Grants

Welcome to the MFF Grants page. MFF invests directly in coastal ecosystems through on-the-ground projects. Several types of projects are used to channel MFF activities. Since 2008, both small-scale and larger projects have been implemented in the member countries. From 2012, regional projects have been introduced as a way of addressing topics relevant to the whole MFF Region.  

Small Grant Facility (SGF) 
SGF Projects are the mechanism though which funds are provided for small-scale projects. Each member country receives funds to establish a Small Grant Facility to deliver projects under two categories: less than US$10,000, and between US$10,000 to US$25,000. MFF also encourages co-financing of these projects, especially by the private sector.

Small Grant Facility projects are important for supporting local action in the form of community-based project activities. The National Coordinating Body (NCB) in each country has full ownership of the Small Grant Facility. The NCB calls for proposals and selects the projects for funding. The projects themselves are managed for each NCB by the country office of IUCN or UNDP.

Between 2008 and 2011, more than 80 Small Grant Facility projects were implemented across the MFF region. These focused primarily on supporting NGOs and community-based organizations working to meet the needs of coastal communities. By linking these projects to government agencies, much interest has been generated among officials in scaling up their learning to other agencies and to policy makers. For example, the research-oriented projects in India have encouraged the Ministry of Environment and Forests to provide funds to build upon MFF’s work.

Medium Grant Facility (MGF)
Medium projects were introduced at the 7th meeting of the MFF Regional Steering Committee held in November, 2010. The budget range for medium projects is USD 50,000-100,000. These  projects go through a multiple-stage approval process. Following the NCB call for proposals and preliminary review, the project proponents may refine or adjust their proposals. Once the NCB endorses a proposal, it is forwarded to the MFF Secretariat for the second stage of evaluation.

MFF Medium Projects will follow from the priorities identified in the National Strategy and Action Plan (NSAP) prepared by each MFF Focal Country, and will commence in late 2012.

Large Grant Facility (LGF)
The budget range for large projects is upto USD 300,000. MFF Large projects were implemented between 2008-2011. Beginning late 2012, only Medium projects (referring to grant amount) will be implemented. MFF is currently documenting lessons learned from the Large Projects implemented during MFF's earlier days (with a higher limit of grant funding upto USD300,000).

Regional Initiatives

MFF regional projects span several countries to consolidate existing knowledge on best practices in coastal resource management and to conduct research onemerging issues to acquire new knowledge. Each regional project has the direct support of at least three MFF member countries, with a strong leading partner organization selected from MFF’s core institutional partners.

To emphasize the strength of MFF as a regional initiative, the Regional Steering Committee recognized the value of implementing projects that bring together at least two member countries and one core institutional partner. Four projects, to be implemented with MFF's core insitutional partners UNEP and FAO, will span topics around mangrove conservation; community resilience; governance in small island communities; and responsible diving. The National Coordinating Bodies of India and Sri Lanka will also lead a regional study about the conservation of living resources in the Gulf of Mannar.

 

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203 Projects found

The following projects match your filter:

SAR project sitec2014 MFF FLovita

Rehabilitation and local community improvement on mangrove ecosystem management and utilization

Location: Peleyan village, Kecamatan, Panarukan District, Situbondo, East Java

Duration: 11th Apr 2014 to 10th Apr 2015

MFF Grant Amount: 190,000,000

MFF Grant Type: Small Grant Facility

Topics: Community Resilence

Synergy of Mangrove Forest Rehabilitation and Sustainable Coastal Community Economy Development in Kraksaan, Probolinggo

Location: Sidopekso village, Kebonagung village, and Kalibuntu village, Kraksaan Sub-district, Probolinggo District, East Java Province

Duration: 11th Apr 2014 to 10th Apr 2015

MFF Grant Amount: 160,694,800

MFF Grant Type: Small Grant Facility

Topics: Community Resilence

ISES Probolinggo project site 2c2014 MFF RDako

Managing coastal erosion ('abration') along coastal areas through mangrove plantation in Probolinggo District

Location: Randutatah village, Paiton sub-district, Probolinggo regency, East Java province

Duration: 11th Apr 2014 to 10th Feb 2015

MFF Grant Amount: IDR 180,000,000

MFF Grant Type: Small Grant Facility

Topics: Community Resilence

Pantai Lestari project site 2c2014 MFF FLovita

Sustainable Mangrove Management for Education and Polyculture Cultivation at Karangsong, Indramayu Regency, West Java

Location: Karangsong Village, Indramayu District, Indramayu Regency, West Java Province

Duration: 11th Apr 2014 to 10th Apr 2015

MFF Grant Amount: IDR 204,175,400

MFF Grant Type: Small Grant Facility

Topics: Community Resilence

IMG 1588

Baseline analysis of Development opportunities for Thondamanaru Lagoon

Location: Thondamanaru Lagoon

Duration: 1st Jul 2014 to 30th Jun 2015

MFF Grant Amount: LKR 2,897,950

MFF Grant Type: Small Grant Facility

Topics: Knowledge for Management

IMG 1223

Developing socio-ecological profile of the Jaffna lagoon

Location: Jaffna Lagoon

Duration: 1st Jun 2014 to 31st May 2015

MFF Grant Amount: LKR 2,048,310

MFF Grant Type: Small Grant Facility

Topics: Knowledge for Management

IMG 1799

Assessment of mangrove vegetation distribution, fishery and water quality in Nayaru lagoon

