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Children celebrating project successes for conservation of endemic Carex antoniensis, Santo Antao, Cabo Verde
Children celebrating project successes for conservation of endemic Carex antoniensis, Santo Antao, Cabo Verde
© Aurélien Garreau
Conservation of the Critically Endangered Endemic Freshwater Plants in Cova Key Biodiversity Area, Santo Antão, Cabo Verde
Grantee Name: 
Terrimar - Ambiente e Desenvolvimento Sustentável
HOTSPOT
Mediterranean Basin
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$44,408
DATES
Jun 2023
-
Oct 2024
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Mediterranean Basin
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$44,408
DATES
Jun 2023
-
Oct 2024

Conserve the Critically Endangered Carex antoniensis an endemic plant species confined only to Ribeira de Paul, Santo Antão island. This project aims to assess the species and its habitat, build a nursery for reproduction of the species and raise awareness among stakeholders about the species’ conservation needs and efforts, including through the creation of an ecotourism route. Reinforcing management staff will also build capacity for the organization.

Strategic Direction: 2 Support the sustainable management of water catchments through integrated approaches for the conservation of threatened freshwater biodiversity