Conservation of a Portion of the Aguacaliente Lagoon and Ecotourism
Conservation of a Portion of the Aguacaliente Lagoon and Ecotourism
The objectives of the project are:
1. To protect the Aguacaliente Lagoon as a critical habitat for many species of wildlife and exotic animals therein, such as the tapir, gibnut, turtles, wild ducks, the jabiru stork and many species of fish and plants.
2. To promote environmental issues awareness through community workshops.
3. To promote community based eco-tourism for greater self sufficiency.
4. To refrain from slash and burn agriculture around the area of the lagoon, by introduction of sustainable agricultural practices.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Friends of Lu Ha Lagoon
Country:
Belize
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 14,204.00
Co-Financing Cash:
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 6,860.00
Project Number:
BZE/93/07
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
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Grantee Contact

Mr. Pedro Chub
 

Address

Laguna Village, Toledo District, Belize, C.A.
Latin America & Caribbean ,

SGP Country office contact

Mr. Leonel Requena
Phone:
(501) 822-2462
Email:

Address

UNDP Belize,3rd Floor, Lawrence Nicholas Building Complex ,P.O. Box 53,South Ring Road,
Belmopan, Central America