Along the coast of East Java, Indonesia, Mangroves for the Future has planted more than 74,000 mangrove saplings to support the sustainable livelihoods of coastal communities. To learn how, follow the story of Rustima, a local kiosk owner and project beneficiary.
Mangroves for the Future (MFF), a joint coastal ecosystem initiative of IUCN and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), works toward promoting investment in coastal ecosystem conservation for sustainable development. Mangrove restoration is one of the key activities which MFF implements in several countries across Asia.
Follow MFF's web story for World Mangroves Day to learn how Rustima helped mangroves in East Java, Indonesia to get their roots back. Link to original story: https://www.mangrovesforthefuture.org/news-and-media/news/asia-region/2017/how-mangroves-got-their-roots-back-in-east-java/