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

Revised 27 July 2015

Author: MFF Regional Secretariat

Publisher: MFF

Posted on: 29th Oct 2015

Category: SGF (Small Grant Facility)

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MFF Reporting Templates for Small Grant Facilities - MS Word

Author: MFF Secretariat

Publisher: MFF

Posted on: 2nd Mar 2015

Category: SGF (Small Grant Facility)

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285 Projects found

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Strengthening the capacity of the community organization "Anse Kerlan Avangard" to investigate and design for counter-erosion actions in the community

Location: Anse Kerlan coastal area, Praslin Island, Seychelles

Duration: 1st Oct 2014 to 31st May 2015

MFF Grant Amount: SCR 269,100

Topics: Capacity Building, Community Resilence

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Protect embankment and adjacent communities of Burigoalini and Munshigonj Unions from cyclone and tidal surge through mangrove rehabilitation

Location: Shyamnagar, Satkhira, Bangladesh

Duration: 24th Feb 2014 to 23rd Feb 2015

MFF Grant Amount: BDT 1 million

Topics: Civil Society Engagement, Community Resilence

Joar eco cottage is an initiative for responsibile tourism providing benefits to local community Munshiganj Union Shyamnagar Satkhira Photo by Enamul Mazid Khan Siddique c IUCN 2014

Development of community led ecotourism in Shyamnagar

Location: Shyamnagar, Sakhira, Bangladesh

Duration: 23rd Feb 2014 to 24th Feb 2015

MFF Grant Amount: BDT 1.65 million

Topics: Community Resilence, Sustainable Business Practices

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Sunflower Oilseed Processing and Marketing in the coastal region of Bangladesh

Location: Amragachi Bazar and Rayenda Bazar, Sarankhola, Bagerhat, Bangladesh

Duration: 24th Feb 2014 to 23rd Feb 2015

MFF Grant Amount: BDT 1.65 million

Topics: Community Resilence, Sustainable Livelihoods

SAM 5492

Community Based Conservation of Coastal Ecosystem through Re-excavation of Canal as a Reservoir and Using Rain Water in Agricultural Activities

Location: Union Koikhali under the sub-district of Shyamnagar of Satkhira District is situated 130 km from Khulna city. It is adjacent to mangrove forest Sundarban and 60 km away from Bay of Bengal. The area is vulnerable to natural hazards like cyclone, tidal surg

Duration: 24th Feb 2014 to 23rd Feb 2015

MFF Grant Amount: BDT 2,000,000

Topics: Civil Society Engagement, Community Resilence

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Conserving mangroves as a local food source

Location: Takauthung, Phang Nga, Thailand

Duration: 1st May 2009 to 30th Nov 2010

MFF Grant Amount: US$9,834

Topics: Knowledge for Management, Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation, Civil Society Engagement, Gender equality, Knowledge management and communications

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Development and production of two children’s educational activity books and a scientific toolkit for the Aldabra Atoll World Heritage Site

Location: Aldabra Atoll and Mahé, Seychelles,with nationwide distribution

Duration: 1st Jul 2009 to 31st Mar 2011

MFF Grant Amount: US$24,139 (actual expenditure was US$21,969)

Topics: Civil Society Engagement, Marine Protected Areas, Climate change, Gender equality, Knowledge management and communications

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Enhancing Adaptive Capacity of Sundarbans Dependent Community through Climate Resilient Livelihoods

Location: The project will be implemented in Dumuria village of Gabura union located at the southernmost tip of Shyamnagar upazila of Satkhira district but disconnected from the mainland gives it a shape like island as the whole union is surrounded by large rivers.

Duration: 18th Jun 2013 to 17th Dec 2014

MFF Grant Amount: 14,26,000 BDT

Topics: Community Resilence, Sustainable Livelihoods

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Promoting community resilience through disaster risk reduction at community level

Location: Anse Boileau, Roche Caiman, Ile Perseverance - Mahe, Seychelles

Duration: 1st Jul 2012 to 31st Oct 2013

MFF Grant Amount: USD 21697.00

Topics: Capacity Building, Civil Society Engagement, Community Resilence

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Building the capacity of Roche Caiman community to adapt to climate change and other threats

Location: Roche Caiman, Mahé, Seychelles

Duration: 1st Aug 2010 to 28th Feb 2011

MFF Grant Amount: US$8,000

Topics: Civil Society Engagement, Community Resilence, Coastal Governance, Climate change, Gender equality, Knowledge management and communications

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No. Name Location Countries Start End Amount Type Status
1 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
2 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
3 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
4 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
5 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
6 Strengthening the Defenders of the Coast Karachi, Pakistan Pakistan 2011-12-01 2012-06-30 PKR 860,000 SG Completed
7 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
8 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
9 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
10 Studying carbon sequestration in mangroves Puttalam Sri Lanka 2011-01-05 2012-04-30 LKR 425,000.000 SG Completed
11 Studying seagrasses in Puttalam lagoon Puttalam lagoon, Puttalam Sri Lanka 2011-05-01 2012-04-30 LKR 587,000.00 SG Completed
12 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
13 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
14 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
15 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
16 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
17 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
18 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
19 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
20 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
21 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
22 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
23 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
24 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
25 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
26 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
27 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
28 Sustainable Use of Mangroves for Small-Scale Entrepreneurs Rehri Goth, Sindh Province Pakistan 2013-07-05 2014-07-05 999,000 SG Completed
29 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
30 Teaching Integrated Coastal Management Karachi, Sindh Province Pakistan 2013-07-05 2014-05-05 PKR 958,000 SG Completed
31 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
32 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
33 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
34 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
35 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
36 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
37 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
38 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
39 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
40 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
41 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
42 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
43 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
44 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
45 “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