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Slackchwe Habitat Enhancement Project Project Fact Sheet
Last Updated:10-May-2002 04:38 PM (New York Time)
Region Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean
Country BELIZE
Project Name Slackchwe Habitat Enhancement Project
Description The project will introduce and demonstrate the use of reef ball molds to construct 40 reef balls. These will be deployed in the Slackchwe Area, West of San Pedro, Ambergris Caye to create an enhanced marine habitat. The enhanced habitat should help to relieve tourist pressure on the reef in the Hol Chan marine Reserve and provide an opportunity for environmental education. It will serve as a basis for data gathering and research on fish population dynamics in the area.
Focal Area (Bio) Biodiversity
Operational Programs (2) OP2 - Costal, Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems
Type of Project (Dem) Demonstration
Project State (Exe) Currently Under Execution.
Start Date Dec/1998
End Date Jun/2000
Grant Amount $ $40,404.04
Grant Recipient (SPTGA)
San Pedro Tour Guide Association
Grant Recipient Type (CBO) Community-based Organization
Project Characteristics and Components
Applies Comment
Notable Community Participation
Capacity-Building Component
Emphasis on Sustainable Livelihoods
Promoting Public Awareness of Global Environment