The SMMA is involved in a number of initiatives, each corresponding to one or more of our priority programme areas...
The work of the SMMA is primarily focused on the following areas: Social and Economic Development; Research and Monitoring; Education, Public Awareness and Communications; Financing and Revenue Generation; and Infrastructure.
Research & Monitoring The objectives of this programme are: to provide the scientific basis for the formulation and implementation of all programmes related to the management of the use of the natural resources and the development of socio-economic activities in the SMMA; to evaluate the effectiveness of specific management decisions, and to allow management agencies … Continue reading Research & Monitoring
Education, Public Awareness & Communication The objectives of this programme are: to improve the quality and effectiveness of the management decisions made by THE ASSOCIATION; to mobilise human, technical and financial resources to assist with the implementation of all management programmes; to establish the credibility of THE ASSOCIATION and to build support for its objectives … Continue reading Education, Public Awareness & Communication
Social & Economic Development The objectives of this programme are: to derive equitable social and economic benefits from the sustainable use of the natural and cultural resources of the SMMA; to encourage, to the maximum extent possible, the equitable distribution of these benefits among the various sectors of the community, with particular attention being paid … Continue reading Social & Economic Development
Financing & Revenue Generation The objectives of this programme are: to provide funding for the management and development of the SMMA and for the operation of THE ASSOCIATION; to ensure the effectiveness and financial sustainability of all other management programmes; to secure the flexibility and self-sufficiency of the SMMA. The main instruments of implementation of … Continue reading Financing & Revenue Generation
Infrastructure The objective of this programme is to equip THE ASSOCIATION with the infrastructure it needs for the implementation of all its activities and the realisation of its mission. Facilities to be acquired include but are not limited to: interpretation facilities; jetties and landing facilities; information and orientation signs; recreational facilities; facilities required in support … Continue reading Infrastructure