Enhancing Community Natural Resource Management Capacity and Alleviating and Eliminating Grassland Degradation
Enhancing Community Natural Resource Management Capacity and Alleviating and Eliminating Grassland Degradation
Main problems:
The local herdmen’s excessive relying on the natural resources not only results in the enlargement of traditional stock raising area, but also caused disordered and over-exploitation of wild medicinal plant, which will further destroy the fragile alpine grassland ecosystem and result to rodents and pests disaster, desertification and sandification.

Project activities/solutions:
1. Promote alternative livelihood for local community including handicrafts making and turnip planting;
2. Set up ‘eagle-attracting-racks' on the grassland of the community in order to control the quantity of rats and rabbits;
3. Conduct vegetation restoration on the bared grassland;
4. Organize community co-management conference for grassland;
5. Improve the livestock species;
6. Organize a meeting on enhancing the awareness of grassland ecosystem.

Anticipated results/outcomes:
1. reduce 325 livestock at project site to reduce the pressures of grassland;
2. Locals' income increase 1000RMB per year through alternative livelihood;
3. the population of rat and rabbit reduced 20%, about 10 ha. of grassland restored naturally;
4.about 0.3 ha. of bared land recovered by planting grass;
5. about 3-4 community start rotation grazing and sustainable grassland management practice applied in about 10000 ha. of grassland;
6. two community sustainable grassland management plan developed;
7. improved yak production increased 20%;
8. about 300 herdmen's awareness of grassland conservation enhanced.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Puxian Herder Ecological Relief Society of Shiqu County
Country:
China
Area Of Work:
Land Degradation
Grant Amount:
US$ 47,620.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 1,890.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 11,939.00
Project Number:
CPR/SGP/OP5/CORE/LD/11/05
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Capacity - Building Component
Capacity building is one of the project component including trainings and community co-management conference.
Emphasis on Sustainable Livelihoods
Project activities including development of alternatives such as handicrafts production, which will help local herdmen to increase income 1000RMB per year.
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Indicators
Empowerment
Number of indigenous people participated/involved in SGP project 300
Biophysical
Hectares of land sustainably managed by project 10000
Livehood
Increase in household income by increased income or reduced costs due to SGP project 164

Grantee Contact

Xi Zha
Phone: 13679079913
Email: zhangxiwengxiu@yahoo.com.cn
 

Address

Luoxu village, Luoxu township, Shiqu county
Sichuan ,

SGP Country office contact

Ms. Yi Liu
Phone:
86 10 85320731
Email:
Ms. Meijia Lu
Phone:
+861085320743
Email:

Address

No. 2 Liangmahe Nanlu
Beijing, Chaoyang, 100600