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Pretoma

  1. 1. PRETOMA A sustainable coastal development model in Bejuco, Costa Rica
  2. 2. Artisanal fishing associations have implemented a sustainable coastal development model in Bejuco, Costa Rica that combines the application of sustainable fishing methods and a responsible consumption model that increase fisher earnings and conserve coastal resources. PRETOMA
  3. 3. The solution’s resource protection strategy has developed two marine protected areas (MPAs) along the country’s Northern Pacific coast and has formally presented a proposal for a third MPA and area ecosystem management plan. Socioeconomic development components include an upcoming full assessment of the fishery for international certification (January 2014), chain of custody reform to include the direct sale of certified fish between fishers and points of consumption, and project replication to other rural coastal communities.

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