Location: Nayaru Lagoon

Duration: 26th Dec 2013 to 25th Nov 2014

MFF Grant Amount: LKR 1,863,960.00

MFF Grant Type: Small Grant Facility

Topics: Knowledge for Management

IMG 3125 Copy

Alternative Livelihood to the Women in Delft Fisher Community

Location: Delft Island

Duration: 1st Jun 2014 to 31st May 2015

MFF Grant Amount: LKR 1,973,400

MFF Grant Type: Small Grant Facility

Topics: Sustainable Livelihoods

IMG 1223

Value of ecosystems’ services provided by the Jaffna lagoon and contribution of the lagoon to the livelihoods of peripheral villagers

Location: Jaffna Lagoon

Duration: 1st Jun 2014 to 30th Apr 2015

MFF Grant Amount: LKR 1,638,450

MFF Grant Type: Small Grant Facility

Topics: Economic Valuation

Mangrove of Hoadedhoo Island

Waste Management in Guraidhoo Island

Location: Guraidhoo Island, Kaafu Atoll

Duration: 26th Sep 2012 to 30th Apr 2013

MFF Grant Amount: US$ 25,000

MFF Grant Type: Small Grant Facility

Topics: Community Resilence, Private sector partnerships

203 Projects

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No. Name Countries Start End Amount Type Status
1 Assessment of mangrove vegetation distribution, fishery and water quality in Nayaru lagoon Sri Lanka 2013-12-26 2014-11-25 LKR 1,863,960.00 SG Ongoing
2 Conservation and Women Empowerment Pakistan 2013-07-05 2014-07-05 PKR 964,340 SG Completed
3 "For the Green of Mangroves" Clubs - Communication Model for Lower Secondary School Students in Thanh Hoa Province Viet Nam 2011-10-01 2013-03-31 VND482,650,000 SG Completed
4 "Mangroves for mankind": Rehabilitating mangroves at the Sanctuary at Roche Caiman Seychelles 2012-05-30 2013-07-31 USD 25000.00 SG Completed
5 A critical evaluation of the impacts of alternative livelihood programmes to reduce dependence on the Sundarbans mangroves India 2008-12-07 2009-08-31 US$ 10,000 SG Completed
6 A participatory mangrove management programme Sri Lanka 2009-02-01 2009-11-30 US$4,395 SG Completed
7 A print media awareness campaign to protect mangrove habitats in the Maldives Maldives 2010-04-15 2010-08-19 US$31,500 SG Completed
8 Adaptation of Seasonal Land Use for Livelihood Support in Chalrayenda and Chaltebunia villages. Bangladesh 2013-06-18 2014-06-17 BDT 1,074,250 SG Completed
9 Aloe vera cultivation in Kalpitiya Sri Lanka 2011-05-01 2012-04-30 LKR 538,000.00 SG Completed
10 Alternative livelihood for women in Alif Dhaal Atoll Maldives 2012-09-26 2013-06-30 US$ 25,000 SG Completed
11 Alternative livelihood options for vulnerable mangrove resources in the Sundarbans Tiger Reserve India 2011-11-16 2013-11-15 USD 299,600 LG Completed
12 Alternative Livelihood to the Women in Delft Fisher Community Sri Lanka 2014-06-01 2015-05-31 LKR 1,973,400 SG Ongoing
13 Alternative Livelihoods for Fisher Families Sri Lanka 2011-05-01 2012-02-29 LKR 488,800.00 SG Completed
14 An assessment of the past and present distribution status of the Whale Shark (Rhincodon typus) along the west coast of India India 2011-12-31 2013-03-31 INR 834,900 SG Completed
15 Aquaculture of Mud crabs in Maalhendhoo Mangrove Maldives 2012-09-26 2013-07-31 US$ 25,000 SG Completed
16 Assessment of Pb Content in mangrove sediments and Avicennia marina plants from Batticaloa Lagoon Sri Lanka 2012-09-15 2013-01-14 LKR 1,250,000/- SG Completed
17 Baseline analysis of Development opportunities for Thondamanaru Lagoon Sri Lanka 2014-07-01 2015-06-30 LKR 2,897,950 SG Ongoing
18 Building a community network for managing mangroves and other coastal resources Thailand 2009-05-01 2010-11-30 US$9,347 SG Completed
19 Building capacity of schoolchildren as a forerunner to sustainable mangrove ecosystem conservation initiatives (Phase 1) Sri Lanka 2009-01-01 2009-06-30 US$2,680 SG Completed
20 Building capacity of schoolchildren as a forerunner to sustainable mangrove ecosystem conservation initiatives (Phase 2) Sri Lanka 2009-10-01 2009-11-30 US$3,311 SG Completed
21 Building community capacity for managing coastal resources at Talingchan Thailand 2009-10-01 2010-10-31 US$8,805 SG Completed
22 Building the capacity of artisanal shark fishers to participate fully and effectively in the Seychelles National Plan of Action for the Conservation and Management of Sharks Seychelles 2009-07-01 2011-05-31 US$7,165 SG Completed
