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Participatory Planning and Implementation in the Management of Shantou Intertidal Wetland

The objective of this project is to demonstrate a set of stress reduction measures effective at the Shantou intertidal wetland ecosystem including: -Establishment of institutional arrangements for cross-sectoral and participatory management (cross-sectoral management body and integrated management plan); -Rehabilitation and physical enclosure of some hotspots; -Promotion of environmentally friendly economic activities (silvo-fishery and eco-tourism); and -Development and implementation of awareness raising and capacity building programmes.


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General information
GEF ID 3309
Project type Medium-Sized Project
Project Status Project Completion
Start Date 15 Nov 2007
End Date 30 Sep 2011
YES - See results data (3309)
GEF characteristic:
Focal Area International Waters
GEF Allocation to project USD 400,000
Total Cost of the project: USD 915,200

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Project contacts
Prof. Chen Guizhu Acting Programme Officer
Ms. Ampai Harakunarak UNEP/GEF Task Manager