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Man looking through binoculars in forest.
Primate survey in Kwabre Forest.
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Demonstrate How Economic Development Can Boost Community-Based Trans-Border Conservation in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana
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HOTSPOT
Guinean Forests of West Africa
AMOUNT
US$428,000
DATES
Aug 2017
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Dec 2021
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Guinean Forests of West Africa
AMOUNT
US$428,000
DATES
Aug 2017
-
Dec 2021

Demonstrate the efficiency of the community‐based conservation model and illustrate that synergies can be, and need to be, created between conservation and economic development of communities in the Tanoé and Kwabre swamp forests of Cote d’Ivoire and Ghana. Develop green value chains that adapt global best practices to the local context in partnership with private companies, local communities and government bodies.

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

Black and white roloway monkey.
Roloway monkey in captivity in Accra, Ghana.
© Alex Sliwa