Increase Capacity Building of the Fisher’s Community of Rodrigues through Training for the Bio Cultivation of the Gombava Lime Plants and Its Chilli Paste

United Nations Environment Programme (2017)

The project aims to provide an alternative source of income for the fisher folks, which is more sustainable and green alternative livelihood. The action is proposing the concept of agro-biotourism: where an open Gombava lime garden eco- garden to demonstrate bio-cultivation and production to tourist and population. The project will reduce the plague of overfishing, thus promoting marine resources sustainability. This project plans to setup demonstration area for Gombava and chili paste, employing at least 10 women who will be trained for the cultivation and production of the product.