23 Building the capacity of Roche Caiman community to adapt to climate change and other threats Seychelles 2010-08-01 2011-02-28 US$8,000 SG Completed
24 Capacity Building and Improvement of Income Generation to Vulnerable Families living at the border of Manmunai Lagoon through crop cultivation Sri Lanka 2013-10-21 2014-10-20 LKR 1,942,000 SG Ongoing
25 Capacity building in management and conservation of mangroves ecosystem in a community participatory approach in Mui Ca Mau National Park Viet Nam 2012-11-01 2013-06-30 VND294,020,000 SG Completed
26 Coastal development and ecosystem modelling as a tool to enable improved local and national policy and decision-making processes Seychelles 2010-08-01 2012-07-30 USD200,000 LG Completed
27 Coastal green belt planting and livelihood improvement Sri Lanka 2009-01-01 2009-12-31 US$4,254 SG Completed
28 Coastal planting on Ethukkaal Beach Sri Lanka 2009-01-01 2009-12-31 US$3,913 SG Completed
29 Coastal planting on Hadjiar Beach Sri Lanka 2009-01-01 2009-12-31 US$3,118 SG Completed
30 Collective rehabilitation and conservation of mangroves at Ban Don Bay Thailand 2009-05-01 2010-11-30 US$9,722 SG Completed
31 Commercially important gastropod shell resources and trade in India: Distribution, Status & Conservation strategies India 2011-12-09 2013-10-31 INR 794,200 SG Completed
32 Community Awareness and integrated coastal Management porgramme in Pottuvil Sri Lanka 2011-05-01 2011-10-31 LKR 462,200.00 SG Completed
33 Community Capacity Building for Coastal and Mangrove Conservation of Tambon Khlong Pasong Thailand 2012-06-19 2013-08-31 302,000 THB SG Completed
34 Community forestry management and improving mangrove based poly-culture model in Ba Tri District, Ben Tre Province Viet Nam 2013-08-26 2015-02-28 486,890,000 VND SG Ongoing
35 Community Initiatives for Climate Resilience Bangladesh 2013-09-20 2015-03-19 BDT 1,000,000 SG Ongoing
36 Community Management of Seagrass Conservation Area of Phra Thong Island Thailand 2012-06-19 2013-08-31 289,650 THB SG Completed
37 Community stewardship in conservation, restoration and sustainable management of mangroves in Orissa coast India 2012-01-20 2012-12-31 INR 814,340 SG Completed
38 Community-based environmental coastal management in Demak, Province of Central Java Indonesia 2011-11-01 2013-10-30 USD240,000 LG Completed
39 Community-based mangrove planting at Kurakkanhena Sri Lanka 2009-02-01 2009-10-31 US$4,232 SG Completed
40 Community-based restoration and management of mangroves in Lap An Lagoon, Thua Thien Hue Viet Nam 2011-10-01 2012-03-31 VND468,000,000 SG Completed
41 Conservation awareness among schooll children Sri Lanka 2011-05-01 2012-04-30 LKR 414,000.00 SG Completed
42 Conservation of Baobab trees Sri Lanka 2011-05-01 2011-11-30 LKR 498,750.00 SG Completed
43 Conservation of Local Food Source by Eco-cultural Approaches Thailand 2012-06-19 2013-08-31 299,500 THB SG Completed
44 Conserving and regenerating mangroves at Mithapur India 2008-12-12 2009-10-31 US$8,000 (MFF), US$17,500 (Tata Chemicals Limited) SG Completed
45 Conserving mangroves as a local food source Thailand 2009-05-01 2010-11-30 US$9,834 SG Completed
46 Conserving the resources of Gulf of Mannar Sri Lanka 2011-05-01 2012-04-15 LKR 446,250 SG Completed
47 Conserving turtle rookeries on Mahé through improved public awareness and community involvement Seychelles 2009-07-01 2011-05-31 US$24,950 SG Completed
48 Conserving wetlands on the Andaman coast Thailand 2009-05-01 2010-11-30 US$9,737 SG Completed
49 Cooperative women producing and selling souvenirs as an additional livelihood to reduce mangrove overexploitation in Giao Xuan Commune – the buffer zone of Xuan Thuy National Park, Nam Dinh Viet Nam 2012-07-01 2013-06-30 VND 423,240,000 SG Completed
50 Coral reefs of India – status, threats and conservation measures India 2008-10-29 2008-12-31 US$11,000 SG Completed
51 Crab aquaculture, mangrove conservation to support community livelihood at Kampung Laut, Central Java Indonesia 2012-08-31 2013-04-30 USD 24,586 (from MFF), USD 9,402 (in-kind from Krida Wana) and USD 2,267 (co-funding from Local Government) SG Completed
52 Crab Fattening as an Alternative Means of Livelihood Pakistan 2013-07-05 2014-07-05 PKR 995,000 SG Completed
