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by Gunjur Environmental Protection And Development Group(GEPADG)
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Summary

This project will enhance -Ecotourism infrastructural development as livelihood options to 27000 inhabitants through employment opportunities and sustainable income.It will help provide -Field equipment to the staffs/rangers for regular patrolling and surveillance.It will also help -Capacity building/ strengthening for the rangers to give skills to unemployed youths for employment-It will safe remaining aquatics, wildlife,forests will contribute reduce CO2 emission

$35,555
total goal
$35,555
remaining
6
days

Challenge

About 80% of the population depends on rain-fed crops, domestic gardening, livestock, fisheries,agriculture and Tourism. However unemployment,population growth and migration is increasing demand for food and greater exploitation of land have together posed widespread concerns about the sustainability of agriculture, our beaches, fishing, livestock, community protected areas.As a result and with effect of climate change kombo south is increasingly experiencing serious environmental degradation.

Solution

This will help revive the ecosystem and ensure the above mentioned livelihoods are sustained, and also ensure to generate more sustainable livelihood option for the local community through employment opportunities and Ecotourism strategies, and to help them protect their forests and wildlife,fish,beaches,seas from pollution and plastics through more efficient and effective use and regular patrolling and surveillance the activities to be funded by this project shall undoubtedly solve that.

Long-Term Impact

It will enable protected areas and Bolongfenyo to serve as a suitable habitat for migratory endangered and rear species attracting eco-tourists and visitors from around the world creating employment opportunities and promoting sustainable natural resources use practice through community base management. The funds shall enhance the restoration of ecosystem through community participation and ecotourism facility in place. It shall create livelihood options to the local inhabitants,sustainability.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).

Resources

http:/​/​www.gepadg.com
www.accessgambia.com
http:/​/​www.iccaregistry.org

Organization Information

Gunjur Environmental Protection And Development Group(GEPADG)

Location: Gunjur - Gambia, The
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @bajobadara
Project Leader:
Badara N Bajo
Gunjur, west coast region Gambia, The
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1. Will restore at least 2 endangered indigenous mangrove tree species as a breeding ground for birds and aquatics, to minimize coastal erosion and salt intrusion into the women rice fields
$25
USD
Will enable a regular turtle monitoring and evaluation to protect the sea turtles with their eggs from people and other predators every summer between June and October
$50
USD
Will enable environmental community radio sensitization programs, educational tours and School outreach twice a year for school and community awareness with the importance of environment protection an
$55
USD
will buy 2000 indigenous tree species for our annual major tree planting exercises to restore the lost trees to bush fire and climate change.
$100
USD
Will help pay a monthly allowance for the 7 volunteers to enhance a regular patrol and surveillance and law enforcement at the Bolongfenyo community wildlife reserve and other community protected area
$150
USD
will buy 25 wheelbarrows,10 Bicycles,11 rakes,25 Bins,26 wellington boots and other logistics for a regular beach cleaning exercises with a major one every international ocean day, every summer.
$200
USD
Will provide 15 bicycles and 3 motor bikes or 1 vehicle for 6 full time and 7 volunteers to enhance easy access and quick respond to emergency cases such as bush fire or any other illegal activities,
$300
USD
Will help build 2 bird hides and to train 10 youths in bird protection and bird watching techniques for a sustainable income for the protected areas and to give the already trained youths with skills
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