Factors influencing resource users and managers' perceptions towards marine protected area management in Kenya

  title={Factors influencing resource users and managers' perceptions towards marine protected area management in Kenya},
  author={T. McClanahan and J. Davies and J. Maina},
  journal={Environmental Conservation},
  pages={42 - 49}
Non-compliance with marine protected area (MPA) regulations is a problem worldwide, and this is being addressed through community programmes. Park service and fisheries department personnel, and fishers living adjacent to three parks were studied to determine their perceptions of MPAs. The hypotheses that positive perceptions towards the management of fisheries exclusion and gear-restricted areas would increase with the wealth, education, age and years of employment of the person, the history… Expand
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