Grants :: Small Grant Facilities :: Improving Fishing Community Well-Being at Cangkring Village, Cantigi Subdistrict, Indramayu District through Milkfish Aquaculture and Community-Based Mangrove Revegetation
One of the mangrove revegetation sites, Cangkring Village, Cantigi, Indramayu, Java © MFF IUCN, 2015
To protect coastal areas from abrasion, flood, and seawater intrusion through mangrove ecosystem rehabilitation, community awareness and livelihood activities
Mangrove deforestation along coastal areas of Cangkring village for fish ponds and settlement development has led into massive abrasion, regular flooding, and sea water intrusion, and resulted in the loss of local community income during both high dry and rainy seasons.
Women's group and fisher community in Cangkring village.
- Climate change and disaster risk reduction
Around 10 ha mangrove ecosystems are rehabilitated
- Gender equality
The members of a women's group received training to start home-based businesses so they can have their own income.
- Knowledge management and communications
Training on mangrove management (nursery techniques, potting, fertilizing, and so forth) attended by 30 participants (20 males and 10 females) and training on organizational management.
Cangkring Village, Cantigi, Indramayu, Java
11th Apr 2014 to 10th Apr 2015
Bina Swadaya Foundation
Wisma Hijau, Jalan Mekarsari Raya 15, Mekarsari-Cimanggis
Depok 16952, West Java
and Community Based Organization Pancer Pindang
Desa Cangkring Blok Pancer Pindang Rt 07 Rw 04
Kecamatan Cantigi-Kabupaten Indramayu, West Java
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