Community-based environmental coastal management in Demak, Province of Central Java

 
Replanting of Mangrove in LGF Activity

Replanting of Mangrove in LGF Activity , Sayung Sub-Distric, Demak, Central Java, Indonesia © LGF Indonesia 2012, 2012

Objectives

The main objective is to improve the coastal environment management of the Regency of Demak.

There are four immediate objectives:

1. Strengthen the capacity of the local government and communities of Demak Regency in the environmental coastal management;

2. Mitigate the impacts of the coastal environment destruction and climate changes through mangrove replanting;

3. Prepare the establishment of Information Center for Coastal Rehabilitation, Disaster Mitigation, Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation;

4. New community-based income generating activities.

Background

The purpose of this project is to strengthen the capacity of the local government and communities of Demak to manage the coastal environment of the Regency. The devastation of Demak's coastal environment is causing destruction of coastal ecosystem, aquaculture pond and infrastructure including houses, schools, roads, and other public facilities. The project emphasizes community empowerment and participation.

Target beneficiaries

Villagers living in the area of Sriwulan, Bedono, Timbulsloko, Surodadi of the District Kacamatan of Sayung, the Regency of Demak, the Province of Central Java

Outputs

Expected outputs from the project include:

  • Enhanced capacity and decision-making ability of coastal communities in four identified villages in Sayung sub district, Demak Regency
  • Coastal environment management plan for four villages in the Demak Regency
  • Functional coastal environmental co-management institution
  • Restored/replanted mangrove area
  • Identification and introduction of potential income generating initiatives for selected areas of Demak Regency
  • Supporting facilities for communities to continue potential income generating activities

Featured Film - Monitoring Project and mangrove ceremonial by LGF Project and Stakeholders

Monitoring Project and mangrove ceremonial by LGF Project and Stakeholders, Timbul Sloko Village, Dayung Sub-district, Demak, Central Java © LGF MFF Indonesia, 2012

Mangrove ceremonial event on 11 October 2012 by Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries as LGF implementer and the stakeholders in Timbul Sloko Village, Demak.

Project Facts

Country

Location

Four villages (Sriwulan, Bedono, Timbulsloko, Surodadi) of the District Kacamatan of Sayung, the Regency of Demak, the Province of Central Java

Topic

Duration

1st Nov 2011 to 30th Oct 2013

MFF Grant Amount

USD240,000

Co-financing Partner

The projects partners include:

  • The MMAF’s Directorate General of Fisheries Products Processing and Marketing, as partner on training, workshops and technical advice on fish processing and marketing;
  • The MMAF’s Directorate General of Capture Fisheries, as partner on training, workshops and technical advice on promoting capture fisheries as income generating efforts;
  • The MMAF’s Directorate General of Aquaculture Fisheries, as partner on training, workshops and technical advise on aquaculture as income generating efforts;
  • The National and Regional Development Planning Agencies (BAPPENAS and BAPPEDA), as partner on training, workshops and technical advice for integrated planning program at local and national level;
  • The State Ministry of the Environment, as partner on training, workshops and technical advice on environmental management;
  • The State Ministry of Forestry, as partner on training, workshops and technical advice on mangrove replanting;
  • The State Ministry of Home Affairs, as partner on training, workshops and technical advice on strengthening local institutions;
  • Diponegoro University (UNDIP), as partner on training, workshops and technical advice on implementation of project activities, as well as facilitator to help the local government and local communities to work together, and for monitoring;
  • OISCA (Organization for Industrial, Spiritual, and Cultural Advancement), as partner on training, workshops and implementation of project activities at project sites;
  • LPP Mangroves, as partner on training, workshops and as partner on training, workshop and implementation of project activities;
  • Wetland Indonesia, as partner on training, workshops and technical advice as partner on training, workshop and implementation of project activities;
  • KeSEMaT–UNDIP, as partner on training, workshops and as partner on training, workshop and implementation of project activities
  • The Port of Semarang, state owned and private sector enterprises including state-owned and commercial banks in Central Java as well as local SMEs, as partner on synergistic programs of Corporate Social Responsibility.
  • Community Based Organisation (CBO) in Sayung District, etcetera.

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