COMMUNITY-BASED MANGROVE CONSERVATION
COMMUNITY-BASED MANGROVE CONSERVATION
Conservation of mangrove ecosystem through replanting using local mangrove species and capability building.It is expected that the project shall also be able to reduce indiscriminate cutting of mangroves for fuel wood, housing and fencing materials as well as strengthen the organized community-based fisherfolks and coastal women in Brgy. San Antonio.Protection of the coastal resources especially the mangroves would also protect the nursery/spawning grounds of aquatic and marine species including commercially important species, thereby assuring source of livelihood.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Kauswagan ng Sto. Nino
Country:
Philippines
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 38,362.78
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 11,109.10
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 7,048.87
Project Number:
PHI/47/03 GEF-RNE
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Gender Focus
Educators, local leaders, and community members in coastal communities will be involved and will also be able to understand the key ecological principles in preserving the ecosystem.
Capacity - Building Component
Objectives: Develop and create awareness among local residents living near the protected area through an intensive IEC program; Involve the community in the protection and management of the mangrove conservation project;· Expand sectoral participation in the protection and management of the mangrove project; and Establish linkages with concerned government agencies and non-government organizations;
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Grantee Contact

Ms. Conchita Luna
 

Address

97 Jacinto Street, Catarman, Northern Samar
97 Jacinto Street, C , Visayas ,

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

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