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Establishing a Protected Area in East Makira Key Biodiversity Area to Conserve Biodiversity, the Solomon Islands
Grantee Name: 
University of Miami
HOTSPOT
East Melanesian Islands
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$79,167
DATES
Jun 2018
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May 2020
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
East Melanesian Islands
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$79,167
DATES
Jun 2018
-
May 2020

Protect 18,500 hectares in East Makira through the establishment of the Nasuahu, Kereapena and Napuamarawa (NKN) protected area. This project supports significant community consultation and capacity building through four components: community outreach and program implementation; boundary and habitat mapping: biodiversity surveys: and declaration of the new protected area.

Strategic Direction: 1 Empower local communities to protect and manage globally significant biodiversity at priority Key Biodiversity Areas under-served by current conservation efforts