'Establishment of Community Based Local Rare Fruits Garden in KunjangRiver, Potential For Ecotourism
'Establishment of Community Based Local Rare Fruits Garden in KunjangRiver, Potential For Ecotourism
Project goal:
To preserve population of tropical local fruits varieties, through stimulating the conservation awareness of the local community and maximizing the utilization of unproductive lands.


Project objective :
1. To conserve biodiversity through the active participation of local community;
2. To increase the participation of the community in utilizing unproductive lands;
3. To provide a pilot for the community in replicating demoplot to a larger areas;
4. To establish a picnic ground (fruits garden) for holidays to be visited by local or urban inhabitants;
5. To provide potential alternative source of income for local community;
6. To increase the welfare of the community.


Activities to be carried out under the project :

1. Preparation.
a) Nursery establishment;
b) Land preparation and management;
c) Seeds collection.

2. Local training and education in the field.
a) Seeds planting and preserving;
b) Farming techniques;
c) Harvest and post-harvest techniques.

3. Outreach Approach.
a) Dissemination of the succeed results;
b) Replication of the activities to a larger areas.

4. Technical Assistance.
a) Saplings preparation techniques;
b) Preserving techniques;
c) Pest/disease control method.

5. Evaluation and Reporting.


Project Participants and/or beneficiaries :
1. Yayasan Tembak Maris.
2. Loa Bakung village, Kunjang River, Samarinda, East Kalimantan.



Anticipated result of project :
1. Utilization of unproductive land into a productive, so it will embark the potent of the community in land establishing a better environment;
2. Distribution of the fruits saplings to surrounding villages will be a positive impact of the project in order to conserve rare fruits in East Kalimantan;
3. Establishment of new employment opportunity for local community;
4. New source of income for the community which in turn will improve their welfare.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Yayasan Tembak Maris
Country:
Indonesia
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 9,709.90
Co-Financing Cash:
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 1,006.90
Project Number:
GEF INS/YBUL/97-032
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
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Grantee Contact

Badarudin Hamidy
 

Address

Jl. Kulintang No. 5
Samarinda , East Kalimantan ,

SGP Country office contact

Ms. Catharina Dwihastarini
Phone:
(62-21) 720-6125/722-0905
Fax:
(62-21) 722-0905
Email:

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Jakarta Selatan, 12130

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