SocMon Monitoring Site

British Virgin Islands – Anegada, Tortola, Jost Van dyke and Virgin Gorda.

Caribbean : British Virgin Islands
Year completed: 2007

Determination of the socio-economic importance of the lobster fishery of the British Virgin Islands. CERMES Technical Report No. 8. 59pp.
CERMES MSc research – Franklin, G.



Determine the economics of the lobster fishery in respect of expenditure and revenue; Describe the social importance of the fishery to several categories of stakeholders; Update and expand a previous economic survey to specifically include lobster; Establish or strengthen linkages among stakeholders for research on the lobster fishery through the use of participatory research methods; and Recommend a system of socio-economic monitoring for the lobster fishery