Small Grant Facilities

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The Small Grant Facility is 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 an important approach 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, by calling for proposals and selecting 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 carried out 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.



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Mangroves for the Future Guidelines for Grant Facilities

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285 Projects found

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Nurturing Young Saplings

Nurturing Young Saplings

Location: Sandspit, Karachi, Pakistan

Duration: 22nd Nov 2011 to 30th Jun 2012

MFF Grant Amount: PKR 860,000

Topics: Knowledge for Management, Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation

Picture Perfect Echoes of Tides2

Picture Perfect: Echoes of the Tides

Location: Sindh-Balochistan coastal areas

Duration: 1st Nov 2011 to 30th Jun 2012

MFF Grant Amount: PKR 860,000

Topics: Climate change, Gender equality, Knowledge management and communications, Capacity development

Enroute Food Security

Enroute Food Security

Location: Sonmiani, Balochistan, Pakistan

Duration: 1st Nov 2011 to 30th Jun 2012

MFF Grant Amount: PKR 860,000

Topics: Climate change, Gender equality, Knowledge management and communications

Manning the Mangroves

Manning the Mangroves

Location: Kharioon coastal village, Keti Bunder, Sindh, Pakistan

Duration: 1st Nov 2011 to 30th Jun 2012

MFF Grant Amount: PKR 750,000

Topics: Knowledge for Management, Coastal Governance, Gender equality

Inspiring Young Rescuers2

Inspiring Young Rescuers

Location: Rehri and Ibrahim Hyderi coastal villages, Sindh, Pakistan

Duration: 1st Nov 2011 to 30th Apr 2012

MFF Grant Amount: PKR 829,000

Topics: Knowledge for Management, Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation

Strengthening the Defenders of the Coast2

Strengthening the Defenders of the Coast

Location: Karachi, Pakistan

Duration: 1st Dec 2011 to 30th Jun 2012

MFF Grant Amount: PKR 860,000

Topics: Knowledge for Management, Knowledge management and communications, Coastal Governance, Capacity Building


Environmental Awareness Media Project

Location: Male', Maldives

Duration: 1st Oct 2009 to 31st Mar 2010

MFF Grant Amount: US$ 34,890

Topics: Strategies for Management, Knowledge management and communications, Community Resilence

Good practices in Waste management

Good Practices in Waste Management

Location: Haa.Vashafaru, Meemu Dhiggaru, Alif Alif .Ukulhas and Raa Ungoofaaru, Maldives

Duration: 24th Apr 2013 to 30th Jun 2014

MFF Grant Amount: MVR 375,000.00

Topics: Capacity Building, Knowledge management and communications

Planting Mangrove by Stakeholders

Planting and Managing Mangroves along Coastal Areas of Kulon Progo

Location: Jangkaran village, Temon sub-district, Kulonprogo district, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta Province, Indonesia

Duration: 27th Aug 2012 to 27th Apr 2013

MFF Grant Amount: USD 25,000

Topics: Knowledge for Management, Capacity Building, Strategies for Management, Civil Society Engagement

