Mapping of nesting beaches used by sea turtles and planning of conservat
Development cooperation , 01.11.2012

Mapping of nesting beaches used by sea turtles and planning of conservat

Description

This project aims at charting sea turtle nesting places in Koh Rong archipelago in order to conserve these places better. In addition the project seeks to promote sustainable fishing and ecotourism in the area by informing the locals about sustainable fishing and sealife conservation as well as by changing the local fishermen's equipment to more turtle and dolphin-friendly fishing equipment.

Target country

Cambodia

Objectives monitored by OECD's Development Assistance Committee

  • Biodiversity
  • Participatory development/Good governance

Field of activity

  • Tourism policy and administrative management 10%
  • Bio-diversity 45%
  • Site preservation 45%

Type of aid

Project-type interventions

Funding channel

Turtle Watch ry

Contact

keo-30

Code for the object of funding

72803402

ID

UHA2011-007973

Modified

01.11.2012