Trowel Development Foundation

Trowel Development Foundation is a community-based organization employing climate-adapted aquaculture technology to replant mangroves. Mangrove reforestation efforts have focused on planting native tree species in strategic areas, resulting in restored marine biodiversity, food security, and protection of coastal areas.

The initiative also works to increase local incomes and improve livelihoods through a value-chain system to market tie-crabs. The group has established five community-managed tie-crab farms that benefit 250 subsistence fishing households. This innovation has been implemented in idle fishponds, where mangrove-friendly and climate-adapted tie-crab fattening technology has been employed to double the income of fishing households.

 

主要事实 

Equator Prize Winner: 2010

Founded: 2004

Location: Northern Samar province

Beneficiaries: Over 250 families

Biodiversity: Mangrove ecosystems

 

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 2010 年赤道奖

亚洲及太平洋地区

 生物多样性保护

 可持续林业

 Marine and Coastal Resource Management

 Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change


 

联系信息

Leonardo B. Rosario
Block 9 Lot 23, University Homes
Barangay Cawayan
Catarman, Northern Samar
6400, Philippines
Tel: 63 91 94 101 952
trowelsamar@yahoo.com.ph

 

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