Terms of Ref­er­ence for Con­sul­tancy Ser­vices Terms of Ref­er­ence

The Star (St. Lucia) - - LOCAL - Po­si­tion: Term of Em­ploy­ment: Jan­uary 2015 – March 2015 In­tro­duc­tion: Scope of work: Key De­liv­er­ables: Pro­tec­tion Area (PSEPA) Pointe Sable En­vi­ron­men­tal ‘Cli­mate Re­silient East­ern Caribbean Marine Man­aged Ar­eas Net­work (ECMMAN)’

Re­searcher, Point Sable En­vi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion Area, Saint Lu­cia Na­tional Trust - South The Saint Lu­cia Na­tional Trust (SLNT), in con­junc­tion with the Gov­ern­ment of Saint Lu­cia through the Depart­ment of Fish­eries, is im­ple­ment­ing the first phase of the Project ‘Strength­en­ing of the

along the South-East Coast of Saint Lu­cia’. This Project is part of a wider ca­pac­ity build­ing ini­tia­tive for marine pro­tected ar­eas man­age­ment in the OECS ad­min­is­tered by the UNEP-CEP Spe­cially Pro­tected Ar­eas and Wildlife (SPAW) Pro­gram and its Re­gional Ac­tiv­ity Cen­ter (SPAW-RAC) and the Caribbean Marine Pro­tected Ar­eas Man­age­ment Net­work (CaMPAM). The ini­tia­tive falls un­der the project co­or­di­nated by The Na­ture Con­ser­vancy (TNC) and funded by the Ger­man Fed­eral Min­istry for the En­vi­ron­ment, Na­ture Con­ser­va­tion build­ing and Nu­clear Safety (BMUB).

Com­pi­la­tion of avail­able data, stud­ies and re­ports on the PSEPA in­clud­ing all biological re­search both ter­res­trial and within the marine and fresh­wa­ter en­vi­ron­ment; all so­cio-eco­nomic as­sess­ments of com­mu­ni­ties found within or ad­ja­cent to the PSEPA; en­vi­ron­men­tal health stud­ies as­so­ci­ated or likely to have some rel­e­vance to the site, fish­eries stock as­sess­ments in­clud­ing an­nual lob­ster and sea urchin pop­u­la­tion stud­ies; and re­source ex­trac­tion re­ports or as­sess­ments. The con­sul­tant is also ex­pected to in­clude all re­search stud­ies con­ducted at the Maria Is­lands Wildlife Re­serve, the Mankòtè Man­groves area and within the Sa­vannes Bay. Any tourism data such as ho­tel oc­cu­pancy rates should also be in­cluded. Re­view the re­search con­ducted and any re­sult­ing con­clu­sions, rec­om­men­da­tions for fur­ther ac­tions, and pre­pare a sum­mary re­port de­tail­ing chrono­log­i­cally, the stud­ies and rec­om­men­da­tions. sum­maries where ap­pro­pri­ate of all re­search pa­pers, re­ports, as­sess­ments, data in­for­ma­tion re­lated to the re­sources within and so­cio-eco­nomic con­di­tions within the PSEPA and copies of the doc­u­ments in­cluded in the com­pi­la­tion; and

Geral­dine Pitt, LIME CEO, South­ern Clus­ter.

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