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

Contact: omcarfoundation@gmail.com

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.