The location where soft engineering measures to be applied t ... , South Motandoi Village, South Bolaang Mongondow District, North Sulawesi © MFF IUCN
To adapt to global warming impact, to restore mangrove ecosystem and to create alternative livelihood in order to improve women’s group economy
Motandoi Selatan village has a relatively good and healthy mangrove areas, and low level of disturbance, due to the high awareness of local community on mangrove ecosystem values. A total of 126 ha mangrove areas are identified through satellite image analyses. Most of mangrove areas has 15 – 20 meters’ old trees with more than 20 cm diameter.
However, it is indicated that not much coastal land available for rehabilitation, as most of the suitable land have been well planted by local communities. Other activities, apart from mangrove planting, need to be identified to support rehabilitation programme in this village.
40 members of women's group in South Motandoi village.
- Climate change and disaster risk reduction
15,000 mangrove seedlings were planted to rehabilitate 1.5 ha degraded estuary (including accreted land).
- Gender equality
30 members of women’s groups received training on fish floss production. Women’s groups produced and marketed the fish floss product in local market. The engagement of women members mostly focused on the livelihood programme, where very few men engaged in the livelihood activities. More fairly balanced engagement occurred during planting activities and building of soft-engineering structure.
South Motandoi Village, South Bolaang Mongondow District, North Sulawesi
6th May 2015 to 5th May 2015
PKBM Tomini Lestari
Jl.Trans Sulawesi Lintas Selatan, Desa Dudepo Kompl.Lapangan, Kec.Bolaang Uki, Kab.Bolaang Mongondow Selatan, North Sulawesi Province, Post code 95774,
Contact person: Juanda Datundugon, Chief PKBM
Email address: email@example.com