Tourism development in Bakkie
Tourism development in Bakkie
This project will aim to increase livelihood and awareness of local community through construction of infrastructure works (proper drainage and strengthening the embankments) as well as capacity building (awareness and training for local community). The project site is located within a proected area, namely the Commewijne/Marowijne MUMA (Multiple Use Management Area).
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Stichting Warappa
Country:
Suriname
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 49,650.00
Co-Financing Cash:
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 50,000.00
Project Number:
SUR/SGP/OP4/RAF/BD/12/01
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Capacity - Building Component
One of the activities of this project is to organize the community members into a local CBO (Buurtcomite Bakkie), increase the project management skills of the board members and to officially register the CBO as a Stichting or other legal entity
Notable Community Participation
The communities from not only Bakkie, but also from Alliance will profit from this project, as they are small communities, but the tourism development will be a huge impact on their livelihoods. Locals will be trained to become tourist guides and advocate the unique biodiversity of this area, as well as raising awareness on how they can increase sustainable income generation.
Indicators
Livehood
Number of individuals (gender diaggregated) who have benefited* from SGP project 25

Partnership

Ministry of Regional Development, Ministry of Public Works

Grantee Contact

Sebastiaan Spek
Phone: +597-8654130
Email: baslelystad@yahoo.com
 

Address

Village of Bakkie
District of Commewijne ,

SGP Country office contact

Mr. Eric Wijngaarde
Phone:
597-420030 ext. 238
Email:

Address

UNDP Sub-office Paramaribo, Gongrijpstraat 25
Paramaribo, Latin America