South Province

Protect Island Climate & Environment
Island Hitadhoo
Project Making the environment greener and planting coconut palms in non-vegetated area
Proponent Addu Women Development Initiative
Description Making the environment greener and planting coconut palms in non-vegetated areas - Mainly the project focuses on planting coconut palm trees in the mangrove area in Addu. The initiative is undertaken by Addu Women Development Initiative (AWDI) and they plan to make this project a sustainable one for the women of the community. Ultimately the planted coconut trees in the mangrove will be used to generate a good livelihood for the women, by using the various parts of the coconut palm. Furthermore, the project is also focusing on strengthening the relationship of the womenfolk in the community and to join them together to help sustain the mangrove and the natural habitat and at the same time empower these women of the community.