53 Cultivating bamboo as a wood substitute to protect mangroves and control erosion at Rekawa lagoon Sri Lanka 2009-01-01 2009-12-31 US$4,060 SG Completed
54 Demarcating safe zones for harvesting edible bivalves in mangroves along the Goa Coast by determining trace metal levels India 2010-02-22 2011-10-31 US$12,000 SG Completed
55 Developing a practicable model through corporate-community participation for successful mangrove restoration activities in Kachchh, Gujarat India 2013-12-10 2015-06-10 INR 1,138,500 SG Ongoing
56 Developing ecotourism as an alternative to environmentally harmful activities Sri Lanka 2009-01-01 2009-12-31 US$4,474 SG Completed
57 Developing Nypa Palm community-based management mechanism in Tich Tay Village, Tam Nghia Commune, Nui Thanh District, Quang Nam Province Viet Nam 2012-08-01 2013-01-31 VND107,482,000 SG Completed
58 Developing socio-ecological profile of the Jaffna lagoon Sri Lanka 2014-06-01 2015-05-31 LKR 2,048,310 SG Ongoing
59 Developing sustainable mangrove based polyculture model (shrimp-crab-mud clam) in Duyen Hai District, Tra Vinh Province Viet Nam 2013-08-01 2015-01-31 556,600,900VND SG Ongoing
60 Development and production of two children’s educational activity books and a scientific toolkit for the Aldabra Atoll World Heritage Site Seychelles 2009-07-01 2011-03-31 US$24,139 (actual expenditure was US$21,969) SG Completed
61 Disseminating Information about Conservation Sri Lanka 2011-08-01 2012-03-31 LKR 340,000.00 SG Completed
62 Eco-Tourism as an Alternative Means of Livelihood Pakistan 2013-07-05 2014-07-05 PKR 999,500 SG Completed
63 Ecological assessment and education for conservation of mangrove community in Ratnagiri district, Maharashtra India 2012-05-15 2013-11-30 INR 868,500 SG Completed
64 Ecosystem-based integrated coastal resource management through multi-stakeholder participation in Southern Thailand Thailand 2009-09-01 2011-08-31 USD300,000 LG Completed
65 Educating people about the threats to the Maduganga ecosystem Sri Lanka 2009-01-01 2009-12-31 US$4,320 SG Completed
66 Education for coastal and marine biodiversity conservation through schools India 2013-12-10 2015-06-15 INR 1,159,500 SG Ongoing
67 Empowering coastal communities in mangrove forest areas of Makassar, South Sulawesi Indonesia 2010-05-04 2011-04-04 US$25,717 (from a total budget of US$26,933 approved by MFF) SG Completed
68 Empowering fisherwomen by generating additional income from the cultivation of Aloe vera (Phase 1) Sri Lanka 2009-01-01 2009-05-31 US$4,386 SG Completed
69 Empowering fisherwomen by generating additional income from the cultivation of Aloe vera (Phase 2) Sri Lanka 2009-07-01 2009-11-30 US$4,386 SG Completed
70 Encouraging Industrial Units to Participate in Coastal Resource Management Pakistan 2013-07-05 2014-01-05 PKR 979,000 SG Completed
71 Enhancement of livelihoods of fisher folks through Aloe vera cultivation, processing and marketing in Panama Sri Lanka 2012-06-01 2013-05-31 LKR 730,900 SG Completed
72 Enhancing Adaptive Capacity of Sundarbans Dependent Community through Climate Resilient Livelihoods Bangladesh 2013-06-18 2014-12-17 14,26,000 BDT SG Ongoing
73 Enhancing community and island ecosystem resilience through innovative technology and food security Maldives 2010-05-05 2012-04-30 USD284,265 LG Completed
74 Enhancing community participation in sustainable coastal management Seychelles 2010-08-01 2011-12-31 US$24,500 SG Completed
75 Enhancing Disaster Preparedness in Coastal Communities Pakistan 2013-07-05 2014-04-05 PKR 964,750 SG Completed
76 Enhancing schoolchildren’s knowledge of mangrove ecosystems by training their teachers Sri Lanka 2009-01-01 2009-12-31 US$4,386 SG Completed
77 Enhancing the incomes of fisher families through handicraft production Sri Lanka 2009-01-01 2009-12-31 US$4,342 SG Completed
78 Enroute Food Security Pakistan 2011-11-01 2012-06-30 PKR 860,000 SG Completed
79 Ensure pure drinking water through rain water harvesting. Bangladesh 2013-09-20 2015-03-19 BDT 1,200,000 SG Ongoing
80 Environment improvement and restoration and sustainable development of mangroves ecosystem in Quang Tri Province Viet Nam 2012-09-01 2013-06-30 VND 324,140,000 SG Completed
81 Environmental Awareness Media Project Maldives 2009-10-01 2010-03-31 US$ 34,890 SG Completed
82 Establishing a community biogas plant Sri Lanka 2009-01-01 2009-12-31 US$4,382 SG Completed
