On the Island of Principe, local actors work on activities to preserve and promote a sustainable use of their mangroves. SMILO financed activities part of a larger program aiming at conserving and sustainably using this UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
In Principe, SMILO’s Islands Fund is financing a project to manage and recover bio-waste on the island. The objective is to provide local technicians with waste management technology, and to train them in cooperation with experts from the Spanish city of Pontevedra.
On the island of Santa Luzia, Cape Verde, two shelters have been built and installed by the local association Amigos do Calhau to benefit the National Direction of the Environment and the Biosfera NGO in their implementation of actions to protect the island ecosystem.
In the Kerkennah islands, Tunisia, the Kraten Association for Sustainable Development, Culture and Leisure (AKDDCL) implemented a small project aiming at preserving and raising awareness about sponges and its traditional fisheries in the city of Kraten, funded by SMILO.