Lomani Gau Initiative
Lomani Gau Initiative
The project goal is to integrate resource management into community development plans for target village community.
Objective:
• Build the capacity of target communities through training workshops on resource management, sustainable development planning and governance. These workshops will also include alternative livelihood options available to them relating to their conservation plans and activities. (Action Plans will be an outcome of these workshops)
• Formulation, adoption and use of village sustainable development plans toward a final Code of Conduct for Sustainable Living on Gau Island
• Promote sustainable land use practices such as reducing hillside cultivation, deforestation, and eradicate indiscriminate burning of coastal slopes amongst the villagers; protect drinking water sources;
• Rehabilitate degraded coastal habitats; sustainably use coastal resources and identify alternative sources of livelihood.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
University of the South Pacific for Lomani Gau Committee
Country:
Fiji
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Land Degradation
Grant Amount:
US$ 50,000.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 20,500.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 36,431.00
Project Number:
FJI/SGP/OP4/Y1/RAF/07/02
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Indicators
Biophysical
Hectares of globally significant biodiversity area protected or sustainably managed by project 20
Biophysical
Number of local policies informed in biodiversity focal area 10
Empowerment
Number of CBOs / NGOs participated / involved in SGP project 20
Empowerment
Number of women participated / involved in SGP project 25
Empowerment
Number of indigenous people participated/involved in SGP project 100
Biophysical
Hectares of land sustainably managed by project 20
Biophysical
Tons of soil erosion prevented 30
Livehood
Number of individuals (gender diaggregated) who have benefited* from SGP project 20

Grantee Contact

Dr Joeli Veitayaki
Email: veitayaki_j@usp.ac.fj
 

Address

Gau island

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