Network of Locally Managed Marine Protected Areas in Solomon Islands
WWF - UK
Host Country Institutions:
WWF - Solomon Islands
Fiji, Solomon Islands
To support Solomon Islands’ peoples maintain marine biodiversity and fisheries productivity within the Solomon-Bismarck Sea Ecoregion through appropriate resource management practices such as development of new community managed MPAs and sustainable income generating activities.
Output 1.Communities have a greater under- standing of the status, conservation and management of their marine resources and are empowered to manage near shore marine resources for subsistence and artisanal uses.
Output 2. Enhanced capacity of communities, partners and WWF SI staff for participating in sustainable management of marine resources in the MPAs and for identifying and establishing appropriate alternative livelihood enterprises.
Output 3. Biological and socio economic data collection and analysis
Output 4. Management plans established and community based monitoring programmes implemented
Output 5. Identification & estab. of pilot sustainable income generating projects appropriate to target communities.
Output 6. Lessons learned and documented and distributed.