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

The Meloy Fund

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

Objective: 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 captial investments in commercially viable enterprises.

GEF Project ID: 9370

Country: Indonesia, Philippines

Focal Area: Biodiversity

Approval Date: 11 March 2016

Project Status: Council Approved

Executing Agency: Rare

GEF Total Grant: US$ 6,785,000

Cofinancing Total: US$ 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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