MEPA Tust

MEPA

Marine Ecosystems Protected Area Trust Inc

Nelson’s Dockyard, National Parks, P.O. Box W992, St. Paul’s, Antigua

Region Active

Caribbean

Trust

2015

Activity

Marine conservation, Funding projects, Biodiversity, Mangroves

Description

MEPA Trust, established in 2015, is a core national mechanism for sustained financing to support local community environmental initiatives. These include projects with a focus on marine biodiversity (Project: Achieving Marine And Coastal Biodiversity Targets Through Local Action: Empowering Local, and Promoting And Supporting Biological And Cultural Diversity In Marine And Coastal Socio-Ecological Systems), mangrove restoration (Project: Barbuda Codrington Lagoon Mangrove Restoration Project), and restoration of Barbuda fisheries patrol boat.