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Involving Communities in Southern Tanintharyi Region in Conservation of Gurney’s Pitta
Grantee Name: 
Biodiversity and Nature Conservation Association
HOTSPOT
Indo-Burma
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$19,138
DATES
Nov 2017
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Jul 2018
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Indo-Burma
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$19,138
DATES
Nov 2017
-
Jul 2018

Strengthen conservation of Gurney’s pitta (Hydrornis gurneyi) in Tanintharyi Region, southern Myanmar, by promoting community-based conservation measures such as threat assessments, supporting local conservation groups, training of trainers in conservation techniques, organizing awareness-raising activities to increase national pride in this threatened species, and increasing understanding of the measures needed to ensure its survival.

Strategic Direction: 4 Empower local communities to engage in conservation and management of priority key biodiversity areas