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Demonstration of Community-based Mgt of Seagrass Habitats in Trikora Beach East Bintan, Riau Archipelago Province, Indonesia

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This projects aims to establish an integrated management system for a total of 1,500 ha of the coastal and marine environment including seagrass and associated habitats, through ensuring a cross-sectoral and participatory approach to addressing the threats, and the root-causes of current and future habitat degradation.
GEF ID: 3188
Project Category: Land-Based Sources/Coastal Zone
Project Description:

The proposed project is one of the demonstration projects developed under the framework of the UNEP/GEF project entiled: " Reversing Environmental Degradation in the South China Sea and Gulf of Thailand". More specifically this projects aims to establish an integrated management system for a total of 1,500 ha of the coastal and marine environment including seagrass and associated habitats, through ensuring a cross-sectoral and participatory approach to addressing the threats, and the root-causes of current and future habitat degradation. Through such an approach, this demonstration project aims at achieving the following: Ecosystem benefits: protection of seagrass and associated ecosystems; Benefits for fishes of and other marine animals of transboundary significance: conservation of spawning and nursery ground function for fishes and other marine animals of transboundary importance; and local benefits such as improved livelihood of the local population.

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http://seagrass-indonesia.oseanografi.lipi.go.id/
Sub-Region: South-Eastern Asia
Basin:
Ecosystem: LME
Project Contacts:
  • Mr. Supriyono
    Head / Manager of Bintan Seagrass Demonstration Site Project, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Philippines,
  • Tri Edi Kuriandewa
    Project Manager, Indonesia, Government of,
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General Information:
Project Type MSP
Project Status Project Completion
Start Date
Jun 25, 2007 12:00 AM
End Date
Sep 30, 2010 12:00 AM
 
GEF characteristic:
Strategic Priority IW-2
Operational Programme 8
Focal Area International Waters
GEF Allocation to project 0.39M US$
Total Cost of the project: 0.79M US$
 
Partners:
Countries: Indonesia
Lead Implementing Agency United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Executing Agencies