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"Many farmers like me have begun to understand that the conservation of our soil and our forests is critical to our own well-being," said project beneficiary Jacobo de León.
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Management Plan Implementation for Participatory Management and Biodiversity Conservation in Valle Nuevo National Park
Grantee Name: 
Fondo Pronaturaleza Inc.
HOTSPOT
Caribbean Islands
AMOUNT
US$146,124
DATES
Jun 2014
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Oct 2015
Stats
Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Caribbean Islands
AMOUNT
US$146,124
DATES
Jun 2014
-
Oct 2015

Strengthen management of Valle Nuevo National Park in the Dominican Republic by promoting participatory management with local stakeholder groups. Specifically, the grant strengthens the Stakeholder Monitoring Commission, establishes a network of public and private stakeholders to support the Commission, conducts research and outreach on globally threatened species, strengthens patrolling, and introduces improved agricultural practices in the park’s southern sector.

Strategic Direction: 1 Improve protection and management of 45 priority key biodiversity areas