Junta De Manejo Participativo

by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Summary

Sustainable marine resource management in Ecuador through control and monitoring groups
$3,000
total raised
1
donor
0
monthly donors
12
years active

Challenge

The community of Puerto Cayo–located in the southern part of Ecuador’s Manabi province has exercised strict protective control over the larval phase of coastal marine species for the past 25 years. This way, they have avoided the harvesting of shrimp larvae and other species inadvertently caught in most fishing nets. The result has been a more sustainable fishery and benefits in terms of both environmental health and income generation.

Solution

Protect natural resource pools by controlling the larval phase of coastal marine resources and avoiding the harvesting of shrimp larvae and other species; Organization of control and monitoring groups

Long-Term Impact

Shrimp harvesting by this project generates a steady income for the fishing community of Puerto Cayo. Further investments in this would improve living standards and sustain local marine habitat for future generations.

Additional Documentation

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

Resources

http:/​/​www.equatorinitiative.org

Organization Information

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Location: New York, NY - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.undp.org
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

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Thanks to 1 donor like you, a total of $3,000 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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