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Increasing the protection status of a highly vulnerable key biodiversity area through developing new management plan in Wadela, Ethiopia
Grantee Name: 
University of Gondar - Climate Change Research Center
HOTSPOT
Eastern Afromontane
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$20,000
DATES
Mar 2016
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Feb 2017
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Eastern Afromontane
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$20,000
DATES
Mar 2016
-
Feb 2017

Improve the status of Lagarosiphon steudneri, classified as threatened on the IUCN Red List and defined as a single-site endemic plant species in Wadela in the central highlands of Ethiopia. Through the development of a management plan and in close collaboration with the local community, reduce pressure on the site caused by expansion of agriculture, livestock overstocking and overharvesting of natural resources.

Strategic Direction: 2 Improve the protection and management of the KBA network throughout the hotspot.