CMPA Technical Report Series No. 26. Capacity Needs Assessment for Participatory Management of Coastal and Marine Protected Areas in India: Media sector in Gujarat

The study customized the Capacity Needs Assessment (CNA) tool developed by CMPA project, using a situation analysis of the capacity development systems, structures and tools relevant to marine protected areas (MPA’s) for the media sector assessment in Gujarat. The assessment was conducted by the organization Charkha, in 10 districts in Gujarat (Amreli, Ahmedabad, Bhavnagar, Gandhinagar, Jamnagar, Kachchh, Navsari, Rajkot, Surat and Valsad). Media professionals from print media, radio and state level TV channels, particularly local channel owners and website owners were engaged.