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Asian giant softshell turtle (Pelochelys cantorii).
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Giant Soft Shell Turtle Protection in the Kratie Region, Cambodia
Grantee Name: 
Conservation International Foundation
HOTSPOT
Indo-Burma
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$117,161
DATES
May 2014
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Apr 2017
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Indo-Burma
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$117,161
DATES
May 2014
-
Apr 2017

Transform pilot interventions for a population of Cambodia's Asian giant softshell turtle (Pelochelys bibroni) on the Mekong River into a long-term, self-sustained conservation program by sustaining the Mekong Turtle Conservation Program and enhancing its effectiveness, refining conservation incentives for turtle nest finding and nest protection, and improving visitor numbers and experience at the Mekong Turtle Conservation Center and strengthening its management capacity.

Strategic Direction: 1 Safeguard priority globally threatened species by mitigating major threats