BRISBANE, Australia – The LMMA Network was awarded the prestigious 2016 Distinguished Service Award for conservation achievement from the Society of Conservation Biology Oceania Conference, for its “extraordinary achievements in advancing and scaling up the practice of community-based marine resource management and conservation in Oceania.” “This award honours all the community leaders, communities and members, local partners and country
Alifereti Tawake, a community advocate and marine researcher from Kadavu, today received the prestigious WWF’s Duke of Edinburgh Conservation Award for his tireless support of communities throughout the region to better manage the land and sea.
The LMMA Network Annual Report: Defining Our Future August 2011
FACILITATOR GUIDE: Mendesain Pengelolaan Sumber Daya Laut Pesisir dan Pulau-Pulau Kecil yang Efektif
A Facilitator's Guide to help sustain community benefits through management for fisheries, ecosystems and climate change. Created by Coral Triangle Support Partnership and Coral Triangle Initiative. Bahasa translation as well as differences in content adapted for local conditions provided by the Indonesia LMMA Network.
Designing Effective Locally Managed Areas in Tropical Marine Environments (Bahasa version). A Booklet to help sustain community benefits through management for fisheries, ecosystems and climate change. Created by Coral Triangle Support Partnership and Coral Triangle Initiative. Bahasa translation as well as differences in content adapted for local conditions provided by the Indonesia LMMA Network.
This manual by SPC is designed for sea cucumber fishers in Pacific Islands. The species depicted in this manual are ones commonly fished in Pacific Islands. The price given to fishers for dried sea cucumbers depends on the species they are selling, how big the individuals are and how well they have been processed. This is because Asian consumers want to buy products that look nice and have an attractive appearance and taste when cooked. So, prices in Asian markets are high for the well processed sea cucumbers and much lower for ones poorly processed.
Produced by the University of the South Pacific Institute of Applied Science in conjunction with the Fiji LMMA Network, this 41-minute program demonstrates step-by-step how to conduct biological monitoring surveys of community fishing grounds and protected areas. It is intended for communities and practitioners who have already progressed through the LMMA Project Planning Process or similar activities.
This video produced by the LMMA Network highlights successes, challenges and advice from communities and practitioners gleaned from their experience in managing their marine areas. 25 minutes plus a 15-minute extra feature.
This guide developed by the LMMA Network gives instructions for engaging local communities and setting up an LMMA. Available in English and French. March 2008