Developing reserves for biodiversity conservation & sustainable fisheries in Rodrigues
Dr Alasdair Edwards
University of Newcastle Upon Tyne
Host Country Institutions:
Shoals Rodrigues, Fisheries Research and Training Unit, Rodrigues Regional Assembly
A sustained improvement in the protection of Rodrigues' marine biodiversity and its fisheries management
Management strategy developed and approved amongst stakeholder groups. Monitoring programmes for biodiversity in lagoon and reef habitats and status of fisheries established and carried out by 2 partner agencies.
Education campaigns for fishers, children, young people and the wider community.
Lessons learned and best practice guidelines