83 Establishing a waste disposal site Maldives 2010-10-15 2011-05-30 US$11,672 SG Completed
84 Evaluating and improving the management effectiveness of Thailand's marine and coastal protected areas Thailand 2010-04-27 2012-04-27 USD280,000 LG Completed
85 Evaluation of the present status of seagrass ecosystems along the west coast stretching from Kalpitiya to Thaleimannar. Sri Lanka 2012-06-01 2013-05-31 LKR 738,800/- SG Completed
86 Expanding marketing of aloe vera beverage Sri Lanka 2012-10-01 2013-06-30 LKR 476,500/- SG Completed
87 Floristic diversity and natural recruitment of mangrove species in selected mangrove habitats of South Gujarat India 2008-12-30 2009-10-31 US$14,998 SG Completed
88 Fuel-efficient stoves for coastal communities Sri Lanka 2009-01-01 2009-12-31 US$3,947 SG Completed
89 Generating additional income for fisher families through poultry farming Sri Lanka 2009-01-01 2009-09-30 US$4,386 SG Completed
90 Goat farming as an alternative income- generating activity for fisher families Sri Lanka 2009-01-01 2009-12-31 US$4,386 SG Completed
91 Holistic Management of Mangrove, Sea Grass, and Otter in Bangla-Sapum Bay Thailand 2012-06-19 2013-08-31 297,900 THB SG Completed
92 Home Gardening in Batticaloa Sri Lanka 2012-05-01 2012-04-30 LKR 464,000.00 SG Completed
93 Home gardening in Batticaloa Sri Lanka 2011-09-01 2012-05-31 LKR 525,000.00 SG Completed
94 Home gardening in the Pottuvil coastal belt Sri Lanka 2011-05-01 2012-04-30 LKR 531,000.00 SG Completed
95 Improve the living standard of 20 fisher families at Naguleliya village Sri Lanka 2012-08-01 2013-05-31 LKR 385,960/- SG Completed
96 Improved community management of the Maduganga wetland Sri Lanka 2009-01-01 2009-11-30 US$4,386 SG Completed
97 Improving self-employment skills of Fisher Women Sri Lanka 2011-07-01 2012-04-30 LKR 462,200.00 SG Completed
98 Improving the community livelihoods resilience and adaptive management of locally managed marine reserves (LMMA) of Vietnam: from local actions to national network Viet Nam 2013-04-01 2015-03-31 USD58,236 MG Ongoing
99 Increasing Awareness on Proper Waste Management Maldives 2009-10-01 2011-12-29 US$ 8550 SG Completed
100 Increasing income of the woman headed families to reduce dependency on Sunderban resources Bangladesh 2013-09-20 2014-12-19 BDT 1,650,000 SG Ongoing
101 Increasing the resilience of coastal and riverine communities to climate change and other threats, by conserving the ecosystems of the Maya Oya and associated coastal wetlands in Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 2009-09-01 2011-11-30 USD 151,895 LG Completed
102 Inspiring Young Rescuers Pakistan 2011-11-01 2012-04-30 PKR 829,000 SG Completed
103 Integrated Shrimp Ponds in the Indus Delta Pakistan 2013-07-05 2014-07-05 PKR 951,000 SG Completed
104 Integrating sustainable livelihood improvement into mangrove restoration and conservation in An Hoa lagoon Viet Nam 2011-10-01 2013-01-31 VND375,340,000 SG Completed
105 Introducing and encouraging use traditional fishing gear for Mud Crab Fishery in Kokilai Lagoon Sri Lanka 2012-06-01 2013-05-30 LKR 890,000/= SG Completed
106 Introducing dehydrated fish processing technique to fisher women in Panama Sri Lanka 2012-10-01 2013-03-31 LKR 855,000/- SG Completed
107 Investigating groundwater quality in Panama Sri Lanka 2011-05-01 2012-04-30 LKR 481,976. 00 SG Completed
108 Keeping the sand in "Sun, Sea and Sand": Helping coastal communities monitor, understand and manage beach movement and erosion in Seychelles Seychelles 2012-07-01 2013-07-31 USD 25000.00 SG Completed
109 Living resources of the Gulf of Mannar: Assessment of key species and habitats for enhancing awareness and for conservation policy formulation India
Sri Lanka
2012-09-01 2014-09-09 $ 200,000.00 RG Completed
110 Local knowledge building to address conservation issues Sri Lanka 2011-08-01 2011-11-30 LKR 517,000.00 SG Completed
111 Managing coastal erosion ('abration') along coastal areas through mangrove plantation in Probolinggo District Indonesia 2014-04-11 2015-02-10 IDR 180,000,000 SG Ongoing
112 Managing the Angke Kapuk wetland to conserve its natural resources Indonesia 2010-05-04 2011-07-04 US$25,000 SG Completed
