SOC Rapid Assessment

Do you know how your city, municipality or province is doing in the sustainable development of its coastal and marine areas? Take this simple rapid assessment to learn more about the aspects of governance and management where you may be progressing, and areas that may require further attention. You may wish to review the questions ahead of time and/or complete the assessment with a team.

For each of the following 20 questions, please indicate whether the items in question is: 

1. Positive, Available or Improving trend
2. Only baseline data available or Data Not Conclusive
3. Negative, Not available or Deteriorating trend
4. No data available

If you wish to learn more about the results or developing a full SOC report, please contact a PEMSEA representative.



Policy, strategies and plans
Institutional arrangements
Information and public awareness
Capacity development
Financing Mechanisms


Natural and man-made hazard prevention and management
Habitat protection, restoration and management
Water use and supply management
Food security and livelihood management
Pollution reduction and waste management