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Consolidating and Scaling up Alternative Livelihoods and Forest Development and Protection - Sheka Forest KBA
Grantee Name: 
God for People Relief and Development Organisation
HOTSPOT
Eastern Afromontane
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$20,000
DATES
Mar 2016
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Feb 2017
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Eastern Afromontane
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$20,000
DATES
Mar 2016
-
Feb 2017

Apply joint forest management practices to raise awareness about the importance of conserving forests and wildlife in target indigenous ethnic community groups near Ethiopia’s Sheka Forest Key Biodiversity Area, particularly the Menja, Mezhenger, Sheko and other communities that have practiced forest cutting for years. Build capacity of the organized farming cooperatives and promote knowledge sharing and local-level networking with different stakeholders, including government, public, private and research institutions in the Sheka zone and beyond.

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.