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Biodiversity Rapid Assessment Project for the Islands of Futuna and Aneityum in Vanuatu
Grantee Name: 
BirdLife International
HOTSPOT
East Melanesian Islands
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$137,869
DATES
Nov 2020
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Oct 2021
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
East Melanesian Islands
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$137,869
DATES
Nov 2020
-
Oct 2021

Conduct a rapid biodiversity assessment of two island KBAs in Vanuatu, Futuna and Aneityum, with a focus on Anatom tree skink, carpoxylon palm, Vanuatu flying fox, Fiji blossom bat, and Erronan tree skink. Intiate discussions about conservation planning and management options with communities, and generate interest in potential future collaborations with full community ownership and participation.

Strategic Direction: 1 Empower local communities to protect and manage globally significant biodiversity at priority Key Biodiversity Areas under-served by current conservation efforts