Restoration of Traditional Assets and Removal of Invasive Plants and Trash to Protect Wetlands and Water Sources in Ngeraus Village, Palau, Micronesia

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Project Title

Restoration of Traditional Assets and Removal of Invasive Plants and Trash to Protect Wetlands and Water Sources in Ngeraus Village, Palau, Micronesia

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Financing

Total: $50,000;

Sources of Financing: GEF SGP

Timeframe

2006 - 2008

Status

Ongoing

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Description

This project is focused on water resources in the Ngeraus village in Ngchesar State of palau. The community is linking restoration of water resources (particularly, two main water resources in the village) with restoration of their traditional assets (stone paths and traditional structures). The water resources, which had been traditionally critical for village survival, have been neglected in the past due to availability of the public system. The village wish to restore these assets to revive importance of such local resources.

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Achievements: Results and Impact

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See also

  1. RMI: Sustainable Reef Awareness Campaign, Micronesia
  2. Pacific Islands Oceanic Fisheries Management Project
  3. Namdrik Atoll Pearl Farm and Lagoon Management Plan for Community Revitalization, Micronesia
  4. Improving community-based MPA management by designing floating rafts as portable surveillance stations to help minimize poaching activities and for utilization of sustainable income generating projects as a model for Pohnpei MPA Network, Micronesia
  5. Alternative Income Generation for MPA Communities in Pohnpei, FSM through Small-scale Mariculture ventures, Micronesia

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