Home > Grants > Grantee Projects > Forest Conservation Through Payment Ecosystem Services Protected Rainforest
Forest Conservation through Payment for Ecosystem Services in Protected Rainforest Areas in the Mount Maetambe to Kolombangara River Corridor, Solomon Islands
Grantee Name: 
Natural Resources Development Foundation
Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy

Bring approximately 4,500 hectares of rainforest under formal protection in four tribal forests to prevent logging and mining, and support sustainable development initiatives. This grant supports the establishment of a payment for ecosystem services scheme under the Nakau Programme and women’s saving clubs. Specific deliverables include final land-use and boundary maps; forest monitoring plots; management, business, and benefit sharing plans; legal established of tribal associations and project management capacity building.

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