SocMon Monitoring Site

Nationwide survey for Palauan Residents; Tourist survey

Pacific Islands : Palau
Year completed: 2019

Palau National Marine Sanctuary: Socioeconomic Baseline Project



Study focused on evaluating the supply chain structure, flow volumes, and value of reef fish and offshore fish in Palau’s domestic market; to better understand residents’ and tourists’ fish preferences, consumption
habits, and willingness to pay for fish and other kinds of proteins; investigate
possible public revenue impacts of changes in fisheries and tourism for Palau;