Mangrove Restoration For Sustainable Fisheries

Organisation: OMCAR Foundation

Founder: Dr. Vedharajan Balaji

Year established: 2007

Place of establishment: Palk Bay, Tamil Nadu - India

Place(s) of operation: Coastal villages of Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu, India


The project incorporates more than 400 volunteers mainly from the youth sector. Benefits from restored sites include grown trees, prevention of soil erosion, and other micro-level outcomes within the mangrove forest.

Regenerated areas are also used for field mangrove education for 2,000 students per year.