Enabling stakeholder-driven patrolling and enforcement

Published: 21 August 2015
Last edited: 26 August 2016
Maintaining oversight and monitoring of the marine protected area are conducted with various agencies working in the area. These include the Border Guard, local police, and local people. It is very important to encourage local communities to participate in patrolling and provide information on violations, as well as giving them a direct stake in local natural resource protection.

Classifications

Category
Education, training and other capacity development activities
Enforcement and prosecution
Scale of implementation
Local
Phase of solution
Implementation

Enabling factors

Participation of various agencies: the Border Guard, local police, and local people. MPA entrance fees support for running costs Well trained patrolling and enforcement team.

Lessons learned

The development and implementation involves various agencies: the Border Guard, local police, and local people. This ensures a high and direct stake of local communities in local natural resource protection so to generate information on violations.