SocMon Resource: Monitoring Site Reports

Socio-economic trends of adjacent communities of the Sandy Island Oyster Bed Marine Protected Area

CaribbeanBy Orlando Harvey  |  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 Initiative1 indicated the need for capacity building in socio-economic monitoring for the development of an effective regional system of MPAs.