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The engagement of stakeholders in the marine spatial planning process
Pomeroy, R.S.; Douvere, F. (2008). The engagement of stakeholders in the marine spatial planning process. Mar. Policy 32(5): 816-822.
In: Marine Policy. Pergamon: Guildford. ISSN 0308-597X, more
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    Ecosystem management; Local participation; Marine environment; Planning process; Stakeholder analysis; Sustainability; Marine

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  • Pomeroy, R.S.
  • Douvere, F., more

    Due to the interdependency that exists between the ecosystem resources and its users, successful implementation of ecosystem-based management depends on the identification and understanding of different stakeholders, their practices, expectations and interests. Today, many scientists and resource managers agree that the involvement of stakeholders is a key factor for a successful management regime in the marine environment. The way stakeholders are involved in the process must reflect, or at least address, the existing complexity of the specific context. A comprehensive method that allows doing this is by use of stakeholder analysis and mapping. This article will focus on the various types and stages of stakeholder participation in a marine spatial planning process, and will illustrate how to conduct a stakeholder analysis that allows the involvement of stakeholders in an adequate way that is sustainable over time.

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