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Traditional resources management practices for coconut crabs on Pulo Anna Island improved to reduce the island vulnerability to climate change impacts on local produce and improve biodiversity through increased community awareness and involvement in.

Grantee: Pulo Anna Dewa Tip Organization

Area Of Work:Community Based Adaptation

Operational Phase: Phase 5

Grant Amount: US$ 5,000.00

Description : The primary objective of this project is to improve the livelihood of the Pulo Anna Island community through the improved management of coconut crabs Bigrus latro which will hopefully lead to an increase in the natural population.

Birgus latro is listed as an endangered species on the IUCN red list but with data deficient. More information is needed on this species in general. It is also a very marketable product and improvement of management will lead to increase for its high value market in Koror. The option may lead to increased presence.

The project will push to instill sustainable harvesting practices for the island, identify high value areas and promote limited take, and possibly incorporate No Take or No Entry zones.

Grantee Contact

Ms. Metiek Kimie Ngirchechol

Phone: 680 488 6522

Email: mk_ngir@yahoo.com

Address

P.O. Box 40361

Koror , 96940

Project completion date : 2017-01-31 12:00:00

Major organization : SGP THE GEF SMALL GRANTS PROGRAMME

Address : Suite 301 Surangel Building, Ernguul Road

Koror, 96940

Country :Palau

Email : KiblasS@unops.org

Financier : GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT FACILITY (GEF),GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT FACILITY SMALL GRANTS PROGRAMME (SGP),UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME (UNDP),

Financier address : Global Environment Facility (GEF)

1818 H Street, NW,

Mail Stop P4-400

Washington, DC 20433

USA

Website : http://www.thegef.org/

Tel: +1 (202) 473-4054

Fax: +1 (202) 522-1691

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