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Penang Inshore Fishermen Welfare Association surveys the coast for new mangrove planting sites

13-Jul-2006

The aim of this field survey is to identify suitable sites for mangrove planting and nursery establishment. The PIFWA members also discuss with the local communities on how they can be involved in ma...
The aim of this field survey is to identify suitable sites for mangrove planting and nursery establishment. The PIFWA members also discuss with the local communities on how they can be involved in mangrove planting. 

PIFWA has been successfully rehabilitating mangrove stretches in Penang using both traditional and ecological knowledge. This experience is now being transferred to other coastal areas in the north-west coast of Malaysia. More areas will be surveyed during this month. 

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