Yaubula Management Support Teams

Gender empowerment, Yaubula Management Support Team © FLMMA
Published: 09 November 2014
Last edited: 05 October 2020
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Summary

Yaubula - Management of land and sea resources have to be holistic with people at the center. Support Team is based on a co-management principle recognising the need for communities, local government, non- government agencies, and private enterprises to actively work together to support each other and sustain Yaubula management efforts Island and provincial based approach to addressing how to grow, scale up and maintain Yaubula management efforts

Classifications

Region
Oceania
Scale of implementation
Local
Subnational
Ecosystem
Marine and coastal ecosystems
Open sea
Theme
Access and benefit sharing
Coastal and marine spatial management
Connectivity / transboundary conservation
Local actors
Protected area governance
Protected area management planning
Challenges
Lack of public and decision maker’s awareness
Poor monitoring and enforcement

Location

Kadavu Island, Kadavu Province, Eastern Division, Fiji
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Impacts

All 75 Kadavu villages have a Yaubula management plans Network of Tabu Areas Support team actively supporting communities, reviewing their Yaubula management plans Policy influence - Provincial ban on use of UBA and night spearfishing

Contributed by

Brad Carte

Other contributors

Mr Kaminieli Veitaukitong
Fiji Locally Managed Marine Area (FLMMA) Network