Protection of the environment, especially the water bodies, from further getting polluted by the industrial wastes.
About the Implementing organization
Year of establishment: 2009
Type of organization: Legally recognized non-profit status
Mangrove saplings were imported and were planted along the banks of the backwaters and the rivers thus preventing bank eruption, water pollution, intervention of the tidal waves etc.
Forests / Oceans / Coasts / Wetlands / Rivers
Type of Action
Protection / Restoration / Sustainable use / Pollution prevention, clean up / Awareness and education
Sustainable Development Element
Jobs and livelihoods / Water security / Disaster risk reduction / Health / Climate action
Due to the initiative, the water bodies were protected, flora and fauna of the water bodies and coast were also protected
Sustainable Development Impacts
Due to the afforestation process, the air and water elements were taken care of..
The project was initially commenced having in mind the welfare of the rural folk and fisherfolk of the remote rural village, Thiyagavalli. but now in 7 years the project has been expanded to more than 10 surrounding villages and the team has plans to expand the project in a wider scale.
This project can be replicated or implemented in any country with tropical climate.
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