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Makira Forest Area Conservation Project
Grantee Name: 
Wildlife Conservation Society - HQ
HOTSPOT
Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$201,771
DATES
Jan 2003
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Jun 2005
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CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$201,771
DATES
Jan 2003
-
Jun 2005

At the request of the Government of Madagascar, assist in the creation and management of a new protected area in northeastern . The future reserve will help conserve a number of Critically Endangered species, such as the serpent eagle and three out of 11 varieties of Malagasy lemurs. Biodiversity and socioeconomic surveys will be conducted and the information used to demarcate the future protected area.

Strategic Direction: 1 Integrating local groups and individuals in the management of protected areas and reserves