WWF Project for the conservation of the Setiu Wetlands

Country : Malaysia

Impact Area

  • Nutrition
  • Water
  • Rural Development
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Compliance
  • Community engagement
Dec 7, 2016, updated December 2016

Background

WWF Project for the conservation of the Setiu Wetlands

Aims to empower the local community (especially women) with skills and knowledge to participate in sustainable development activities that will help enhance their socio-economy which will eventually lead to sustainable management of the Setiu Wetlands, an area that is rich in biodiversity.

Programme description

Value to Society

- Income generation for local community
- Improved opportunities and empowerment for women as the guardians of the wetlands
- Potential model case study to other communities for replication
- Protect environment for future generations

Value to Nestlé

- Strengthening relationship with local community and NGO partner (WWF-Malaysia)
- Corporate reputation

Next Steps