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Evaluating stakeholder participatory processes in policy development for Marine Protected Areas

Rasheed, A. Rifaee; Abulla, Ameer


This paper evaluates two stakeholder participatory workshops (local communities and tourism stakeholder) to support the development of a management plan for South Ari Atoll Marine Protected Area (SAMPA), Maldives. SAMPA is the largest MPA in the country declared by Maldives to preserve one of the largest whale shark aggregations in the world. However, to date it exists with no management plan to date. The objective of the workshops was to consult with stakeholders on a range of potential...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Marine Policy
DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2019.103737


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