Table 2. Strategies used to promote local empowerment. Numbers represent the authors’ evaluation of the strategy’s level of importance for local empowerment using a four-point scale, with 3 the highest and 0 the lowest degree of importance. A dash indicates that the strategy was not employed in the system.

Resource monitoring system
Empowerment strategy Hunting in Indigenous Lands (HIL) Biodiversity and Natural Resources Monitoring Use Program of Amazonas Protected Areas (ProBUC) Fauna Monitoring System of Mamirauá Institute (SMUF) Event Book System (EBS) Overall score (out of 12)
Intensive participation in monitoring phases 3 3 1 3 10
Selecting for participants 2 2 2 3 9
Paying for services 1 1 3 2 7
Information and results feedback 1 3 1 1 6
Insertion in external politics 2 1 1 2 6
Informing broader policies 1 1 1 2 5
Linkage with education programs 3 1 1 - 5†
Marketing of monitored resources - - - 3 3‡
†The overall maximum score is 9.
‡The overall maximum score is 3.