P5SmallGoat farming and community c RMahindapala 2009

Goat farming as an alternative income generating activity for fisher families

Location: Pottuvil, Sri Lanka

Duration: 1st Jan 2009 to 31st Dec 2009

MFF Grant Amount: US$4,386

Topics: Sustainable Livelihoods, Gender equality

285 Projects

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No. Name Location Countries Start End Amount Type Status
1 Raising awareness and promoting the use of local knowledge in managing coastal resources Phang Nga Bay, Phang Nga, Thailand Thailand 2009-10-01 2010-12-31 US$11,065 SG Completed
2 Raising buffalo to enhance the income of widows and their families in Pottuvil (Phase 1) Pottuvil, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 2009-02-01 2009-07-31 US$4,374 SG Completed
3 Raising buffalo to enhance the income of widows and their families in Pottuvil (Phase 2) Pottuvil, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 2009-10-01 2009-11-30 US$5,146 SG Completed
4 Rehabilitating and conserving habitats for clams Siab Yuan, Chumphon, Thailand Thailand 2009-05-01 2010-11-30 US$9,980 SG Completed
5 Rehabilitating mangroves and beach forests at Khlong Prasong Khlong Prasong, Krabi, Thailand Thailand 2009-10-01 2010-10-31 US$10,156 SG Completed
6 Rehabilitation and reconstruction of Pottuvil mangrove nursery Panama, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 2009-01-01 2009-09-30 US$3,860 SG Completed
7 Rehabilitation and sustainable management of the North-East Point marsh North-East Point, Mahé, Seychelles Seychelles 2010-08-01 2010-12-31 US$11,900 SG Completed
8 Rehabilitation and Sustainable Use of Mangroves at Pesantren Village Pesantren village, Pemalang, Central Java, Indonesia Indonesia 2010-05-04 2011-04-04 US$27,046 (from a total budget of US$27,922 approved by MFF SG Completed
9 Rehabilitation of degraded seagrass area in Tuticorin coast of Gulf of Mannar, Tamil Nadu, to support long term conservation of seagrass habitats Koswari Island, Gulf of Mannar, Tamil Nadu, India India 2013-12-10 2015-03-10 INR 1,426,750 SG Completed
10 Removing cattail from a village drainage canal Rekawa, Ussangoda and Kalametiya (RUK) area, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 2009-02-01 2009-09-30 US$4,386 SG Completed
11 Removing pond apple from parts of the Maduganga wetland Maduganga, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 2009-02-01 2009-11-30 US$3,842 SG Completed
12 Replanting mangroves and introducing eco-friendly home gardening Puttalam, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 2009-01-01 2009-12-31 US$3,904 SG Completed
13 Replanting mangroves in Batticaloa lagoon Batticaloa, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 2009-01-01 2009-12-31 US$4,360 SG Completed
14 Replanting mangroves in Pottuvil lagoon Kottukal, Pottuvil, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 2009-01-01 2009-12-31 US$4,018 SG Completed
15 Replanting mangroves in the Dutch Canal to enhance ecosystem productivity Puttalam, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 2009-03-01 2009-11-30 US$4,386 SG Completed
16 Residential planning - architecture model in mangroves populated areas in Ca Mau for climate adaptation and sustainable development Ca Mau Province Viet Nam 2014-06-01 2015-05-31 VND380,130,000 SG Completed
17 Restoration of coastal vegetation in Hnila Union of Teknaf Peninsula Hnila Union, Teknaf Peninsula Bangladesh 2016-05-25 2017-08-24 BDT 18,00,000 SG Completed
18 Restoring a village tank Rekawa, Ussangoda and Kalametiya (RUK) area, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 2009-10-01 2009-11-30 US$3,650 SG Completed
19 Restoring mangroves for nak thale (otters) Pa Klork, Phuket, Thailand Thailand 2009-05-01 2010-11-30 US$9,404 SG Completed
20 Reviving traditional livelihoods Pottuvil Sri Lanka 2011-05-01 2012-01-31 LKR 673,090.00 SG Completed
21 Role of coastal ecosystems in enabling resilience of coastal communities post a natural disaster Andhra Pradesh India 2014-12-15 2016-01-15 INR 1,017,500 SG Completed
