CFLI-Building Resilience Against Climate Change-Muni Pomadzi-Ramsar Site

An integrated action to build resilience against climate change through strengthening Ecosystem Services and promoting Women Livelihoods at Muni-Pomadze Ramsar site.

Location: Management Map of Project Sight
Leader: Prosper Antwi-Bosiako

About the project

The project was launched on September 20, 2016 with support from the Canada Fund for Local Initiative (CFLI),  at the Good Shepherd Palace Auditorium in Winneba. The all-inclusive community-based project, empowered two communities (Woarabeba and Nsuakyir) especially women to sustainably manage their own mangrove resources resulting in improved rural livelihoods. The project activities included the promotion of sustainable multiple land use approach for mangrove ecosystems, use of energy efficient “Chorkor” Fish Smoking Kilns, capacity building of women groups in small business marketing and replanting of degraded mangrove stands.

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Degraded Mangrove Area

Unsustainable harvesting of mangroves for fish smoking and construction has led to the destruction of the mangrove stands.

Replanting degraded Muni Pomadze Ramsar Site

This video shows the replanting of portions of the degraded mangrove by community members in a bid to restore its ecological integrity.

  • 6,125 mangrove seedlings planted on 6.5 acres

  • 80 fish smoking sieves & conveying Pans Distributed

  • 40 Energy efficient chorkor kilns constructed

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