2014 CATS C2 (C UW Wiedemeyer) 036CATS Programme Component 2 (CATS2) is built on three principal strategies:

  1. The provision of advisory technical assistance over the entire range of challenges associated with the sustainable management of Marine Managed Areas (MMA) as part of Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM);
  2. The provision of advisory technical assistance to MMAs towards their Sustainable Financial Management; and
  3. The provision of financial assistance to selected projects at MMA sites critical for the effective operationalising of their management activities on the ground/ water.

CATS2 also supports Development Partnerships with the Private Sector (DPP) as a vehicle for achieving sustainable MMA/MPA financial management and ICZM. All CATS2 assistance is gender-sensitive.

Marine Managed Areas (MMA) are coastal areas comprised of marine and terrestrial extend under a specific integrative and multi-stakeholder management regime. MMAs typically consist of multiple management zones, of which a Marine Protected Area (MPA) may be one zone type. Others zones may be recreational zones, urban zones, exclusive fishing zones, no-access zones, etc.

CATS2 Focus MMAs in the CARICOM Region are

 dm_small Dominica Soufriere – Scotts Head Marine Managed Area (SSMMA)
 gd_small Grenada Molinière-Beauséjour Marine Protected Area (MBMPA)
 kn_small St. Kitts and Nevis The Narrows Marine Managed Area (NMMA)
 lc_small Saint Lucia Soufriere, Canaries and Anse la Raye Marine Managed Area (SMMA/CAMMA)
 vc_small St. Vincent and the Grenadines South Coast Marine Managed Area (SCMMA)
 kn_small Jamaica Montego Bay Marine Protected Area (MBMPA)
Oracabessa Bay Fish Sanctuary (OBFS)
Portland Bight Protected Area (PBPA)
Negril Marine Park (NMP)

22.06.2014 – CATS2 Video Documentary Introducing the Principles of Sustainable Financial Management of MMAs

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Useful Resources:

File Description Date added File size
pdf CATS 2 Status MPAs Evaluation of the current status of Marine Protected Areas Management and Development of Recommendations for Project Support Options in five Caribbean Island Countries
Stacy-Ann Robinson/Gopa/2013
August 18, 2014 3:51 pm 5 MB
pdf CATS 2 Status MPAs / Annex Evaluation of the current status of Marine Protected Areas Management and Development of Recommendations for Project Support Options in five Caribbean Island Countries - Annex
Stacy-Ann Robinson/GOPA/2013
August 18, 2014 3:52 pm 6 MB
pdf CATS 1 Additional and Alternative Livelihood Options in MMAs in the Caribbean - 2014 Assessment of Additional and Alternative Livelihood Options in five Marine Protected Areas
Nathalie Maisonneuve/GOPA/2014
August 18, 2014 4:09 pm 2 MB
pdf CATS 2 Baseline Study - Coastal Resources Management and Marine Protected Areas in the Caribbean Programme on Improving Management of Coastal Resources and the Conservation of Marine Biodiversity in Selected CARICOM Countries
CEHI/GIZ
August 18, 2014 4:17 pm 5 MB
pdf CATS 2 GIS Baseline Assessment - 2014 Baseline Assessment and Baseline Mapping of Coastal and Marine Resources in five Marine Protected Areas
Nick Marchesi/GOPA/2014
August 18, 2014 4:01 pm 1,009 KB
pdf CATS 2 GIS Baseline Assessment - Annexes - 2014 Baseline Assessment and Baseline Mapping of Coastal and Marine Resources in five Marine Protected Areas - Annex (Maps)
Nick Marchesi/GOPA/2014
August 18, 2014 4:04 pm 8 MB
pdf CATS C2 NLOF Combined Report (incl. country reports) - 20140515 Evaluation of National Legal and Organisational Frameworks for MPA Management and Recommendations for Project Support Options in five Caribbean Island Countries
GOPA International Short Term Expert, Mrs. Charline Gaudin
June 2, 2015 4:13 pm 2 MB
pdf CATS 2- ReefCheck -Report - 20140702 Reef Check - Capacity Building in Underwater Environmental Monitoring in five (5) Marine Managed Areas in the Caribbean
GOPA International Short Term Expert Trainer / Dr. Moshira Hassan
June 2, 2015 4:19 pm 2 MB