Community-based Mangrove Conservation and Sustainable Livelihood Programme in Kuala Gula – Kerian and Sitiawan – Manjung, Perak

About 61% of the 250 km of Perak’s coastline is under threats of coastal erosion due to the increase of sea levels and frequent storms that are linked to the alarming climate change. This project embarks on a journey to conserve mangrove areas at Kuala Gula, Kerian and Lekir, Manjung in Perak. 

The conservation initiatives include mangrove tree planting and maintenance by the local community, establishment/enhancement of sustainable livelihood programmes benefiting approximately 7,000 communities. ¬¬¬ These initiatives are hoped to improve the quality of the coastline through natural protection and slow down the coastal erosions.

Duration: 2020 - 2023

Funder: Yayasan Sime Darby

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For more information about the project, please e-mail us at outreach@gec.org.my