SocMon Monitoring Site

West Caicos Marine National Park (WCMNP)

Caribbean : Turks and Caicos Islands
Year completed: 2013

Socio-economic monitoring at the West Caicos Marine National Park, West Caicos, Turks and Caicos Islands.
TCI SocMon Project



1. To assess uses of the National Marine Park and identify threats and problems to the natural resources; 2. Evaluate stakeholder awareness of, and compliance with, regulations and policy and their enforcement; 3. To determine stakeholder capacity and willingness for collaboration in WCMNP stewardship and management, and promote participatory monitoring and evaluation as part of stewardship and management; 4. To assess trends in the extent to which WCMNP management bodies are contributing to the achievement of NMP goals (objectives).