Reforestation of mangrove trees for improving local livelihood , Cambodia

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Project ID

Project Title

Reforestation of mangrove trees for improving local livelihood , Cambodia

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Focus Areas

Geographic Scope

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Financing

Total: $26,413;

Sources of Financing: GEF SGP

Timeframe

2008 - 2010

Status

Ongoing

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Contacts

Contents

Description

The aim of the project is the protection and conservation of coastal natural resources through the establishment and protection of a community conservation area and reforestation of 40 ha of mangrove trees aiming at increasing fish stock and protection of 4 ha?? of existing mangrove and 20 hs of Sea grass protection areas funded by SCS project, which will help to improve the fish habitat, increase biodiversity and improve local livelihood. The project also provides capacity building to community Fisheries committee members, communities and stakeholders to appreciate and protect environmental resources which could lead to a decrease or end of illegal fishing. In addition to that the project will empower women in participation and leadership in group management through organizing them 3 groups (10-15 women each) to participate in protection and conservation of natural resources and actively take part in other community activities.

Expected Outcomes

Achievements: Results and Impact

Lessons for Replication

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References

See also

  1. Why Sanitation and Water Supply are Important to Growth and Development in Cambodia
  2. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Mekong River Basin
  3. Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodia: Nature’s affluence meets human poverty
  4. Sea grass conservation for improving Kampong Samaki Community Livelihood, Cambodia
  5. Sanitation Demand and Supply in Cambodia
  6. Mekong Case Study
  7. Implementation of the Sustainable Development Strategy for the Seas of the East Asia (SDS-SEA)
  8. Community-Based Pro-Poor Tourism Development and Sustainable Natural Resources Management Project, Cambodia
  9. Cambodia Country Paper - Asian Water Development Outlook

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