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Building a Regional Strategy to Integrate Environmental and Social Safeguards into Mining Practices in the Tropical Andes Hotspot
Grantee Name: 
Wildlife Conservation Society
HOTSPOT
Tropical Andes
AMOUNT
US$248,976
DATES
Jul 2019
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Aug 2020
Stats
Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Tropical Andes
AMOUNT
US$248,976
DATES
Jul 2019
-
Aug 2020

Develop baseline assessments and strategies dedicated to reducing the impact of mining in the CEPF priority Key Biodiversity Areas and conservation corridors of the Tropical Andes Hotspot. This grant will create an alliance of 60 stakeholders to generate baseline information on the state of mining in the hotspot, develop consensus-based country and regional mitigation strategies, raise awareness of the findings, and leverage future resources for implementation.

Strategic Direction: 3 Promote local stakeholder engagement and the integration of social and environmental safeguards into infrastructure, mining and agriculture projects to mitigate potential threats to the KBAs in the seven priority corrido