Blue Forests: Sustainable Farming of Coral Reefs, Fiji, Solomon Islands


Fiji, Solomon Islands
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Ref: 12-033

Status: Cancelled

Round:
11
Funding Scheme:
Main Project
Project Leader:
Lead Organisation:
Project Partners:
Partners in Community Development Fiji (PCDF)
Start Date:
01-07-03
End Date:
31-03-06
Funding:
£165,416.00
Regions:
Pacific
Biomes:
Island biodiversity, Marine coastal, Coastal
Countries:
Fiji, Solomon Islands
Project Summary:
To conserve coral biodiversity in Fiji and Solomon Islands by addressing the root causes of poverty-driven destructive coral harvesting or over-harvesting through the introduction of sustainable coral farming as a viable economic alternative in the Fiji and the Solomon Islands community based management areas (CBMAs).
Project Outputs:
1. Coral farming research sites established in Fiji and Solomons testing sustainable CITES compliant and MAC certifiable methodologies.2. Coral farming established as a direct economic incentive to poor coastal reef-owning communities.3. Establishment of coral farming as a sustainable alternative to uncontrolled harvesting.4. Handbooks produced.5. Minimum of 100 people trained.


Documents:
Title: 12-033 App
Download: Application Form [pdf] 2021-02-03 00:00:00

Title: 12-033 HR1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2008-04-16 16:02:00

Title: 12-033 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2008-04-16 16:02:00

Title: 12-033 HR2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2008-04-16 16:02:00