Promotion of Green Economy and Sustainable Management of Natural Resources by Local Communities in Rural Sabah
This capacity-building project is focused on: (i) Providing capacity building in green economy and resource management; (ii) Supporting sustainable and organic farming and cultivating traditional medicinal gardens among rural indigenous communities in Sabah, with special emphasis on the participation of indigenous women; and (iii) promoting sustainable livelihoods eg. community eco-tourism, Sustainable Forest Management System, etc.
 

Project Snapshot

Grantee: Sabah Women Action Resource Group
Country: Malaysia
Area Of Work: Biodiversity
Operational Phase: Phase 2
Grant Amount: US$ 50,000.00
Co-Financing Cash:
Co-Financing in-Kind: US$ 23,784.34
Project Number: MAL/01/19
Start Date: 3/2002
End Date: 3/2004
Status: Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Gender Focus
All project-related activities and consultations will involve the men and women of the 8 indigenous communities participating in the project. However, there will be a special emphasis on the participation of indigenous women.
Promoting Public Awareness of Global Environment
Discussed on a one-on-one basis by CBO and project participants over the course of the project.
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