Conservation benefit: Establishment of a 17,297-acre marine reserve
Community benefit: Construction of a community center
Laselase has a population of approximately 300 people, consisting of two landowning clans (matanqali). The village has agreed to establish a no-take marine reserve in part of their traditional fishing area for a period of 10 years in exchange for a much-needed community center.
- July 2004
- The building has been completed. In June 2004, the John Gray Recyclers of Grand Cayman, a high school group that helped fund the Naikorokoro project, visited Laselase to dedicate the opening of...
- November 2003
- Seacology board member Graham Farrar attended the foundation-laying ceremony for the new community center on October 14, 2003. The filling of the floor has been completed, and the building...