SocMon Resource: Monitoring Site Reports

Survey of Knowledge, Attitudes, and Perceptions amongst Coastal Communities in Rufiji, Mafia & Kilwa Districts

Western Indian OceanBy Simeon Mesaki, Justin Bamanyisa  |  2006

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This is a report on the findings of a KAP field study conducted on behalf of the WWF, TPO for its RUMAKI Seascape programme, the purpose of which was to “improve socio-economic well-being of coastal RUFIJI-MAFIA-KILWA communities through sustainable, participatory and equitable utilisation and protection of their marine and coastal resources”. The main objective of the consultancy was to conduct a baseline survey of knowledge, attitudes & perceptions (KAP) in representative coastal communities in Rufij, Mafia and Kilwa districts that would assist RUMAKI programme.