Protecting Biodiversity by Empowering People
CEPF is a joint initiative of l’Agence Française de Développement, Conservation International, the European Union, the Global Environment Facility, the Government of Japan and the World Bank.Visitez le site français コア情報の日本語翻訳を読む
Or use Google Translate to translate the English site to your language:
Involve local stakeholders to raise awareness and develop a sense of responsibility toward sustainable utilization of river resources and conservation of river related biodiversity in the Cauvery River Basin, an important freshwater ecosystem and stronghold of smooth-coated otter (Lutrogale perspicillata) and Asian small-clawed otter (Aonyx cinerea). Using otters as the flagship species, pilot various methods of community engagement such as Village River Committees and community-based otter protection programs.
Strategic Direction:1 Enable action by diverse communities and partnerships to ensure conservation of key biodiversity areas and enhance connectivity in the corridors