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This paper is designed primarily for coastal community members, leaders and supporting partner organizations to gain the knowledge and skills that they need to establish a successful locally-managed marine area (LMMA) with community-based adaptive management (CBAM). The paper is appropriate for people who are members of the community or highly familiar with it and has already been used in countries where LMMAs are established. The four phases are thoroughly explained:

  1. initial assessment;
  2. LMMA design and planning;
  3. implementation of CBAM;
  4. ongoing CBAM

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