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Implementing Colombia's Western Andes Birding Trail: Conservation and Community Development Opportunity
Grantee Name: 
Asociación para el Estudio y Conservación de las Aves Acuáticas en Colombia
HOTSPOT
Tropical Andes
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$97,883
DATES
Jul 2018
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Dec 2019
Stats
Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Tropical Andes
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$97,883
DATES
Jul 2018
-
Dec 2019

Implement the Western Andes Birding Trail in conjunction with local stakeholders and government in the Paraguas-Munchique Conservation Corridor (based on a previous planning grant). The project aims to build community capacity-building for bird tourism, establish a bird-watching club, increase awareness, provide site improvements for tourism, create marketing products, and implement socioeconomic impact monitoring.

Strategic Direction: 4 Promote and scale up opportunities to foster private sector approaches for biodiversity conservation to benefit priority KBAs in the seven corridors.