ZAVECO is currently working on several different projects. These projects vary from direct action to improve the environment and long term solutions intended to prevent future degradation.
ZAVECO is very interested in expanding its current range of influence, including both the expansion of current projects and the creation of new ones.
A large portion of ZAVECO’s contributions to environmental restoration center around the restoration of Zanzibar’s mangrove forests.
While the replanting of mangroves is an important part of mangrove restoration, it does not address the root of the issue.
I While new economic opportunities and environmental reconstruction are vital steps in preserving the health of Zanzibar, the true change will come from education.
MANGROVE PLASTIC REMOVAL
Pollution infests the world’s shorelines, and Zanzibar’s mangrove forests are no exception. Pollution often comes in the form of throwaway consumer goods, particularly plastic objects.
Another economic opportunity provided by mangrove forests is Bee Farming. Apiculture is a centuries old tradition in Zanzibar, however, mangrove cultivation is a relatively new activity