Protecting the nature we all rely on for food, fresh water and livelihoods

(NGI) The Meloy Fund

A Fund for Sustainable Small-scale Fisheries in Southeast Asia (Non-grant)


To improve the conservation of coral reef ecosystems by providing financial incentives to fishing communities in the Philippines and Indonesia to adopt sustainable fishing behaviors and rights-based management regimes through capital investments in commercially viable enterprises.

GEF Project ID: 9370

Countries: Indonesia, Regional, Southeast Asia

Focal Area: Biodiversity

Approval Date: 3/11/2016

Project Status: Project Approved

Period: GEF-6

Executing Agency: Rare

NGI: Yes

GEF Total Grant: USD $6,000,000

Cofinancing Total: USD $35,199,864

Contact Information: Free de Koning

Project Website: GEF-Secretariat Project Link

Men gathering fish on the beach
© Keith A. Ellenbogen

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