Development of Traditional Ecotourism and Cross North Semau
Development of Traditional Ecotourism and Cross North Semau
General purpose
Developing the northern part of Semau Island as a coastal ecotourism route
Specific Objective 1: Conservation of coastal tourism destination areas
1. Village regulations regarding the zoning of seabed management tourism
2. There are mangrove seeds that grow in coastal areas
1. Mapping the health and carrying capacity of coastal coral reefs
2. Coastal conservation (turtle taging and mangrove planting)
3. Workshop on making coastal village regulations in Otan and Uadiri
Specific Objective 2: Develop pokdarwis in the villages across the north, especially in Uasiswa and Otan
1. There is a Pokdarwis structure and an ecotourism management work program
2. Development of a community-based accommodation network
3. People can communicate with tourists (in English) at least with simple sentences
1. Workshop and pokdarwis visioning
2. Training in managing household-based accommodation
3. Simple English training
Specific Objective 3: Develop coastal tourism destinations in the northern route
1. There is a map of tourism potential and efforts to develop this potential
2. Availability of scuba dive and snorkeling equipment
1. Mapping and developing tourism potential (lagoon and turtle conservation, dive spots and fish arrows)
2. Provision of scuba and snorkeling equipment
Specific Goal 4: Promote coastal marine tourism
1. The existence of tourist visits
2. Implementation of cross country competitions
1. Picnic to the island as you wish
2. Tour promotional packages
The expected results at the end of the collaboration with GEF SGP
The environment of the northern route of the island of Semau is preserved as a coastal ecotourism area managed by the community. In addition, it is hoped that networks will be formed with tour operators and other regional communities to support the sustainability of ecotourism.

How the community measures the success of the activity
The success of activities is measured by the number of tourist visits that continue to be stable, the community knows the coastal use zone, the increase in the number of certain fish catches in the coastal zone and the destination is maintained clean.

Opportunities for sustainability of activities
Activities will continue because Pokdarwis that has been formed has a structure and tourism management program and management. In addition, there are village regulations regarding zoning and management of coastal tourism that are mutually agreed upon.

Estimation of Risks and Actions
- Risks in developing coastal ecotourism include price competition and fishing methods that tourists do not like (shooting fish). Price is an attractive factor for tourists to visit tourist sites. Prices are usually set based on the destination offered. Regulation and management through pokdarwis and village regulations control prices.
Fishing in Semau is still traditional, using arrows. This method is seen as one of the ways to conserve coral reefs. But for some tourists, this method is not liked. Tourists prefer to catch fish which will then be released back into the sea. The solution is zoning sites that can be captured by archery and areas that are not allowed. Another measure is the existence of regulations regarding the types of fish that can be caught. So that there is no excessive exploitation of fish resources

Project Snapshot

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Area Of Work:
Grant Amount:
US$ 30,000.00
Co-Financing Cash:
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 30,076.00
Project Number:
Satisfactorily Completed

Grantee Contact

Mr System Administrator


Kelurahan Lasiana, Kecamatan Kelapa Lima
Kupang , East Nusa Tenggara ,

SGP Country office contact

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


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