Empowering Ivorian coastal communities to conserve biodiversity and secure livelihoods


Côte d'Ivoire
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Ref: 26-014

Status: Current

Round:
25
Funding Scheme:
Main Project
Project Leader:
Lead Organisation:
Project Partners:
Centre for Ecology and Conservation, Conservation des Espèces Marines (CEM), "Ministère de la Production Animale et des Ressources Halieutiques(MIPARH)", Police Maritime (PM), WCS, ZSL - Zoological Society of London
Start Date:
01-06-19
End Date:
30-11-21
Funding:
£346,585.00
Regions:
Sub-Saharan Africa
Biomes:
Marine, Marine coastal
Production:
Fisheries
Threats To Biodiversity:
Over exploitation
Broad Approches:
Species conservation, In situ, Ecosystem conservation, Goods services, Sustainable use, Poverty reduction, Livelihoods, Community management
Specific Tools:
Cepa, Protected areas, Nbsap
Countries:
Côte d'Ivoire
Conventions:
CBD CITES
Project Summary:
This project aims to support poverty alleviation and biodiversity conservation in coastal communities surrounding Grand-Béréby (located in the district of Bas-Sassandra, region of San Pédro, Côte d’Ivoire), through: (1) increased knowledge of marine biodiversity and fisheries resources underpinning the creation of a community-managed marine protected area; (2) increased environmental awareness and stewardship; (3) a diversified skills base that enhances employment opportunities; and (4) community-business partnerships that promote fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from natural capital.


Documents:
Title: 26-014 App (edited)
Download: Application Form [pdf] 2019-09-26 00:00:00

Title: 26-014 HYR1 - edited
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2020-08-25 00:00:00

Title: 26-014 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2020-08-25 00:00:00

Title: 26-014 HYR2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2021-02-03 00:00:00