Demonstration of Community-based Mgt of Seagrass Habitats in Trikora Beach East Bintan, Riau Archipelago Province, Indonesia

Project Summary

The proposed project is one of the demonstration projects developed under the framework of the UNEP/GEF project entiled: " Reversing Environmental Degradation in the South China Sea and Gulf of Thailand". More specifically this projects aims to establish an integrated management system for a total of 1,500 ha of the coastal and marine environment including seagrass and associated habitats, through ensuring a cross-sectoral and participatory approach to addressing the threats, and the root-causes of current and future habitat degradation. Through such an approach, this demonstration project aims at achieving the following: Ecosystem benefits: protection of seagrass and associated ecosystems; Benefits for fishes of and other marine animals of transboundary significance: conservation of spawning and nursery ground function for fishes and other marine animals of transboundary importance; and local benefits such as improved livelihood of the local population.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
Research Center for Oceanography (LIPI), Indoensian Institute of Sciences
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
GEF Project Grant
397,800 USD
Co-financing Total
391,950 USD
GEF Agency Fees
35,802 USD
Total Cost 789,750.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
25 May 2006
Project Approved for Implementation
26 Jun 2007
Project closed
01 Oct 2010