Recent Projects

Title Understanding threats, resolving conflicts and building collaborative solutions, in the Soufriere Marine Management Area (SMMA) and the Canaries & Anse La Raye Marine Management Area
 Funding Directorate General for Development Cooperation of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs with support from United Nations Environment Programme-Caribbean Environment Programme (UNEP-CEP), the Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife-Regional Activity Centre (SPAW-RAC) and the Caribbean Marine Protected Area Management (CaMPAM).  Co-financing was provided by The Discovery @ Marigot Bay and the Department of Fisheries, St. .
 Report  Download a copy of the project report
 Title  Adaptive Capacity for MPA Governance in the Eastern Caribbean
 Funding  CERMES, UWI., NOAA


What Do We Do?

The SMMA concerns itself with a range of activities that include:

  • projectsScientific research on the natural resources of the area.
  • Regular monitoring of coral reefs, water quality and other environmental factors and resources.
  • Public information and sensitization.
  • Provision of facilities for users of the SMMA, e.g. moorings.
  • Coordination of economic activities related to the SMMA and its resources.
  • Promotion of technologies that are appropriate and linked with local environmental, social and cultural aspects of the SMMA.
  • Surveillance and enforcement of rules and regulations.
  • Conflict resolution among the various user groups whenever necessary.
  • Maintenance of the principles of ongoing participation and public consultation.

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