22 Safeguarding mangroves through awareness programmes Mulipuram, Puttalam, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 2009-02-01 2009-09-30 US$4,374 SG Completed
23 Sand Dune Stabilization for Mangrove Protection in Miani Hor Maini Hor, Lasbela District, Balochistan Pakistan 2013-07-05 2014-05-05 PKR 972,800 SG Completed
24 Sea Cucumber Culture as an Alternative Livelihood Mannar Sri Lanka 2011-11-01 2012-10-30 LKR 670,560/= SG Completed
25 Seasonal and spatial variation of physico-chemical parameters of water in the Panama lagoon Panama Sri Lanka 2012-06-01 2013-05-31 LKR 743,400/- SG Completed
26 Socio-economic impact assessment of mangroves replantation to encourage community-based mangroves protection and management in Bang La, Dai Hop and Tan Thanh coastal communes in Hai Phong City Bang La Commune, Dai Hop Commune and Tan Thanh Commune, Hai Phong City Viet Nam 2014-02-01 2015-01-31 VND421,722,000 SG Completed
27 Stakeholder led management planning for Vembanad Kol backwaters, Kerala Vembanad-Kol backwaters, Kerala, India India 2011-11-28 2012-11-30 INR 880,000 SG Completed
28 Status of shelterbelts along India’s southern coast Five coastal states (Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala) and one Union Territory (Puducherry), India India 2009-01-02 2009-10-31 US$22,352 SG Completed
29 Strengthened capacity of children, communities and local government by better preparedness and mitigation of climate change and disaster risk in Kendrapara district, Odisha 7 villages in Chandilbaunsamula Gram Panchayat and 4 villages in Kandira Gram Panchayat, Rajnagar Block, Kendrapara district, Odisha India 2013-12-10 2015-06-10 INR 1,160,000 SG Completed
30 Strengthening coastal livelihoods and community-based tourism Chalong Bay (from Cape Phanwa to Ban Bangkhonthi), Phuket, Thailand Thailand 2009-10-01 2010-10-31 US$11,065 SG Completed
31 Strengthening Community-Based Fisheries Management at Miani Hor Winder, Tehsil Sonmiani, District Lasbela Pakistan 2016-04-15 2017-04-14 PKR 2,003,800 SG Completed
32 Strengthening conservation of mangroves and other marine and coastal resources at Thong Toam Yai Bay Thong Toam Yai, Chumphon, Thailand Thailand 2009-10-01 2010-10-31 US$9,979 SG Completed
33 Strengthening Market Links for Sustainable Hau Cultivation and Conservation of the Marshland in Gdh. Fiyori G.Dh Fiyoaree Maldives 2015-07-01 2017-03-30 MVR 343,138 SG Completed
34 Strengthening the capacity of a community network for managing Phuket’s coastal resources Muang and Thalang, Phuket, Thailand Thailand 2009-10-01 2010-10-31 US$11,007 SG Completed
35 Strengthening the capacity of the community organization "Anse Kerlan Avangard" to investigate and design for counter-erosion actions in the community Anse Kerlan coastal area, Praslin Island, Seychelles Seychelles 2014-10-01 2015-05-31 SCR 269,100 SG Completed
36 Strengthening the Defenders of the Coast Karachi, Pakistan Pakistan 2011-12-01 2012-06-30 PKR 860,000 SG Completed
37 Strengthening the waste management system on Noonu Manadhoo Atoll and greening the island Manadhoo Island, Noonu Atoll, North Province, Maldives Maldives 2009-10-01 2010-03-31 US$25,000 SG Completed
38 Students and community to protect ecosystem and biodiversity through school garden model Hoi An City, Quang Nam Province Viet Nam 2016-03-01 2017-03-01 VND 313,900,000 SG Completed
39 Study of whale shark and marine megafaunal distribution along Odisha and potential for marine and coastal species-based tourism Odisha, India India 2016-07-18 2017-05-17 INR 698,500 SG Completed
40 Studying carbon sequestration in mangroves Puttalam Sri Lanka 2011-01-05 2012-04-30 LKR 425,000.000 SG Completed
41 Studying seagrasses in Puttalam lagoon Puttalam lagoon, Puttalam Sri Lanka 2011-05-01 2012-04-30 LKR 587,000.00 SG Completed
