The effective management of the Pitons Nature Trail as an integral part of the Pitons Management Area World Heritage Site through community involvement and stakeholder participation.
The effective management of the Pitons Nature Trail as an integral part of the Pitons Management Area World Heritage Site through community involvement and stakeholder participation.
The goal of this project is to: To review and improve the management effectiveness of the Gros Piton Nature Trail through initiatives and processes that produce sustainable benefits for all partners and the smart objectives are as follows: (i) to review and improve the management of the Gros Piton Nature Trail through a process which is inclusive and allows for the equitable distribution of benefits;
(ii) to create a community cooperative which will ensure effective community participation and management of the Gros Pitons Nature Trail; (iii) to design and implement one or more tour options as new income sources for the community of Fond Gens Libre; (iv) to develop the capacity of the Cooperative to effectively manage the Gros Piton Nature Trail; (v) to develop and implement a marketing plan for the Gros Piton Nature Trail with a focus on community development in partnership with all stakeholders; and (vi) To establish and maintain a community learning process which is maintained over time.

The following outputs was achieved : Management Plan is approved and being implemented; Monitoring & Evaluation Plan Established and operational. Cooperative legally established and functioning. New livelihood option(s) bringing in significant income to the community.
Community is demonstrating the capacity to manage the site based on the Management Plan.
Marketing Plan being implemented and there is an increase in income to the community.
Community enters and remains in a learning mode.


 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Fond Gens Libre Development Committee
Country:
Saint Lucia
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Operational Phase:
OP6 -Y4 (Jul 18 - Jun 19)
Grant Amount:
US$ 45,000.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 100,389.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 63,165.00
Project Number:
STL/SGP/OP5/Y5/CORE/BC/19/02
Start Date:
5/2019
End Date:
6/2020
Status:
Currently under execution
Project Characteristics and Results
Capacity - Building Component
A capacity assessment will be undertaken and a plan developed to address to address any deficits.
Emphasis on Sustainable Livelihoods
A minimum of one new tour will be introduced as new revenue earner to address the issue of unemployment.
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Grantee Contact

Mr. Francis Alexander
Phone: 758.287.4848
Email: GrosPitonLex@Hotmail.com
 

Address

Fond Gens Libre, Soufriere
Soufriere ,

SGP Country office contact

Mr. Giles Romulus
Phone:
(758) 452-4900
Fax:
(758) 452-4900
Email:
Ms. Anela Jean-Marc
Email:

Address

CARILEC Building, Desir Avenue, Sans Souci
Castries, The Caribbean, P.O. Box 8206 Choc