From Fishers to Weavers | WWF Malaysia

From Fishers to Weavers



Posted on 04 June 2013
The women of Maliangin Island and Omadal Island weave bracelets, mats, coasters and other accessories using pandanus leaves and sell them as part of the alternative livelihood programme.
© WWF - Malaysia/Mazidi Ghani
Women from Maliangin Islands weave- to earn additional income for their household needs. This lowered the need to go out to fish, eventually providing a buffer time for the fish population to grow.

Read more on how this alternative income has helped Nafsah Indami, one of the women weavers in Maliangin Island.

Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security (CTI-­‐CFF) Conference will be held at Marriot IOI Hotel, Putrajaya from 10-11 June 2013. 
The women of Maliangin Island and Omadal Island weave bracelets, mats, coasters and other accessories using pandanus leaves and sell them as part of the alternative livelihood programme.
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