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Establishing a Protected Area in East Makira Key Biodiversity Area to Conserve Biodiversity, the Solomon Islands
Grantee Name: 
University of Rochester
HOTSPOT
East Melanesian Islands
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$60,357
DATES
Mar 2020
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Dec 2021
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
East Melanesian Islands
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$60,357
DATES
Mar 2020
-
Dec 2021

Obtain protected area status for 18,500 hectares of East Makira Key Biodiversity Area, through a process of community consultation and capacity building, emphasizing the following elements: 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