North Tarawa Community Marine Biodiversity Conservation
North Tarawa Community Marine Biodiversity Conservation
This project intends to firstly explore the status of marine resources of North Tarawa by conducting underwater visual census and socio-economic surveys. Secondly they aim to build and strengthen the capacity of communities to make management decisions and alleviate depletion of coastal resources. This project expects to have a positive impact on the marine environment with regards to sustainable use and protection of particular reef areas and over fished and/or vulnerable species. The project will be a collaborative effort between partners from ThEcoCare, ETC, government agencies and the North Tarawa community.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
ThEcoCare Group
Country:
Fiji
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 48,650.00
Co-Financing Cash:
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 36,800.00
Project Number:
KIR/SGP/OP4/Y1/CORE/07/02
Status:
Project Terminated Before Completion
Project Characteristics and Results
Notable Community Participation
12 village communities on North Tarawa will actively participate in the various activities. A total of 300 people will participate in the consultations but the whole population of 5678 people will benefit from the project.
Capacity - Building Component
Community members will be trained in the following areas: a) marine and socio-economic surveys b)coastal monitoring techniques c) preparation of by laws
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Indicators
Biophysical
Hectares of globally significant biodiversity area protected or sustainably managed by project 10
Biophysical
Number of local policies informed in biodiversity focal area 1
Empowerment
Number of women participated / involved in SGP project 100
Livehood
Number of households who have benefited* from SGP project 200
Livehood
Number of individuals (gender diaggregated) who have benefited* from SGP project 200

Grantee Contact

DR TEMAKEI TEBANO
Phone: 686 29803
 

Address

TARAWA

SGP Country office contact

Ms. Akisi Bolabola
Email:
Ms. Losana Mualaulau
Phone:
(679) 331 0541
Fax:
(679) 331 0540
Email:

Address

C/O UNDP Pacific Office, Private Mail Bag
Suva