Forest Conservation and Prevention of Land Degradation *Note: Originally VUT/SGP/OP6/Yr6/CORE/LD/20/09
Forest Conservation and Prevention of Land Degradation *Note: Originally VUT/SGP/OP6/Yr6/CORE/LD/20/09
The open grass land in much of Tanna is a result of modification of natural forest to agriculture, and further the natural revegetation was suppressed by the Active volcano acidic ash fall which make the land vulnerable to loose productivity to nutrient loss through leaching. To encourage community to investigate and describe the diversity of the living nature through restoration of ecological balance and preventing land degradation at the same time promoting rural development that is environmentally sound and compatible with natural resource base. The project intended to 1) To build local capacity in forest restoration through establishment of forest nursery; to secure local conservation area through local policy and fencing and to develop structure and guidelines to guide communities on how to develop and utilize natural resources
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Project Snapshot

ILiL UAS community Association
Area Of Work:
Land Degradation
Grant Amount:
US$ 18,960.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 3,000.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 14,200.00
Project Number:
VUT/SGP/OP5/STAR/LD/20/09 - recoded
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Capacity - Building Component
Planning together for making a change positively and improve local livelihood. There will be a workshop on awareness raising in forest and land restoration.
Emphasis on Sustainable Livelihoods
Raising of seedling through nursery setup in the community rather than tree are naturally grown to provide for the restoration of the forest and land productivity. The involvement of the local indegenous community to initiate forest restoration
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Kyoto University

SGP Country office contact

Ms. Leah Silas Nimoho
678 26034
678 26034
Ms. Sherryl Mahina Ulufia


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