Local,Regional and national networking to build capacity and inspire actions for climate change adaptation in the communities of Southwest Bay and Se Malekula and Motalava
Local,Regional and national networking to build capacity and inspire actions for climate change adaptation in the communities of Southwest Bay and Se Malekula and Motalava
Vanuatu i subject to disaster and biodiverstiy loss and degradation of land. Within the culture the traditional practices such as periodic closure of fishing areas and slash and burning farming are not adequate to halt the pressure on environmental and land degradation, that require new adpative strategies to intergrate traditional knowledge with scientific information and modern methods. due to remoteness of communities and villages in the isalnds and rugged montane terrain, the project is to fund a sailing vessel with scientific personel, experience community based conservation managers to visit communities and support community based activties that integrate science into local knowledge and traditional practices to cope with the current changes of environmental base.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Island Reach
Country:
Vanuatu
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 50,000.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 1,000.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 34,800.00
Project Number:
VUT/SGP/OP5/Yr5/STAR/17/04
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Notable Community Participation
.A number of young people on board leading the community visit by the vessels will be sharing their experiences and skills with other communities youths including schools in the remote islands.
Gender Focus
As a collaborative project, working closely with the Vanua'tai network, Nguna-Pele MLPAN, government partners and community stakeholders, this project promotes an inclusive model of natural resource management and civic leadership. The project is compatible with the country's aspirations for sustainable development goals, supporting inclusive actions that benefit from women's contributions, protecting the environment, exploring livelihood options, and building resilience to climate change and natural disasters. The bio-cultural premise recognizes an inextricable link between cultures and biological diversity, laying a solid foundation for a collaborative model between traditional ecological knowledge and scientific kno
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Indicators
Empowerment
Number of CBOs / NGOs formed or registered through the SGP project 1
Livehood
Number of households who have benefited* from SGP project 60

Partnership

Global Green Grant Fund

SGP Country office contact

Ms. Leah Silas Nimoho
Phone:
678 26034
Fax:
678 26034
Email:
Ms. Sherryl Mahina Ulufia
Email:

Address

SGP-Vanuatu, UN Joint Presence Office,Rue Mercet, Reserve Bank of Vanuatu 4th Level
PORT VILA, South West Pacific, PMB 9096