113 Mangrove conservation and management: enhancing livelihood opportunities for mangrove dependent communities in Bhitarkanika reserve forest India 2012-05-15 2013-03-15 MFF Grant: INR 875,000 SG Completed
114 Mangrove diversity and related fishery in lagoon/estuarine systems in Potuvil- Panama coastal stretch. Sri Lanka 2012-06-01 2013-05-31 LKR 734,400/- SG Completed
115 Mangrove restoration: participatory assessment of current practices India 2010-02-19 2011-02-01 US$17,400 SG Completed
116 Mangrove species composition, diversity and related fishery in lagoon/estuarine systems in Pottuvil- Panama coastal stretch in the east coast of Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 2011-05-01 2012-04-30 LKR 446,900.00 SG Completed
117 Mangroves for the future Thailand 2009-10-01 2010-12-31 US$10,860 SG Completed
118 Manning the Mangroves Pakistan 2011-11-01 2012-06-30 PKR 750,000 SG Completed
119 Mapping and enhancing natural resource governance in Small Island Communities Sri Lanka
Asia Region
Maldives
Seychelles
Thailand
2013-01-01 2014-12-31 USD199,994 RG Ongoing
120 Moklan, the Ethnic Group of the Andaman Thailand 2012-06-19 2013-08-31 300,000 THB SG Completed
121 Network of Coastal Youth for Mangrove Conservation in Phang Nga Bay Thailand 2012-06-19 2013-08-31 298,000 THB SG Completed
122 Nurturing Young Saplings Pakistan 2011-11-22 2012-06-30 PKR 860,000 SG Completed
123 Palm tree plantation in households and fodder grass experiment on shrimp farm dyke in Shyamnagar coastal area Bangladesh 2013-09-20 2015-03-19 BDT 1,350,000 SG Ongoing
124 Participation of Buddhist Community in mangrove conservation and development in Loi Quan Island, Tien Giang Province Viet Nam 2012-08-01 2013-06-30 VND299,900,000 SG Completed
125 Participatory community engagement and education for conservation of mangroves in Palk bay areas of Ramanathapuram district in Tamil Nadu India 2013-12-10 2015-06-10 INR 1,033,540 SG Ongoing
126 Participatory rehabilitation and conservation of aquatic habitats at Mae Nang Khao Thailand 2009-05-01 2010-11-30 US$9,164 SG Completed
127 Pesantren and community involvement in managing disaster risks in coastal areas through mangrove planting Indonesia 2010-05-04 2010-12-04 US$25,873 SG Completed
128 Picture Perfect: Echoes of the Tides Pakistan 2011-11-01 2012-06-30 PKR 860,000 SG Completed
129 Piloting red tilapia cage culture as an alternative livelihood in the Maduganga estuary Sri Lanka 2009-07-01 2009-12-31 US$4,321 SG Completed
130 Piloting sea bass cage culture as an alternative livelihood for the fishing communities of Maduganga estuary Sri Lanka 2009-01-01 2009-09-30 US$5,260 SG Completed
131 Piloting seaweed farming as an alternative livelihood activity for coastal communities in Panama and Pottuvil Sri Lanka 2009-01-01 2009-09-30 US$5,196 SG Completed
132 Planning Sustainable Use of Mangrove Thailand 2012-06-19 2013-08-31 300,000 THB SG Completed
133 Plant and Protect Pakistan 2011-11-01 2011-06-30 PKR 860,000 SG Completed
134 Planting and managing mangrove along coastal area of Kulon Progo Indonesia 2012-08-27 2013-04-27 USD 25,000 SG Completed
135 Planting Pandanus in the coastal belt of Kandakuliya Sri Lanka 2012-08-01 2013-05-31 LKR 674,900/- SG Completed
136 Planting Pandanus palm to protect mangroves Thailand 2009-05-01 2010-11-30 US$9,696 SG Completed
137 Potential for sea cucumber culture in the Jaffna lagoon Sri Lanka 2013-10-21 2014-06-20 LKR 1,413,830/= SG Completed
138 Preserving Puttalam lagoon for future generations Sri Lanka 2009-02-01 2009-11-30 US$3,882 SG Completed
139 Promoting community resilience through disaster risk reduction at community level Seychelles 2012-07-01 2013-10-31 USD 21697.00 SG Completed
140 Promoting community participation in integrated coastal management in the North Western Province of Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 2010-01-01 2011-08-01 USD 259,354.70 LG Completed
141 Promotion of Learning for Mangrove Conservation Thailand 2012-06-19 2013-08-31 300,000 THB SG Completed
142 Protecting critical habitats for the Praslin near-shore artisanal fishery Seychelles 2012-07-01 2013-10-31 USD 25000.00 SG Completed
143 Protecting marine ecosystems in MFF countries using the Green Fins approach Maldives
Viet Nam
2013-01-01 2014-12-31 USD 199,994 RG Ongoing
