SocMon Monitoring Site

Helen Reef Island MPAEchang Villages, Koror, Babedaob

Pacific Islands : Palau
Year completed: 2009

Helen Reef and Hatohobei Community: SEM-Pasifika socio-economic assessment report



Collect basic demographic information (including income and occupation); Determine frequency of access to and use of Helen Reef (including frequency of trips and
activities while there); Determine the community members’ long term vision for Helen Reef (including interest and feasibility of moving back); Identify perceived threats to Helen Reef; Understand awareness and knowledge of management activities; Determine perceived changes in resource since new rules in place; Determine perceived level of enforcement; Determine community satisfaction with management (support for process and level of agreement with rules); Collect information about how can management be improved