PROJECT TITLE:            La Reunion, Africa Technology Transfer Project

 

LOCATION: La Reunion Island, Africa

 

PROPOSAL DATE: Spring 2006

         

TIMELINE: 14 day training program            

 

PROJECT AIMS: Dr. Jean Pascal QUOD, Directeur Général, ARVAM (Agency for Research and Protection of Marine Resources) has requested assistance from the Reef Ball Foundation to help his program to build and deploy Reef Ball and to teach them the latest coral propagation and planting techniques.  The aim of this project is to provide molds, transplanting supplies and a training team of two specialists for two weeks.

 

BUDGET: $25,000, Dr. Pascal would use local funding for cement and construction of the Reef Balls.  Funds would be used for molds, supplies and trainers expenses.

 

PROJECT CONTACTS:   Todd Barber, Chairman, Reef Ball Foundation reefball@reefball.com    

 

Above: Dr. Pascal’s coral transplant work on Reef Balls made without a mold