144 Providing micro-finance loans for alternative livelihoods that reduce pressure on coastal ecosystems in Kalpitiya, Puttalam District Sri Lanka 2011-05-01 2012-04-30 LKR 500,000.00 SG Completed
145 Publishing an environmental magazine, Madupuwath Sri Lanka 2009-01-01 2009-12-31 US$4,386 SG Completed
146 Raising awareness about conservation Sri Lanka 2011-05-01 2012-02-29 LKR 442,050.00 SG Completed
147 Raising awareness and promoting the use of local knowledge in managing coastal resources Thailand 2009-10-01 2010-12-31 US$11,065 SG Completed
148 Raising buffalo to enhance the income of widows and their families in Pottuvil (Phase 1) Sri Lanka 2009-02-01 2009-07-31 US$4,374 SG Completed
149 Raising buffalo to enhance the income of widows and their families in Pottuvil (Phase 2) Sri Lanka 2009-10-01 2009-11-30 US$5,146 SG Completed
150 Rehabilitating and conserving habitats for clams Thailand 2009-05-01 2010-11-30 US$9,980 SG Completed
151 Rehabilitating mangroves and beach forests at Khlong Prasong Thailand 2009-10-01 2010-10-31 US$10,156 SG Completed
152 Rehabilitation and local community improvement on mangrove ecosystem management and utilization Indonesia 2014-04-11 2015-04-10 190,000,000 SG Ongoing
153 Rehabilitation and reconstruction of Pottuvil mangrove nursery Sri Lanka 2009-01-01 2009-09-30 US$3,860 SG Completed
154 Rehabilitation and sustainable management of the North-East Point marsh Seychelles 2010-08-01 2010-12-31 US$11,900 SG Completed
155 Rehabilitation and sustainable use of mangrove forests in Pesantren village Indonesia 2010-05-04 2011-04-04 US$27,046 (from a total budget of US$27,922 approved by MFF SG Completed
156 Rehabilitation of degraded seagrass area in Tuticorin coast of Gulf of Mannar, Tamil Nadu, to support long term conservation of seagrass habitats India 2013-12-10 2015-03-10 INR 1,426,750 SG Ongoing
157 Removing cattail from a village drainage canal Sri Lanka 2009-02-01 2009-09-30 US$4,386 SG Completed
158 Removing pond apple from parts of the Maduganga wetland Sri Lanka 2009-02-01 2009-11-30 US$3,842 SG Completed
159 Replanting mangroves and introducing eco- friendly home gardening Sri Lanka 2009-01-01 2009-12-31 US$3,904 SG Completed
160 Replanting mangroves in Batticaloa lagoon Sri Lanka 2009-01-01 2009-12-31 US$4,360 SG Completed
161 Replanting mangroves in Pottuvil lagoon Sri Lanka 2009-01-01 2009-12-31 US$4,018 SG Completed
162 Replanting mangroves in the Dutch Canal to enhance ecosystem productivity Sri Lanka 2009-03-01 2009-11-30 US$4,386 SG Completed
163 Restoring a village tank Sri Lanka 2009-10-01 2009-11-30 US$3,650 SG Completed
164 Restoring mangroves for nak thale (otters) Thailand 2009-05-01 2010-11-30 US$9,404 SG Completed
165 Reversing environmental damage through community focused sustainable livelihoods in Ban Don Bay, Surat Thani Province, Southern Thailand Thailand 2009-04-16 2011-09-30 USD300,000 LG Completed
166 Reviving traditional livelihoods Sri Lanka 2011-05-01 2012-01-31 LKR 673,090.00 SG Completed
167 Safeguarding mangroves through awareness programmes Sri Lanka 2009-02-01 2009-09-30 US$4,374 SG Completed
168 Sand Dune Stabilization for Mangrove Protection in Miani Hor Pakistan 2013-07-05 2014-05-05 PKR 972,800 SG Completed
169 Sea Cucumber Culture as an Alternative Livelihood Sri Lanka 2011-11-01 2012-10-30 LKR 670,560/= SG Completed
170 Seasonal and spatial variation of physico-chemical parameters of water in the Panama lagoon Sri Lanka 2012-06-01 2013-05-31 LKR 743,400/- SG Completed
171 Stakeholder led management planning for Vembanad Kol backwaters, Kerala India 2011-11-28 2012-11-30 INR 880,000 SG Completed
172 Status of shelterbelts along India’s southern coast India 2009-01-02 2009-10-31 US$22,352 SG Completed
173 Strengthened capacity of children, communities and local government by better preparedness and mitigation of climate change and disaster risk in Kendrapara district, Odisha India 2013-12-10 2015-06-10 INR 1,160,000 SG Ongoing
174 Strengthening coastal livelihoods and community-based tourism Thailand 2009-10-01 2010-10-31 US$11,065 SG Completed
175 Strengthening conservation of mangroves and other marine and coastal resources at Thong Toam Yai Bay Thailand 2009-10-01 2010-10-31 US$9,979 SG Completed
176 Strengthening the capacity of a community network for managing Phuket’s coastal resources Thailand 2009-10-01 2010-10-31 US$11,007 SG Completed
