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Barefoot Ecologist for Ecological Monitoring in the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve
Grantee Name: 
Keystone Foundation
HOTSPOT
Western Ghats and Sri Lanka
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$19,000
DATES
Jun 2013
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Dec 2014
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Western Ghats and Sri Lanka
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$19,000
DATES
Jun 2013
-
Dec 2014

Develop a community-based ecological monitoring program for the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. Meet with villagers to select sites and explain methods, hold an expert meeting to discuss the monitoring protocol, organize staff trainings to familiarize them with the methodology, and identify and train community members interested in becoming barefoot ecologists.

Strategic Direction: 1 Enable action by diverse communities and partnerships to ensure conservation of key biodiversity areas and enhance connectivity in the corridors