Molinière - Beauséjour MPA

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Describe the mechanisms and programmes that are in place in regard to each of the following management tools in the nominated site (fill only the fields that are relevant for your site)

Management tools Existing Mechanisms and programmes in place Comments (if any)
Public awareness, education, and information dissemination programmes yes The MPA has a suite of printed literature about several aspects of the MPA for specific target audiences (e.g. schools, yachting, general public etc.). The MPA also conduct open-air community meeting and informations session. MPA staff do school presentations.
Capacity building of staff and management yes The MPA has management effectiveness workshops for the board of directors and continuous local, regional and international training for staff (i.e. rangers & Biologist)
Research, data storage, and analysis yes The MPA conduct monitoring and research on the status of species and habitats. This data is the entered and stored in an electronic database that allows for easy retrieval and analysis.
Surveillance and enforcement yes The MPA has 5 full-time rangers that conduct enforcement and surveillance of the MPA during the daylight hours of the day (i.e 6am to 6 pm). They also conduct random patrols during the night.
Participation of exterior users yes volunteers are encouraged to participate in all activities of the MPA. They are provided with the necessary training and equipped for the relevant activity.
Alternative and sustainable livelihoods yes The MPA has secured funding for the development of alternative/supplemental livelihood project for fishers and the communities that have been affected by the establishment of the MPA.
Adaptative management yes The MPAhas as its primary tenant the concept of adaptive management. The MPA's monitoring and evaluation process is designed to provide a scientific basis for the adaptive management of the area.