SocMon Monitoring Site

Tiun Reef MPA, Parem

Pacific Islands : Chuuk
Year completed: 2011

Chuuk Conservaton Society Chuuk Department of Agriculture / Department of Resource and Economic Affairs



To collect baseline data for the community; To document perceptions on current conditions of marine resources; To document coastal activities and community’s dependence on marine resources; To understand both support & opposition for proposed marine protected area; To collect information on desired type of marine protected area; To identify a source of sustainable financing and alternative livelihoods