Mangrove Rehabilitation Program
Mangrove Rehabilitation Program
Project focus will be on building community awareness on mangrove, building nursery and planting and rehabilitating degraded mangrove forest targeted at building community resilience to climate change impacts and sustainable livelihood initiative. Since this project was initiated, a strong partnership has been developed with the provincial government and the location is also being considered as a pilot area for installing Disaster Early Warning Systems under the GEF Adaptation Fund project. Total beneficiary population is 300 and the project will cover an estimated 2 hectares of shoreline. Danu Village is approximately 265 km away from Kavieng town and is accessible by road.
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Project Snapshot

West Coast Development Foundation Inc.
Papua new guinea
Area Of Work:
Community Based Adaptation
Grant Amount:
US$ 27,397.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 3,724.39
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 2,234.64
Project Number:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Project sustainability
This project awareness and networking has effectively engaged with government at sub-national level so that officers have been involved with awareness in schools and affected communities, promoting sound management and protection of mangroves. The value is recognised and potential for sustainability with support from government is promising
Replication of project activities
YES. Communities are more informed of ecosystem importance of mangroves and individuals who have received mangrove nursery training are taking initiative to replicate mangrove replanting along the coast.
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Number and type of support linkages established with national government institutions 1
Number of individuals (gender diaggregated) who have benefited* from SGP project 300


New Ireland Provincial Government

Grantee Contact

Mr Jonathan Mesulam
Phone: (675) 70393580


P. O Box 13, Namatanai, New Ireland Province
Kavieng , Islands Region ,

SGP Country office contact

Ms. Jenny Wakfen
Ms. Tamalis Akus
+675 321 2877 Ext. 204
+675 321 1224


UNDP, P.O. Box 1041
Port Moresby, Pacific, 121