Sustaining the Mangrove Ecosystem Biodiversity in Providing Sustainable Livelihood for Local Communities in Sematan, Sarawak.
The project is carried to curb the fishing and mangrove forest logging which is the two main income generation to the local community. To address the environmnetal threat, the project is proposing 3 main programmes: they are Research Programme, Awareness programme, Alternative Income Generation Programme to replace their conventional means of income generation and to sustain and conserve the Sematan mangrove biodiversity that will provide sustainable livelihoods to the local community.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Kampung Trusan Jaya Development and Scurity Committee
Country:
Malaysia
Area Of Work:
Multifocal Area
Operational Phase:
Phase 2
Grant Amount:
US$ 50,000.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 39,444.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 40,320.00
Project Number:
MAL/03/FP-02/29
Start Date:
2/2003
End Date:
1/2005
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Gender Focus
Consultations and activities will include men and women of the local mangrove community in Sematan. The activities will be tailored to meet their specific needs and requirements accordingly.
Emphasis on Sustainable Livelihoods
Improved income generation of the local community through eco-tourism, production of traditional food, cottage industry produce and fisheries downstream produce and mud-crab farming activities will all contribute towards their sustainable livelihoods.
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