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NEPA Alternative Livelihood Project

To develop and operate boat tours in the Salt River area of Portland Bight by working with boat owners and community persons.  This will include the necessary permits, licenses, certification, training, insurance, retrofitting of boats & purchase of appropriate gear.  The tours will be operated under the name CCAM Eco Tours. This will include fishers/boat owners and community members from Salt River and Mitchell Town communities in Clarendon. 

Project Activities

Activate Portland Bight Tourism Council
Finalize Site
Engage Stakeholders – Tpdco, Mgrtc, Boat Owners, Cbos, Parish Council Etc.
Engage Communities – Sensitization Sessions
Training & Selection Of Boat Operators
Training For Tour Guides
Permits
Insurance
License
Contracts – Boat Operators, Site Managers
Purchase Supplies – Life Jackets, Flares Etc.
Marketing Programme Established
Tours Booked
Develop Follow Up Projects For Funding

Project Objectives

Develop Alternative Livelihood options for users of natural resources in the PBPA - eg. fishers and charcoal burners

Project Outputs

Develop Alternative Livelihood options for users of natural resources in the PBPA - eg. fishers and charcoal burners

Funding Source(s)

NEPA, Climate Change Adaptation And Disaster Risk Reduction, Increasing Resilience Of Coastal Ecosystems