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Gombos, M., Atkinson, S., Green, A., & Flower, K. (Eds.). 2013. Designing Effective Locally Managed Areas in Tropical Marine Environments: A Facilitator’s Guide to Help Sustain Community Benefits Through Management for Fisheries, Ecosystems, Climate Change. Jakarta, Indonesia: USAID Coral Triangle Support Partnership. 

This guide was developed to help improve the design of Locally Managed Areas (LMAs) in the Coral Triangle region. 

Specifically, this guide will support facilitation of community processes for LMAs including: outreach to understand key ecological and social factors that contribute to healthy and abundant resources and the latest science-based recommendations for managing resources so they are healthy, abundant, and resilient; and planning steps to develop zones and rules for LMAs that will help to build long-term healthy, abundant, and resilient coastal and marine resources.
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