FSM RIDGE TO REEF (R2R) PROJECT [2016-2020]

INFORMATION BRIEF PROJECT:

Implementing an integrated “Ridge to Reef” approach to enhance ecosystem services, to conserve globally important biodiversity and to sustain local livelihoods in the FSM.

PROJECT OBJECTIVE:

     Strengthen local, State and National Capacities and actions to implement an integrated ecosystem management through “R2R” approach on the High Islands of the four states of FSM. R2R APPROACH A cross-cutting approach to water, land and coastal management. Designed to engineer a paradigm shift towards management of natural resources with an ecosystem-based management of “ridge to reef”. Inherent in this R2R approach are principles of multi-sectoral coordination in the planning and evidence based management that strikes a balance between coastal livelihoods and biodiversity conservation, risk reduction, climate variability and climate change.

PROJECT OUTCOMES:

1. Integrated Ecosystems Management and Rehabilitation on the High Islands of the FSM to enhance Ridge to ReefConnectivity;

2. Management effectiveness enhanced within new and existing PAs (both marine and terrestrial) on High islands of FSM.

     MANAGEMENT ARRANGEMENTS Implementing Agency: UNDP Lead Agency: Department of Environment, Climate Change & Emergency Management,DECEM/ Department of Resources& Development, R&D Pohnpei Government: 11,386,398 CSO: 6,500,000 Photo provided by E. Joseph PO Box PS-69 Tel:+691.320.8815 +691.320.8814/8812 Project Man

​Following are the links to the Newsletter for the project R2R:

2019 Newsletters:

R2R Quarter 2 Newsletter

Quarter 3, 2019 Newsletter

R2R Quarter 4 Newsletter

2020 Newsletters:

R2R Quarter 1 Newsletter

Press Release #13 Kitti Watershed

R2R Communication Strategy and Action Plan

Communication Survey