Mangroves in Nasese, Suva, Fiji.

PROJECT GOALS

To increase the climate change resilience of Pacific Islanders as well as improve their livelihoods through selected capacity support in adaptive co-management and restoration of mangroves and associated ecosystems in five countries: Fiji, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu.

PROJECT OUTCOMES

  1. National Baseline Information about Climate Change Scenarios, use and values of Mangroves and Associated Ecosystems
  2. Co-management of mangroves for adaptation to Climate Change Governance
  3. Improved conservation and/or restoration of mangroves at selected demonstration sites
  4. Increased Awareness, Advocacy and Capacity development

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OUR ROLE

IUCN Oceania is the Project Management Unit and guides the National Country Coordinators in each country to achieve its objectives in establishing co-management of selected mangrove sites. 

SUPPORT

MESCAL is funded by the German government under the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU). The Ministry, which under a resolution of the German Bundestag has its principal office in Bonn.