Capacity Building

Socioeconomic Monitoring Guidelines for Coastal Managers in South Asia/SOCMON South Asia

<p>These guidelines are intended to provide guidance for conducting a socioeconomic assessment in the South Asia region, including determining assessment objectives, selecting indicators, collecting data, and analyzing data, and using the resulting information for adaptive management. Use of these guidelines is ideally accompanied by hands-on training; please contact your regional SocMon coordinator regarding upcoming training opportunities in your region.</p>

Adaptation and Learning in Coastal Management: the Experience of Five East African Initiatives

<p>This article explores principles of adaptive, learning-based resource management and their practical application in coastal management projects in East Africa. The principles of feedback and adjustment, experimentation, and carefully guided participatory processes that capture widespread knowledge are used to describe the experience of five projects in Kenya, Tanzania, and Mozambique. The findings are drawn from a variety of sources, including site visits and interviews.

Marine and coastal protected areas: a guide for planners and managers

<p>This is a new editon of the classic textbook on marine protected area (MPA) management in the tropics, originally produced as an output of the Bali World Parks Congress in 1982. Approaches to planning and managing MPAs have evolved considerably. Major advances include innovative financing mechanisms, partnerships with the private sector and NGOs, and collaborative management between government and coastal communities.

Socioeconomic Monitoring Guidelines for Coastal Managers in the Caribbean: SOCMON Caribbean

<p>These guidelines are intended to provide guidance for conducting a socioeconomic assessment in the Caribbean region, including determining assessment objectives, selecting indicators, collecting data, and analyzing data, and using the resulting information for adaptive management. Use of these guidelines is ideally accompanied by hands-on training; please contact your regional SocMon coordinator regarding upcoming training opportunities in your region.</p>

Education and Training in Integrated Coastal Management: Lessons from the International Arena

<p>The market for education and training in integrated coastal area management is considered, taking due account of integrated management, economic sectors and the regional dimension. Course outputs are then dealt with, including relationships with students, coastal management organisations, and objectives and structure of courses. Infrastructure requirements are evaluated in terms of pure academic and applied approaches, noting the three types of institution involved; and knowledge base and skills characteristics. The Mediterranean context is briefly discussed.</p>

Guidebook for Policy and Legislative Development on Conservation and Sustainable Use of Freshwater Resources

<p>This Guidebook provides information not only on national legislation, but also on a number of international agreements and conventions that have been produced in recent years. Its scope is not limited to legal issues. It addresses such issues as the precautionary principle, adaptive management, and the importance of data collection and monitoring as instruments for sustainable development.

Methods for Ecological Monitoring of Coral Reefs: A Resource for Managers. Version 1

<p>The aim of this book is to help managers of coral reefs select appropriate ecological monitoring programs, protocols and methods for your coral reef management needs. This book was written in response to requests from coral reef managers for advice on monitoring, especially: 1. How monitoring can help management; 2. How to choose the best methods to suit your needs; and 3. The good and bad points and associated costs of a wide range of monitoring methods. (Source - Book)</p>

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