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Management Planning and Assessment for Three Key Biodiversity Areas in Vanuatu
Grantee Name: 
BirdLife International
HOTSPOT
East Melanesian Islands
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$97,611
DATES
Jul 2018
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Dec 2019
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
East Melanesian Islands
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$97,611
DATES
Jul 2018
-
Dec 2019

Initiate and improve the conservation status of the KBAs of Ambrym, Mount Tukusmera, and Tongoa — Laika in Vanuatu by supporting community-based conservation actions to safeguard the Collared Petrel and Vanuatu Megapode, while also promoting income generation and food security. The project calls for increasing community and local civil society capacity and awareness for conservation, preparation and implementation of sustainable harvesting plans, identification for ecotourism opportunities, and feasibility assessment of long-term site-based conservation measures.

Strategic Direction: 1 Empower local communities to protect and manage globally significant biodiversity at priority Key Biodiversity Areas under-served by current conservation efforts