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Integrating conservation, tourism and local community development on Boa Vista Island
Grantee Name: 
BIOS.CV – Environmental Conservation and Sustainable Development
HOTSPOT
Mediterranean Basin
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$19,660
DATES
Apr 2016
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Dec 2016
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Mediterranean Basin
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$19,660
DATES
Apr 2016
-
Dec 2016

Facilitate the understanding and participation of local communities on Boa Vista Island, Cape Verde, in marine turtle conservation work by developing a set of strategies showing that sustainable use and management of the turtles improves community living conditions. The project will advance the management framework for turtle tours and create income-generating initiatives derived from turtle conservation and tourist activities.

Strategic Direction: 1 Promote civil society involvement in Integrated Coastal Zone Management to minimize the negative effects of coastal development in three priority corridors (Southwest Balkans, Cyrenaican Peninsula, and Mountains, Plateau