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Assessing the risk of extinction of plants and updating Key Biodiversity Areas in the Tropical Andes
Grantee Name: 
International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
HOTSPOT
Tropical Andes
AMOUNT
US$249,955
DATES
Jul 2017
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Dec 2019
Stats
Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Tropical Andes
AMOUNT
US$249,955
DATES
Jul 2017
-
Dec 2019

Support the Red Listing of 500 endemic plants species in the Tropical Andes Hotspot and update its key biodiversity areas (KBAs) to incorporate new Red Listed reptiles, fish, amphibians and plants. IUCN will work with four Andean organizations to ensure strong local engagement in data compilation and analysis, consultations and dissemination. Project products will be use for conservation and development planning and for compliance with international conventions and biodiversity strategies.

Strategic Direction: 5 Safeguard globally threatened species.