177 Strengthening the Community-based Coastal Resources Management Network through Community-based Learning Centers in Six Sub-districts of Trat Province, Thailand Thailand 2011-06-01 2012-11-30 USD149,985 LG Completed
178 Strengthening the Defenders of the Coast Pakistan 2011-12-01 2012-06-30 PKR 860,000 SG Completed
179 Strengthening the Resilience of Coastal Communities, Ecosystems, and Economies to Sea-Level Rise and Coastal Erosion Pakistan
Thailand
2013-01-01 2014-12-31 USD199,994 RG Ongoing
180 Strengthening the waste management system on Noonu Manadhoo Atoll and greening the island Maldives 2009-10-01 2010-03-31 US$25,000 SG Completed
181 Studying carbon sequestration in mangroves Sri Lanka 2011-05-01 2012-04-30 LKR 425,000.000 SG Completed
182 Studying seagrasses in Puttalam lagoon Sri Lanka 2011-05-01 2012-04-30 LKR 587,000.00 SG Completed
183 Support and develop community based eco-tourism in the coastal nature reserve and environmental protection area in Thanh Phong commune, Thanh Phu District, Ben Tre Province Viet Nam 2013-08-01 2015-01-31 520,950,000 VND SG Ongoing
184 Supporting farmers in shrimp-crab polyculture model integrated in mangrove forest in Tra Vinh Province Viet Nam 2013-08-26 2014-10-31 388,300,000 VND SG Ongoing
185 Survey and assessment in Gulf of Mannar and Palk Bay to support strategy to conserve and manage seagrass habitats India 2011-12-20 2013-02-28 INR 855,700 SG Completed
186 Sustainable coastal livelihoods through Integrated Mangrove Fishery Farming Systems (IMFFS) India 2009-01-06 2009-10-31 US$21,000 SG Completed
187 Sustainable freshwater aquaculture in the mangrove-dominated Indian Sundarbans India 2009-12-02 2011-01-01 US$12,000 SG Completed
188 Sustainable livelihood development for low- income families in the Puttalam lagoon area Sri Lanka 2009-07-01 2009-12-31 US$3,939 SG Completed
189 Sustainable Mangrove Management for Education and Polyculture Cultivation at Karangsong, Indramayu Regency, West Java Indonesia 2014-04-11 2015-04-10 IDR 204,175,400 SG Ongoing
190 Sustainable Use of Cam Thanh Nypa Wetlands, Hoi An City, Quang Nam Province Viet Nam 2013-04-01 2015-03-31 US$67,412 MG Ongoing
191 Sustainable use of mangrove resources to benefit poor women through a co-management pilot in the core zone of Xuan Thuy National Park, Vietnam Viet Nam 2011-10-01 2012-12-31 VND345,050,000 SG Completed
192 Sustainable Use of Mangroves for Small-Scale Entrepreneurs Pakistan 2013-07-05 2014-07-05 999,000 SG Completed
193 Synergy of Mangrove Forest Rehabilitation and Sustainable Coastal Community Economy Development in Kraksaan, Probolinggo Indonesia 2014-04-11 2015-04-10 160,694,800 SG Ongoing
194 Teaching Integrated Coastal Management Pakistan 2013-07-05 2014-05-05 PKR 958,000 SG Completed
195 The optimization of degrading Tambaks and mangrove conservation at Mangunharjo Indonesia 2012-08-27 2013-04-27 USD 25,000 SG Completed
196 Training and supporting fisher families in Kattankudy to establish banana-based home gardens Sri Lanka 2009-01-01 2009-12-31 US$3,952 SG Completed
197 Training and supporting fisher families in Ussangoda to establish home gardens Sri Lanka 2009-02-01 2009-11-30 US$3,240 SG Completed
198 Value of ecosystems’ services provided by the Jaffna lagoon and contribution of the lagoon to the livelihoods of peripheral villagers Sri Lanka 2014-06-01 2015-04-30 LKR 1,638,450 SG Ongoing
199 Waste Management in Guraidhoo Island Maldives 2012-09-26 2013-04-30 US$ 25,000 SG Completed
200 Where did all the soil go? Coastal monitoring as a tool for developing local capacity, raising public awareness and assessing long-term environmental change Seychelles 2010-08-01 2011-07-31 US$23,200 SG Completed
201 Women Groups Empowerment through Developing Sustainable Local Micro-Business in Mangrove Rehabilitation Areas Indonesia 2012-08-27 2013-04-27 Total USD 27,800 which breakdown into: USD 25,000.00 (MFF) and USD 2,800.00 (In-kind Mitra Bahari) SG Completed
202 Youth Power against Global Warming by Promotion of Seagrass Learning Thailand 2013-06-19 2013-08-31 300,000 THB SG Completed
203 “Mangroves are a Must!” Promoting mangrove conservation awareness and education in the face of climate change in the Seychelles Seychelles 2009-07-01 2011-02-28 US$25,000 SG Completed