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Conserving the Yawri Bay Ecosystem in Sierra Leone's Coastal Corridor
Grantee Name: 
Conservation Society of Sierra Leone
HOTSPOT
Guinean Forests of West Africa
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$169,906
DATES
Mar 2021
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Jun 2022
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Guinean Forests of West Africa
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$169,906
DATES
Mar 2021
-
Jun 2022

Strengthen the management of Yawri Bay in Sierra Leone by increasing its protection status through nomination as a Ramsar Site and initiation of the protected area gazettal process. Design a state-of-the-art management plan with a detailed and budgeted action plan; raise funds to implement the plan, and promote compliance with the plan by local communities and private companies in the fisheries and salt production sectors.

Strategic Direction: 2 Mainstream biodiversity conservation into public policy and private sector practice in the nine conservation corridors, at local, sub-national and national levels