© Fabrice Bernard
Príncipe, São Tomé and Príncipe
Community conservation of mangroves
ISLANDS FUND: €46,000
PARTNERS: Regional Government, Department of the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of Príncipe
THEME: Ecosystem conservation
Príncipe has 3 mangrove habitat sites, located in Praia Salgada, Praia Caixão and Praia Grande. The Islands Fund supports the development of an action plan for the conservation of the 3 sites. It will also implement a pilot project at the Salgada site with mangroves community management by developing ecotourism and educational activities. The project will be implemented by the Regional Government and the Department of the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of the island.