Conservation from ridges to reefs through sustainable development, Halmahera, Indonesia


Indonesia
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Ref: EIDPR161

Status: Current

Round:
20
Funding Scheme:
Scoping
Project Leader:
Start Date:
02-08-14
End Date:
14-08-14
Funding:
£4,100.00
Regions:
East Asia
Countries:
Indonesia
Project Summary:
The aim of this scoping trip is to gather relevant information, engage partners and local community stakeholders in order to develop a Stage 1 proposal. Objectives of the trip: • Identify and consult national and local stakeholders • Gather relevant opinions and information on social and wealth conditions of coastal communities in Weda Bay • Identify opportunities for sustainable livelihood development for coastal communities in Weda Bay • Gather further information on marine resource use • Assess feasibility of MPA/LMMA implementation and identify priority sites • Assess feasibility of community-based forest conservation through the designation of village forests as well as opportunities for protected area designation • Develop a Darwin stage 1 proposal in partnership with RCFI and in consultation with relevant stakeholders, including commercial partners with a view to establishing sustainable financing options from the project inception.