Empowerment of Local Communities of Derakoo, Goori, Baasaeidoo, Doostakoo and Kaani Villages (West of Qeshm Island) on Sharks Marine Community Conserved Areas (CCAs)
Empowerment of Local Communities of Derakoo, Goori, Baasaeidoo, Doostakoo and Kaani Villages (West of Qeshm Island) on Sharks Marine Community Conserved Areas (CCAs)
Overall objective / activities to be implemented under the grant:
This project aims to address the issue of sharks and Elasmobranchs populations which is rapidly being decreased in the world, for the local communities living around the marine Community Conserved Areas (CCAs) for sharks in the west of Qeshm Island. Based on the field studies, sharks marine CCAs have been identified and introduced around Qeshm Island. Sustainable participation of the local communities and fishermen as the main protectors of sharks is crucial for this project. The most important objectives of the project are establishment of a sharks marine CCA to protect sharks, reduce shark fishing around the CCA by local communities of Derakoo, Goori, Baasaeidoo, Doostakoo, and Kaani Villages, prohibition of fishing and sale of shark products in urban and rural areas of Qeshm Island, assistance and consultation on establishing small home-based businesses to provide sustainable livelihood in order to reduce shark fishing.
 

Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Institute of Persian Gulf Kouli Kar
Country:
Iran
Area Of Work:
Grant Amount:
US$ 10,000.00
Co-Financing Cash:
Co-Financing in-Kind:
Project Number:
IRA/CCA-GSI-COVID/2022/14(303)
Status:
Currently under execution

Grantee Contact

Ms. Fahira Mashayekhi
Phone: +9876354249047
Email: koulikar@gmail.com
 

Address

No.2, Mofidi Building, Shahrake Boostan, West Armaghan Ave.
Qeshm City , Hormozgan ,

SGP Country office contact

Ms. Laleh Daraie
Ms. Asiyeh Rezaei
Phone:
(98-21) 2286 0691-4
Fax:
(98-21) 2286 9547
Email:

Address

UNDP, P.O. Box 15875-4557
Tehran