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Building Capacity and Sustainable Partnerships for Mainstreaming Biodiversity in Nigeria
Grantee Name: 
Society for Sustainability and Conservation Education for Rural Areas
HOTSPOT
Guinean Forests of West Africa
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$180,000
DATES
Feb 2021
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Jun 2022
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Guinean Forests of West Africa
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$180,000
DATES
Feb 2021
-
Jun 2022

Strengthen the enforcement of Environmental Impact Assessment legislations and regulations in Nigeria, and integrate biodiversity considerations into policies, as well as in private sector practices, using the country’s main oil palm company, adjacent to Okomu National Park as a case study. Support the development of a growing local civil society organization in the Nigerian landscape.

Strategic Direction: 2 Mainstream biodiversity conservation into public policy and private sector practice in the nine conservation corridors, at local, sub-national and national levels