SocMon Monitoring Site

Rivière Banane village, Rodrigues

Western Indian Ocean : Mauritius
Year completed: 2006

Report of socio-economic monitoring in Rivière Banane, Rodrigues



To formalise and add to existing knowledge on fisheries and fishers attitudes; To collect data on status of fishery, employment opportunities for displaced fishers, tourism development and marine reserve user fees, investigation of zoning, and complement with data from other user groups; To establish baselines for future monitoring and evaluation as MPAs move from planning stages to implementation.