Table 3. Scales and dimensions of local empowerment promoted through the use of monitoring systems in Brazilian Amazonia and Namibia. Numbers represent the authors’ evaluation of local empowerment using a four-point scale, with 3 the highest and 0 the lowest degree of importance.

Scale of empowerment Dimension of empowerment
Monitoring system Individual Community Psychological Social Political Economic
Hunting in Indigenous Lands (HIL) 3 2 3 1 2 1
Biodiversity and Natural Resources Monitoring Use Program of Amazonas Protected Areas (ProBUC) 3 2 3 2 1 1
Fauna Monitoring System of Mamirauá Institute (SMUF) 2 1 2 1 1 2
Event Book System (EBS) 3 2 3 1 2 3
Overall score (out of 12) 11 7 11 5 6 7