Programme to Support Inshore Fishermen for Sustainable Fisheries
The Consumers' Association of Penang (CAP) in collaboration with inshore fishing communities of Penang aim to protect and promote the use of indigenous knowledge and practices related to traditional fishing practices in Penang, as well as the conservation and sustainable use of the mangrove forests for alternative sustainable livelihoods such as indigenous medicine and handicrafts making. Also traditional inshore fishing communities will be educated on the importance of preserving mangrove forests for ensuring the sustainability of their fisheries resources and promote their shifting to alternative sustainable livelihoods.
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Project Snapshot

Country: Malaysia
Area Of Work: Biodiversity
Operational Phase: Phase 2
Grant Amount: US$ 50,000.00
Co-Financing Cash:
Co-Financing in-Kind:
Project Number: MAL/00/04
Start Date: 1/2001
End Date: 3/2002
Status: Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Promoting Public Awareness of Global Environment
Discussed on a one-on-one basis by NGO and project participants over the course of the project. Also highlighted by the SGP NC during his M&E visits.
Notable Community Participation
Since this project is undertaken as a colaborative venture between the traditional inshore fishing communities of Penang and the Consumers' Association of Penang (CAP), key local fishing community leaders will be involved in the planning, design and implementation, and monitoring and evaluation of the project.
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