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Five people wearing helmets and orange vests in cave, waist-height in water, smiling, waving at camera.
Training on the cave system.
© Dr. Joerg Dreybrodt
Mainstreaming Karst Biodiversity Conservation into Policies, Plans and Business Practices in the Ayeyarwady Basin, Myanmar
Grantee Name: 
Fauna & Flora International
HOTSPOT
Indo-Burma
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$190,000
DATES
Apr 2017
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Mar 2019
Stats
Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Indo-Burma
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$190,000
DATES
Apr 2017
-
Mar 2019

Support inclusion of specific provisions for the conservation of limestone biodiversity into EIA guidelines for the mining sector. Develop environmental best practices for limestone quarries, promote their adoption by the Mining Department and cement companies. Promote incorporation of limestone karst KBAs into development plans. Demonstrate best practice show cave management, and share with the Tourism Department and show cave operators.

Strategic Direction: 6 Engage key actors in mainstreaming biodiversity, communities and livelihoods into development planning in the priority corridors