Public Outreach and Capacity Building Programme on Conservation and Sustainable Use of the Biodiversity of Taman Botani, Kota Damansara
-Enhance public and local community awareness about environmental concerns and in particular on the on-going campaign to save Taman Botani especially with regards to the conservation and sustainable management of its BD,
- Provide an opportunity for public and local participation and inputs from the grassroots for appreciating, conserving, and promoting sustainable management of the Taman Botani's BD, services and functions as a green lung,
- Instill the concept and understanding of local participation in sustainable development among its members and local communities along the lines of local agenda 21 in an overall and consolidated effort to motivate educate and mobilise local communities in conservation and sustainable use of their BD, natural resources and ecosystems.

Activities include:
Organising workshops and seminars to educate and create awareness on biodiversitty conservation.
Producing educational materials such as booklets and brochures on flora and fauna in Taman Botani.
Awareness raising campaigns through exhibitions and schools.
Monthly activities for the public at the forest park.
Environmental education via nature camps and nature walks.
Providing technical training with emphasis on scientific rapid-asessment for the purpose on monitoring the biodiversity and activity in the forest.
Empowerment of the local community to participate and maximise the use of public participation tools such as the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Structure Plan and Local Plan.


 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee: Residents Association of Section 9, Kota Damansara
Country: Malaysia
Area Of Work: Biodiversity
Operational Phase: Phase 2
Grant Amount: US$ 50,000.00
Co-Financing Cash:
Co-Financing in-Kind: US$ 20,159.00
Project Number: MAL/04/FP-04/39
Start Date: 8/2004
End Date: 4/2007
Status: Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
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