Conservation of mangrove ecosystem through the empowerment and development of community-based conservation initiatives
Conservation of mangrove ecosystem through the empowerment and development of community-based conservation initiatives
By year 2014, community participation is increased and the community-based conservation initiatives is developed in Percut coast.

Objective 1 : Strengthen the role of village institutions and community organizations in doing mangrove conservation.
Indicators :
1. The emergence of support from communities’ institutions and organizations to enhance mangrove conservation of Percut coast.
2. The formation of the first group of volunteers’ cadres of mangrove conservation.
Activities :
1. Implement conservation village workshops and upgrade capacity of community organizations to increase the support from village’s institutions and community organizations (fishermen) through the formulation of a charter supporting mangrove conservation of Percut coast for 2 times
2. Carry out at least 4 times thematic discussions on mangrove conservation and adaptation to global climate change. The aims are to strengthen the group and strengthen the role of village institutions
3. Establishment and declaration of mangrove conservation cadre group that play an active role in mangroves conservation of Percut coast.

Objective 2 : Development of information and education center of mangrove conservation.
Indicators :
1. One unit of information and education center on mangrove conservation is present and operated in a residential block of Percut Bagan in 2013
2. The production of information media about the function and potential of mangrove ecosystem, through the production of 10 signboard units, 1,000 posters, 1,000 brochures, 1,000 stickers, 500 pins, 10 banners, 100 pieces of shirts.
Activities :
1. Set up one unit of information centers and community conservation education center for mangrove conservation, through self-financing from PILAR Indonesia and from community support.
2. Design, manufacture, and distribute a variety of media in form of signboards, banners, posters, stickers, brochures about mangrove forest ecosystems as media of information, education and mangrove conservation campaign. Process of media production will be conducted in participatory manner by carrying out media pre-test before they are being produced for the sake of media accuracy and effectiveness.

Objective 3 : Rehabilitation of degraded mangrove forest areas.
Indicators :
1. The rehabilitation of degraded mangrove forest area by planting 10,000 mangrove trees in Percut coastal, Deli Serdang in 2013.
2. The availability of 16,000 mangrove seedlings through the establishment of community-based mangrove nursery center in Percut village which will be used for reforestation and mangrove planting.
3. Replanting and maintenance of tree in rehabilitation area by fishermen facilitated in the program in participatory manner, for six months, in the critical period of mangrove growth.
Activities :
1. Set up centers of community-based mangrove nursery for the rehabilitation needs of degraded mangrove forests and build mangrove plantation in Percut village in participatory manner, along with a group of local fishermen that will produce at least 16,000 mangrove seedlings.
2. Conduct at least 3 times of FGD meetings to mobilize community participation to raise support for rehabilitation movement of degraded mangrove. FGD is conducted periodically to mobilize participation and support.
3. Carry out trees maintenance through replanting and caring of mangrove trees and measure trees’ growth in the rehabilitated forest for at least 6 months after the planting in a participatory manner.

Objective 4 : Increase the awareness and capacity of mangrove conservation as well as the adaptation to global climate change to the public.
Indicators :
1. Increased understanding and awareness of 300 families, including children, youth and fishing community on the importance of saving and conserving mangrove ecosystems in Percut coast.
2. Increased capacity of fishermen groups being facilitated on the management of sustainable natural resources and the importance of conserving mangrove ecosystem through training, awareness raising and groups discussion.
3. Increased awareness and understanding on the impacts of mangrove forest degradation and global climate change.
Activities :
1. Carry out pre and post survey of knowledge, attitudes, behavior and social studies of Percut coastal communities, to find out the impact of the project on knowledge, attitudes and behaviors.
2. Carry out at least 5 times group discussions on conservation of community-based mangrove ecosystems and on adaptation to the impacts of global climate change.
3. Carry out a minimum of 6 times awareness raising activities about mangrove conservation and adaptation to global climate change, through film screenings and discussions in village level.
4. Carry out conservation education to children and adolescents through school visits for 4 times and 24 times mobile library visits.
5. Carry out mangrove conservation festival 1 time in which a variety of activities such as exhibitions, competitions, and mangrove conservation campaign are being held.
6. Implement 2 times training on mangrove conservation and adaptation to global climate change to the youth to increase knowledge, capacity, and support.

Objective 5 : Set up a demonstration plot of silvofishery techniques to encourage a sustainable management of coastal resources as well as extending coastal’s green space.
Indicators :
1. The operation of plot of silvofishery technique pilot that combines aquaculture and mangrove cultivation in Percut village.
2. The establishment of mangrove plantations with the planting of 3,000 trees on pilot plot as timber stock and as extension of coastal’s green space.
3. Increased capacity of fishermen groups being facilitated in the program on natural resources management and on the importance of conserving mangrove ecosystem through training and groups discussion.
Activities :
1. Build one unit of silvofishery technique sample plots that combines aquaculture and mangrove plantation as a place to learn about sustainable natural resource management.
2. Carry out 2 times training on silvofishery management techniques and training on alternative livelihood such as training on business development of mangrove-based or marine-based products.

Objective 6 : Program monitoring and evaluation.
Indicators :
1. Monitor, ensure and document program deliveries are achieved as the time frame and plan.
2. Identify errors, challenges in the process of program implementation.
3. Look for recommendations for program improvement and sustainability.
4. Draft mid and final project report.
Activities :
1. Carry out twice; in the mid and end of the project.
2. Carry out one multi stakeholder workshop at the end of the program to evaluate and draft follow-up plan.
3. Production of participatory film as project documentation.
4. Draft a final report that describes the progress of projects, achievements, challenges and impact of the project, as well as the follow-up plan.

1. The information, environmental education center and initiatives of community-based mangrove conservation are set up and operated in Percut coast
2. Mangrove forests in Percut coast are rehabilitated with 10,000 trees through participatory restoration mechanism
3. The development of silvofishery technique pilot as the center of economic development and sustainable natural management and encourage adaptation due to global climate change impact
4. The formation of mangrove conservation cadre group that is active in mangrove conservation efforts in Percut coast
5. Increased awareness and village institution’s support as well as community organizations for mangroves conservation in Percut coast
6. Increased knowledge, understanding and conservation awareness about mangrove conservation and the impact of global climate change since early age to children and youth and the overall community.

Direct : Direct participants and beneficiaries are fishing communities who live in a residential block of Bagan Percut, Percut village, comprising of 1,002 people (236 families) with a ratio of men and women is 492 to 510 people.
Indirect : Indirect participants and beneficiaries of the project are the entire population living in the coastal area in Percut villages, comprising of 13,066 people (3,130 Family), with the ratio of men and women is 6,484 to 6,582 people.
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Project Snapshot

Pilar Indonesia
Area Of Work:
Grant Amount:
US$ 20,000.00
Co-Financing Cash:
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 19,873.00
Project Number:
Satisfactorily Completed

Grantee Contact

Mr Ismail
Phone: 6281361739334


Perumahan Griya Angsana Blok A-5 Jl.Pendidilkan Dusun VIII Desa Bandar Khalipah Kecamatan Percut Sei Tuan, Kab.Deli Serdang, Sumatera Utara 20371
Deli Serdang , Sumatera Utara , 20371

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Ms. Catharina Dwihastarini
(62-21) 720-6125/722-0905
(62-21) 722-0905
Mr. Hery Budiarto
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(62-21) 722-0905
Ms. Meinar Sapto Wulan
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