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Session7 05 Lisa Laporte Booyse

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Presentation made at the Sustainable Tourism in Small Island Developing States conference, 23-24 November 2017, Seychelles. A partnership of the Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Foundation, IUCN WCPA Tourism and Protected Areas Specialist Group, University of Seychelles, Paris Tourism Sorbonne (IREST), and Global Sustainable Tourism Council.

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Session7 05 Lisa Laporte Booyse

  1. 1. We can make a difference #AnseForbans • Lisa Laporte-Booyse • Anse Forbans Community Conservation Programme
  2. 2. Chalets d’ Anse Forbans Family owned and managed Self Catering Beach Chalets Reservations- Brigitte Haworth Marketing – Lisa Laporte-Booyse
  3. 3. Chalets d’ Anse Forbans Family owned and managed Self Catering Beach Chalets Reservations- Brigitte Haworth Marketing – Lisa Laporte-Booyse
  4. 4. Chalets d’ Anse Forbans Family owned and managed Self Catering Beach Chalets Reservations- Brigitte Haworth Marketing – Lisa Laporte-Booyse
  5. 5. Chalets d’ Anse Forbans Family owned and managed Self Catering Beach Chalets Reservations- Brigitte Haworth Marketing – Lisa Laporte-Booyse
  6. 6. Chalets d’ Anse Forbans Family owned and managed Self Catering Beach Chalets Reservations- Brigitte Haworth Marketing – Lisa Laporte-Booyse
  7. 7. • Anse Forbans is a small close knitted community heavily reliant on their environment for their livelihoods • June 2016 a community meeting was called- Phenomenal response • NGO registered AFCCP partnering with MCSS for scientific expertise, local board and support from MOE • Hosts volunteers from around the world to help in their studies • Community identified the needs for the Community Programme Who are we?
  8. 8. • Reef Restoration- Essential for its survival – global warming, human destruction, plastic pollution, anchorage • Coral sea nursery – on land and sea nursery again educational and tourists + Environmental studies • Seagrass study of the area • Snorkeling trails- educational and tourists Reef Restoration
  9. 9. • Home to critically endangered yellow bellied and black mud terrapins • Invasive species clearing • Climate smart wetlands rehabilitation and Ago-ecology concept • Flooding issues • Studies conducted Wetlands Restoration
  10. 10. • Hikes and Trails • Educational, community, tourism • Healthy lifestyle • Medicinal plants, endemic plants • Historical monument protection/education Hikes and Trails
  11. 11. • A small group of community members in the Seychelles have come together to make a difference. • We want to preserve our environment for future generations and ensure livelihoods for our small community. Way Forward
  12. 12. Chalets d’ Anse Forbans Family owned and managed Self Catering Beach Chalets Reservations- Brigitte Haworth Marketing – Lisa Laporte-Booyse Thank You Anse Forbans Community Conservation Programme

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