Pilot Project for Rehabilitation of Marine Resources of the Persian Gulf in Salakh Region (Qeshm Island)
Project location:Salakh village in Qeshm (Lat./Long. : 26.631419;55.568848)
This is a pilot project in Qeshm Island for the rehabilitation of the natural marine resources through an indigenous method of artificial reefing. Initial studies will be carried out to combine the indigenous and scientific knowledge based on which environment friendly materials will be constructed for artificial reefing. Once the process of artificial reefing is completed the designated area will be secured and guarded by the local fishermen. A management plan for sustainable fishing will be drawn by the locals and fishing cooperatives. The locals will also be engaged in facing threats to the natural resources. The entire process and lessons learned will be filmed and documented in Farsi and English in addition to the educational brochures. Finally, a workshop will be held in Tehran and Qeshm for the dissemination of best practices.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Salakh Community Organization – Council of Salakh Village
Country:
Iran
Area Of Work:
International Waters
Grant Amount:
US$ 25,000.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 6,500.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 11,000.00
Project Number:
IRA-G52-2001-005(IRA98G52)
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
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