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


Ref: EIDPR161
Type: Scoping
Project Leader: Frank Momberg
Lead Institution: FFI - Fauna and Flora International
Host Country Institutions:
Start Date: 2014-08-02
End Date: 2014-08-14
Funding: £4,100.00
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Status: Current
Regions: East Asia
Countries: Indonesia
Purpose: 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.
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