Community Conservation of Mangroves – Knowledge Exchange for coordination and sustainability.

This component seeks to facilitate knowledge exchange between various stakeholders in community-centered interventions for the conservation of mangroves. The knowledge exchange has multiple dimensions and targets a broad range of stakeholders, partners, and the wider national and international community. This component will, for example, facilitate piloting a collective impact group approach for mangrove conservation in […]

Community Conservation of Mangroves – Training to strengthen Livelihoods.

This component seeks to develop a relevant curriculum and deliver training for Nickerie and Coronie. This training aims to support sustainable practices and livelihoods of micro-entrepreneurs and micro-enterprises that rely on the mangrove ecosystem. During prior consultations that the GHFS had with the targeted communities, priority training areas have been identified as follows: eco-tourism, honey […]

Community Conservation of Mangroves – Community & Stakeholder Engagement.

This key component of the Community Conservation of Mangroves project aims to develop content and execute activities that will build community and stakeholder awareness and active engagement in the conservation of mangrove ecosystems. Local schools will be a particular target for community awareness and engagement. School-based training and extra-curricular events will be organized for 150 […]

Community Conservation of Mangroves

The Green Heritage Fund Suriname, with funding from the IDB LAB, will pilot a model of Community Based Mangrove Management (CBMM) in the coastal districts, Coronie and Nickerie, of Suriname. Implementation of the pilot CBMM model will see the GHF advocating for mangrove preservation and conservation by way of awareness enhancing activities with community members […]

Een Interview Met Tomas Willems Over Marine Spatial Planning

By Ted van Hooff The sea and coastal area of the Guianas is home to many extraordinary animal species, among which are the Guiana dolphin, the leatherback sea turtle and the scarlet ibis. Compared to other parts of South-America, there is little information on local wildlife and the use of this area by its inhabitants. […]

Dichterbij De Zee Met De Foto Expositie “De Zee Van Suriname”

PARAMARIBO, 8 November 2018 – Prior to the school holidays Green Heritage Fund Suriname (G.H.F.S) made school visits to Junior Secondary General schools in Paramaribo to inform students about the Sea of Suriname. Last year this Expo traveled to different coastal communities from Nickerie to Galibi. This was a good opportunity to exchange information with people […]

Foto- En Videorapport Wereldoceaandag 2018

This year in addition to planning the screening of ocean related movies with the American Corner at TBL Cinemas, we also decided to participate in the March for the Ocean, a global event to raise awareness about the ocean. Before we started we had to test out the life-size whale kite.   Please also watch […]

Wereld Oceaandag En March For The Ocean 2018

  Paramaribo – Friday, June 8 is World Ocean Day, a fact that Green Heritage Fund Suriname in collaboration with The American Corner of the American Embassy and WWF Guianas this year wants to commemorate with the film Mission Blue. In addition, a major awareness event will be held on Saturday, June 9 at the […]

Natuurbeschermingsorganisaties En Toerismesector Tegen Afgravingen Te Braamspunt

WWF, CI Suriname, Green Heritage Fund Suriname and the SHATA are seriously concerned about the fact that the government once again gave permission to mine sand at Braamspunt. Braamspunt has become an important nesting beach for sea turtles for several years now and is a tourist attraction. In addition, Braamspunt is important as coastal defense of Paramaribo North […]