Support MEPA Trust
Make a monetary contribution to MEPA Trust by mailing a cheque, sending a wire transfer or donating cash at our office in Nelson’s Dockyard.
Once you choose your donation method and hit “Submit” you will be given the appropriate instructions.
Your Gift Helps
Natural Resource and biodiversity management activities such as:
- Recurrent management of natural resources and biodiversity conservation programs
- Training on climate change adaptation for marine and terrestrial ecosystems
- Implementation of restoration activities
- Development of management plans and strategies
- Sustainable land management
Climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction activities such as:
- Activities that enhance the resilience of communities and their capacity to adapt to climate and to mitigate disasters
- strengthen key sectors such as fisheries, agriculture, coastal zone management, water, etc. to adapt to climate change
- small scale renewable energy projects aimed at mitigating climate change
Livelihoods: Projects focused on engaging communities in developing and implementing sustainable and alternative livelihood projects, such as:
- ecotourism enterprises,
- creation of biodiversity conserving products and practices
- non-timber forest product-based livelihoods
Education and awareness: Activities that promote building awareness about biodiversity and conservation (e.g., climate change awareness, natural resource and biodiversity regulations).
Technical support/capacity building: Institutional strengthening and capacity- building and training programs for staff on specific topics (e.g. climate change adaptation, enforcement mechanisms and technology etc.)
Research: Grant programs designed to support conservation-oriented research (e.g., collection of baseline data on pollution and water quality, monitoring of restoration sites, biodiversity monitoring).
Basic equipment/tools: Small infrastructure, travel capacity and supplies related to specific natural resources and biodiversity management projects.
Policy: Projects designed to help produce information that can be shared with policy-makers to strengthen the legal and policy framework for conservation of ecosystems and PAs (e.g., conducting outreach workshops on specific topics with government agencies, identifying government champions to support conservation, site visits of government champions to PAs to learn about PA management and ecosystem threats.)
Partnership development: Projects designed to support developing partnerships in support of strengthened PA management with key entities (e.g., government ministries/agencies, community groups, private sector partners) and other conservation-related matters and activities.