Giant clams on Kosrae's reefs are still considered as an important food resources, but over harvesting has widely depleted the reefs of Kosrae. Restocking the reefs is an effective means for building resiliency and diversity for rural communities, promoting food security and economic well being for the island people. Alarming now is the increasingly higher distance between two wild clams, making natural spawning- is less or very limited.
The KSDP is a four-year, high-level, document that articulates Kosrae government priorities and development sector vision along with specific targets for focusing workforce efforts and allocating resources. The aims of the KSDP include the following:
• Provide government and sector officials and leaders with long-term guidance for decision-making
• Communicate a prioritized plan to sector stakeholders for addressing a wide range of activities
• Provide a means for communicating government and sector priorities to Kosraean residents