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Body of water surrounded by trees, mountains in the distance.
Fish conservation zone, Sekong province, Lao PDR.
© Conservation International/photo by Jack Tordoff
Co-Management of Freshwater Biodiversity in the Sekong Basin
Grantee Name: 
World Wide Fund for Nature - Laos
HOTSPOT
Indo-Burma
AMOUNT
US$200,000
DATES
Jun 2010
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May 2012
Stats
Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Indo-Burma
AMOUNT
US$200,000
DATES
Jun 2010
-
May 2012

Demonstrate to policy makers the importance of healthy freshwater ecosystems to local communities in the Sekong Basin of Lao PDR by fostering the development of community groups to protect critical freshwater habitats. Feed village-level experience into relevant policy processes, through policy briefs, technical reports, press releases, district and provincial level dialogues, and meetings of the Sekong Basin Advisory Group.

Strategic Direction: 3 Engage key actors in reconciling biodiversity conservation and development objectives, with a particular emphasis on the Northern Limestone Highlands and Mekong River and its major tributaries