Connecting coastal communities for integrated seascape management in AtlŠntida, Honduras
Dr Robert Bensted-Smith
FFI - Fauna and Flora International
DESCRIPTION: The project will build capacity for integrated management of the seascape encompassing three important, ecologically connected MPAs. It will strengthen participatory governance, generate and use information for ecosystem management, build cooperation between site managers, build inter-community networks for resource management and development, and empower communities as stakeholders and economic actors
PURPOSE: Integrated seascape management is strengthened, connecting inter-dependent marine ecosystems and stakeholders at 3 MPAs and improving food security in 6 coastal communities.
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