Improving the condition of Sabz Kouh protected area through community participation and environment awareness-raising for Char Tagh and Chah Gah Villages
Considering critical condition of Sabz Kouh protected area environment due to overexploitation of plant coverage and cutting and burning trees to produce coal, project team aims to decrease the threats through:


-Awareness-Raising and sensitization of local community by holding participatory meetings and workshops
-Identifying local species and present situation of species in project territories
-Collecting seeds and saplings of local plants and replanting the area using collected seeds and saplings
-Encouraging women and youth to participate in conservation and rehabilitation activities
-Attracting local men, game guards and authorities to take effective actions to organize plant picking and stop plant cutting and burning
-Providing training to local communities including men, women, youth, game guards … on how to collect and replant the local species
-Collecting traditional knowledge of custom territories and territory management through participatory meetings with elderlies and traditional guards
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Association of Young Conservationists (Daumoon)
Country:
Iran
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Climate Change Mitigation
Operational Phase:
Phase 5
Grant Amount:
US$ 48,700.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 8,500.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 24,500.00
Project Number:
IRA/SGP/OP5/STAR/CC/12/07(146)
Start Date:
5/2012
End Date:
9/2014
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed