Mangrove Restoration for Coastal Protection

by Bangladesh Environment and Development Society (BEDS)
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Mangrove Restoration for Coastal Protection
Mangrove Restoration for Coastal Protection
Mangrove Restoration for Coastal Protection
Mangrove Restoration for Coastal Protection
Mangrove Restoration for Coastal Protection
Mangrove Restoration for Coastal Protection
Mangrove Restoration for Coastal Protection
Mangrove Restoration for Coastal Protection
Mangrove Restoration for Coastal Protection
Mangrove Restoration for Coastal Protection
Mangrove Restoration for Coastal Protection
Mangrove Restoration for Coastal Protection
Mangrove Restoration for Coastal Protection
Mangrove Restoration for Coastal Protection
Mangrove Restoration for Coastal Protection
Mangrove Restoration for Coastal Protection
Mangrove Restoration for Coastal Protection
Mangrove Restoration for Coastal Protection
Mangrove Restoration for Coastal Protection
Mangrove Restoration for Coastal Protection
Mangrove Restoration for Coastal Protection
Mangrove Restoration for Coastal Protection
Mangrove Restoration for Coastal Protection
Mangrove Restoration for Coastal Protection
Mangrove Restoration for Coastal Protection
Mangrove Restoration for Coastal Protection
Mangrove Restoration for Coastal Protection
Mangrove Restoration for Coastal Protection
Mangrove Restoration for Coastal Protection
Mangrove Restoration for Coastal Protection
Mangrove Restoration for Coastal Protection

Summary

The goal of the project is to create 10 hectares mangrove buffer zone through planting and regenerating 100000 mangrove together with local people for protecting the coastal life and livelihood. Once there were plenty of mangroves in the periphery of project site but these mangrove has been mainly destroyed by human activities. So, the coastal people have been suffering a lot such as river bank erosion, flood, cyclone etc. We are committed to conserve and protect our mangrove ecosystem.

$100,000
total goal
$91,136
remaining
270
donors
7
monthly donors
14
fundraisers
4
years

Challenge

A total of 35% of the mangrove forests have been reduced since 1980s from the world because of excessive human interference and every year 2.1% mangroves are decreasing (Ref: FAO 2003). Sundarbans is at serious risk of losing its origin from the world due to diverse human activities. So, biodiversity is also decreased due to lack of mangroves. As a result, shortage of Mangrove and climate change impact together accelerates the volume of vulnerability of the coastal area especially river erosion.

Solution

Throughout this project, 100000 mangroves will be planted in the Sundarbans coastal areas of Bangladesh. Planted mangroves will protect riverbank erosion and save the households near the river side from different natural calamities like, cyclone, flood etc. Once the planted mangroves get adult, it will become the house of various types of biodiversity. Community living beside the planted area can also make Non Timber Forest Products (NTFP) from those mangroves to reduce their poverty.

Long-Term Impact

Planted mangroves will prevent unwanted migration of coastal people by reducing river bank erosion and protect the community from other natural calamities. So, these mangroves will have social impacts as well as environmental impacts. These mangroves will contribute to reduce the poverty of the coastal people. The community will use dried branches and timber of those mangroves as fuel wood. Once the community will get benefit from it, they will conserve those mangroves for their own betterment.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

http:/​/​www.bedsbd.org
Community Based Mangrove Restoration in Bangladesh

Organization Information

Bangladesh Environment and Development Society (BEDS)

Location: Khulna - Bangladesh
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @beds15
Project Leader:
Md. Maksudur Rahman
Khulna, Khulna Bangladesh
$8,864 raised of $100,000 goal
 
322 donations
$91,136 to go
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