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Tea plantation in the forefront, mountain stuffed with trees in the background.
Tea production next to Kibira Key Biodiversity Area.
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Conserving Biodiversity Through Sustainable Tea Farming Around Kibira National Park, Burundi
Grantee Name: 
Rainforest Alliance, Inc.
HOTSPOT
Eastern Afromontane
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$157,964
DATES
Oct 2013
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Dec 2015
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Eastern Afromontane
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$157,964
DATES
Oct 2013
-
Dec 2015

Support the tea industry in Burundi and local tea producers in the Teza area to produce certified tea by promoting environmental best practices and introducing agricultural practices that minimize environmental impacts, such as reduced use of pesticides and soil conservation. Partner with the Association Burundaise de Protection des Oiseaux to implement activities on ecosystem restoration and to introduce native trees in agricultural systems in order to improve biological connectivity between natural habitats.

Strategic Direction: 1 Mainstream biodiversity into wider development policies, plans and projects to deliver the co-benefits of biodiversity conservation, improved local livelihoods and economic development in priority corridors.