Ligawasan Marsh Integrated Conservation and Resource Management Project (Three Years Formation Stage)
Ligawasan Marsh Integrated Conservation and Resource Management Project (Three Years Formation Stage)
The project seeks to protect and rehabilitate the remaining resources through community participation. To achieve these objectives, the project strategy involves the conservation and protection, sustainable area management and organization of farmers/fishefolks into association/cooperative that can eventually participate in the management of the project.

The realization of these project goals is expected to have a great impact to the marsh and its occupants. Rehabilitation and regeneration of forest cover of the marsh bring back the biodiversity/habitat and increasing income among community memebrs in the long run, assume social benefit resulting from the implementation of the project.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Maguindanaon Development Foundation Inc.
Country:
Philippines
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 45,654.70
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 24,665.37
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 9,602.32
Project Number:
PHI/15/02 GEF-RNE
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Gender Focus
Gender sensitivity training is also a training plan to be conducted to men and women to have better understanding among men and women in their critical role in the marsh conservation and protection project.
Capacity - Building Component
In support to the environmental conservation and protection, partner NGOs and the community members shall be trained in environmental planning and management focusing on wetland management. As an application of the community to what they learned from training, they will be identifying initial area for community nursery and fish and bird sanctuary site. Procured and raised planting materials shall be planted in the identified sites. As the community improved and increase awareness in the environmental conservation, expansion and to other area is expected as success indicator resulting the project implementation. Community organizing and mobilization will concentrate with the organization of the community into a functional peoples' organization who serves as a major partner and assume the role of sustaining the marsh development intervention. Components of their participation are: Organizational Formation and Strengthening - Leadership development, policy and system development, environmental awareness and education campaign. Advocacy shall be provided to the organized groups.
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Partnership

The Royal Netherlands Embassy

Grantee Contact

Mr. Dausay S. Daulog, Executive Director
 

Address

BSP Building, Alunan Ave., Koronadal City
South Cotabato ,
 

Website

http://none

SGP Country office contact

Ms. Rochelle Balitaan Villanueva
Phone:
+63 2 2944082
Email:
Atty Rodolfo Ferdinand Jr Quicho
Phone:
+63 2 2944082
Fax:
+63 2 2944082
Email:

Address

Biodiversity Management Bureau Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center North Avenue, Diliman
Quezon City, Metro Manila, 1101

Country Website