March 31, 2010

An Analysis of the Law Enforcement Chain in the Eastern Tropical Pacific Seascape

Publisher: Wildaid

Funders: Conservation International, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, The Fish and Wildlife Service Foundation

Language: English

The main objective of this study is to identify and evaluate the critical factors required for effective law enforcement in each MPA of the Seascape.

The specific objectives are:

1. To determine the main strengths and weaknesses of the law enforcement chain in each MPA.

2. To prioritize a series of recommendations to improve the enforcement chain in each MPA.

3. To identify regional initiatives to strengthen cooperation between member states; in particular regarding the conservation of migratory species.