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

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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Gulf of Thailand (LME) , South China Sea (LME)

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General information
GEF ID 3188
Project type Medium-Size Project
Status closed (Project Completion)
Start Date 04 Oct 2007
End Date 01 Oct 2010
GEF characteristic:
Focal Area International Waters
GEF Allocation to project USD 397,800
Total Cost of the project: USD 789,750
YES - See results data (3188)

UN Environment (UNEP)

Project contacts
Supriyono Head / Manager of Bintan Seagrass Demonstration Site Project
Tri Edi Kuriandewa Project Manager