Reduction of vulnerability to coastal flooding through ecosystem-based adaptation in the south of Artemisa and Mayabeque provinces - CLME+ HUB

    Reduction of vulnerability to coastal flooding through ecosystem-based adaptation in the south of Artemisa and Mayabeque provinces

Brief Description:
The project will rely on a combination of natural regeneration and artificial regeneration (planting) to achieve the recovery of structure, function and ecosystem services in mangroves and other associated coastal ecosystems along the 84 km long stretch of coastline between Punta Sucia and Punta Mora. This is an area particularly sensible to saline intrusion into its subterranean aquifers, which are vital for the irrigation of the coastal plains, which are some of the most productive agricultural in the country, and as a source of drinking water for the city of Havana. the mangroves of the area also have some of the lowest health indices in the western region of the country.

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Lead Organization : CITMA-MINAGRI
Donor: Adaptation Fund
Project ID: CUB/MIE/Coastal/2012/1/
Geographic Scope: National
Project Status: Ongoing
   Last Update: 07/01/2021

Start Date: 2014-01-09
End Date: 2020-01-09
Project Profile Manager: Lyes Ferroukhi
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Partners: UNDP
Grant (USD): $6,067,320.00
Total co-financing (USD): $0.00
(Co) financing not originating from GEF:
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