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Assessment and feasibility study of the SSMR to determine the health of benthic habitats, the nature and diversity of life forms and a biophysical survey of the seafloor that can inform management action and support zoning for conflict resolution and marine ecosystem conservation
Component 2: Management of Coastal Resources and Conservation of Marine Biodiversity in the Caribbean
This assistance is part of a regional programme between Germany and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), titled Caribbean Aqua-Terrestrial Solutions (CATS), and specifically its Programme Component 2 'Management of Coastal Resources and Conservation of Marine Biodiversity in the Caribbean'. In the five CARICOM countries of Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, CATS Component 2 focuses on improving the sustainable management, and in particular the sustainable financial management of Marine Managed Areas (MMA)...
A Local Area Management Authority (LAMA) was established under SRO#17 of 1998. This legal authority is made up of various stakeholders relating to the enterprise namely; fishermen, village councillors, The Hospitality Industry, Dominica Watersports Association, Dominica Coast Guard and the Fisheries Division.