SocMon Monitoring Site

Community of Metipw in Madolenihmw (impacts of Nan Wap MPA on community)

Pacific Islands : Pohnpei
Year completed: 2018

SEM-Pasifika socio-economic survey Metipw community Madolenihmw Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia



Assess how the marine protected area is impacting the community; Understand the perceived threats to the coastal and marine resources of the site; Determine the awareness of traditional conservation practices; Assesses fishing methods used by the community and how they have changed over time; Understand impacts of climate change faced by the community and how they cope with the impacts; Understand the community’s perspective on large-scale development