42 Sunflower Oilseed Processing and Marketing in the coastal region of Bangladesh Amragachi Bazar and Rayenda Bazar, Sarankhola, Bagerhat, Bangladesh Bangladesh 2014-02-24 2015-02-23 BDT 1.65 million SG Completed
43 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 Thanh Phong Commune, Thanh Phu District, Ben Tre Province Viet Nam 2013-08-01 2015-03-31 520,950,000 VND SG Completed
44 Supporting farmers in implementing the mangrove based polyculture of shrimp-crab - fish (spotted scat) and with Scirpus(ScirpuslittoralisSchrab) for aquaculture natural feed in TraVinh province Long Khanh and Long Vinh communes, Duyen Hai District, Tra Vinh Province, Vietnam Viet Nam 2014-05-01 2015-04-30 VND 379,250,000 SG Completed
45 Supporting farmers in shrimp-crab polyculture model integrated in mangrove forest in Tra Vinh Province : Duyen Hai districts - Tra Vinh province (including the communes: Vinh Long, Long Khanh, Dong Hai, Dan Thanh, Truong Long Hoa). Viet Nam 2013-08-26 2015-01-31 369,700,000VND SG Completed
46 Survey and assessment in Gulf of Mannar and Palk Bay to support strategy to conserve and manage seagrass habitats Gulf of Mannar and Palk Bay, Tamil Nadu, India India 2011-12-20 2013-02-28 INR 855,700 SG Completed
47 Sustainability of Pyinbugyi Village Tract’s Ecosystem through Community Based Mangroves Conservation and Coastal Bank Protection Pyinbubyi Village Tract, Palaw Township, Dawei District, Tanintharyi Region, Myanmar Myanmar 2016-08-01 2017-07-31 MMK 31,185,000 SG Completed
48 Sustainable and Effective Coastal Resources Management to Improve Community Well-Being through Indonesia Coral Action Network (I-CAN) Lemito subdistrict, Pohuwato Regency, Gorontalo Indonesia 2014-05-06 2015-05-05 IDR 192,950,000 SG Completed
49 Sustainable coastal livelihoods through Integrated Mangrove Fishery Farming Systems (IMFFS) Tamil Nadu, India India 2009-01-06 2009-10-31 US$21,000 SG Completed
50 Sustainable Community based dry fish unit as a tool for improving livelihoods of Sundarban dependent fisherman community Mathurapur village, Munshiganj union, Shyamnagar, Satkhira, Bangladesh Bangladesh 2016-05-24 2017-05-24 BDT 420,000 SG Completed
51 Sustainable fishing practices promoted to reduce usage of harmful fishing nets in coastal areas of Sindh (Tippon Area). Keti Bander Town, District Thatta Pakistan 2016-04-15 2016-12-14 PKR 2,140,000 SG Completed
52 Sustainable freshwater aquaculture in the mangrove-dominated Indian Sundarbans Sundarbans, West Bengal, India India 2009-12-02 2011-01-01 US$12,000 SG Completed
53 Sustainable livelihood development for low- income families in the Puttalam lagoon area Puttalam, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 2009-07-01 2009-12-31 US$3,939 SG Completed
54 Sustainable livelihood through improving ecosystem in mangrove area Tuol Kouki leu, Tuol Koukikroum, Koh Chak and Tachat, Tuol kouki commune, Mondol Seima district, Koh Kong province Cambodia 2015-05-01 2016-04-30 KHR 100,000,000 SG Completed
55 Sustainable Mangrove Management and Polyculture System Development at Karangsong, Indramayu Regency, West Java Karangsong Village, Indramayu District, Indramayu Regency, West Java Province Indonesia 2014-04-11 2015-04-10 IDR 204,175,400 SG Completed
56 Sustainable use of appropriate energy and strengthening of small-scale credit scheme to contribute to adapting to climate change and improving local livelihoods Development Khmer Community (DKC) Cambodia 2015-05-01 2016-04-30 99,459,000 KHR SG Completed
57 Sustainable use of mangrove resources to benefit poor women through a co-management pilot in the core zone of Xuan Thuy National Park, Vietnam Xuan Thuy National Park, Nam Dinh province, Vietnam Viet Nam 2011-10-01 2013-02-28 VND373,050,000 SG Completed
58 Sustainable Use of Mangroves for Small-Scale Entrepreneurs Rehri Goth, Sindh Province Pakistan 2013-07-05 2014-07-05 999,000 SG Completed
