SocMon Resource: Monitoring Site Reports

Socio-economic data for informing management planning at the South Coast Marine Conservation Area, St. Vincent and the Grenadines

CaribbeanBy M. Pena, Lucine Edwards, Bernard John, Bradford Latham, Andrew Lockhart, Katherine Blackman, Sternley Walker  |  2013

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Socio-economic monitoring for coastal management in the Caribbean (SocMon Caribbean) is a globally networked, regionally adapted, practical methodology of socio-economic monitoring for coastal management (Bunce et al. 2000, Bunce and Pomeroy 2003). Consultation with representatives of the MPA community associated with the Caribbean Challenge Initiative indicated the need for capacity building in socio-economic monitoring for the development of an effective regional system of MPAs.