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Community-Based Conservation and Development in Khanti and Pyin Bu Nge Islands, Tanintharyi Region, Myanmar
Grantee Name: 
Myanmar Forest Association
HOTSPOT
Indo-Burma
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$82,294
DATES
Apr 2018
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Jul 2019
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Indo-Burma
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$82,294
DATES
Apr 2018
-
Jul 2019

Empower local communities on Khanti and Pyin Bu Nge islands and the Myeik Archipelago to participate in mangrove conservation by providing them with livelihood development benefits linked through Community Conservation Concession Agreements. Document experience from this pilot to inform national policies for ecosystem conservation in Myanmar and promote wider replication of the approach. Strengthen the capacity of Myanmar Forest Association.

Strategic Direction: 4 Empower local communities to engage in conservation and management of priority key biodiversity areas