59 Synergy of Mangrove Forest Rehabilitation and Sustainable Economic Development of Coastal Community at Kraksaan Subdistrict, Probolinggo Sidopekso village, Kebonagung village, and Kalibuntu village, Kraksaan Sub-district, Probolinggo District, East Java Province Indonesia 2014-04-11 2015-04-10 IDR 160,694,800 SG Completed
60 Teaching Integrated Coastal Management Karachi, Sindh Province Pakistan 2013-07-05 2014-05-05 PKR 958,000 SG Completed
61 The Application of Mud Trap Technique as the Medium of Coastal Rehabilitation in Pulau Dua, Nature Reserve Coastal area in Pulau Dua Nature Reserve, Sawah Luhur Village, Serang-Banten Indonesia 2016-03-02 2016-12-31 IDR 170,000,000 SG Completed
62 The Development of Silvofishery Techniques, Mangrove Rehabilitation, and Women's Empowerment by Processing Non-Timber Plants in Mangrove Forest Siduwonge village, Randangan District, Pohuwato Regency, Gorontalo Indonesia 2014-05-06 2015-05-05 IDR 195,425,000 SG Completed
63 Thickening Mangrove Vegetation to Support the Diversification of Fisheries Production in Tanjung Pecinan Village, Situbondo Tanjung Pecinan village, Mangaran sub-district, Situbondo Indonesia 2016-03-02 2016-12-31 IDR 170,002,000 SG Completed
64 Training and supporting fisher families in Kattankudy to establish banana-based home gardens Kattankudy, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 2009-01-01 2009-12-31 US$3,952 SG Completed
65 Training and supporting fisher families in Ussangoda to establish home gardens Rekawa, Ussangoda and Kalametiya (RUK) area, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 2009-02-01 2009-11-30 US$3,240 SG Completed
66 Trial on polyculture of mud creeper (Cerithidea obtusa) and blood cockle (Anadara Granosa) under mangrove canopy in Thanh Phong Commune, Thanh Phu dist, Ben Tre Province Thanh Phong Commune, Thanh Phu District, Ben Tre Province Viet Nam 2014-04-10 2015-04-10 365,440,000 VND SG Completed
67 Valuation of Mangroves in PQA Indus Delta: An Econometric Approach Coastal areas of Sindh, Pakistan Pakistan 2014-12-25 2015-12-25 PKR 1,650,750 SG Completed
68 Value of ecosystems’ services provided by the Jaffna lagoon and contribution of the lagoon to the livelihoods of peripheral villagers Jaffna Lagoon Sri Lanka 2014-06-01 2015-04-30 LKR 1,638,450 SG Completed
69 Where did all the soil go? Coastal monitoring as a tool for developing local capacity, raising public awareness and assessing long-term environmental change Anse Possession, Praslin, Seychelles Seychelles 2010-08-01 2011-07-31 US$23,200 SG Completed
70 Women's Group Empowerment through Livelihood Improvement and Mangrove Rehabilitation Torosiaje Jaya village, Popayato District, Pohuwato Regency, Gorontalo Province Indonesia 2014-05-06 2015-05-05 IDR 198,775,000 SG Completed
71 Women's Group Empowerment through Mangrove-Based Product Processing Mootilango village, Duhiadaa district, Pohuwato Regency, Gorontalo Province Indonesia 2014-05-06 2015-05-05 IDR 196,500,000 SG Completed
72 Women's GroupsEmpowerment through Sustainable Micro-Business Development in Mangrove Rehabilitation Areas Pesantren village is part of Ulujami Sub-District, Pemalang District and about 20 kms from Pemalang. Pelanag is located in eastern of Jakarta (about 250km) 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
73 Women’s Group Empowerment to Increase Household Income through Production and Marketing of Mangrove and Fisheries-Based Products in Karanganyar Village, Paiton Karanganyar Village, Paiton Probolinggo, East Java Indonesia 2016-03-02 2016-12-31 IDR 130,005,000 SG Completed
74 Youth Power against Global Warming by Promotion of Seagrass Learning An island of Baan Tung Nang Dum, Phang Nga Province’s Kuraburi District in the Andaman Sea & Baan Tha Pae Yoi, Phang Nga Province’s Kuraburi District, on Koh (island) Prathong of the Andaman Sea Thailand 2013-06-19 2013-08-31 300,000 THB SG Completed
75 “Mangroves are a Must!” Promoting mangrove conservation awareness and education in the face of climate change in the Seychelles Mahé and Praslin islands, Seychelles Seychelles 2009-07-01 2011-02-28 US$25,000 SG Completed