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Promoting the protection of water ecosystem services in San Lorenzo Municipality as a Vehicle to Strengthen Legal Protection and Multisectorial Collaboration to Conserve Awacachi Key Biodiversity Area in Ecuador
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Fauna & Flora International (FFI)
Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy

Set up a municipal conservation area of 10,000 hectares within the Awacachi Corridor, which will be organized through a multi-stakeholder platform that includes the Ministry of the Environment, the San Lorenzo Municipality, Flora & Fauna International and Nature and Culture International. A legal framework will be set up through a municipal regulation that includes the design of a funding mechanism that contributes to a regional water fund.

Strategic Direction: 1 Improve protection and management of 36 priority KBAs to create and maintain local support for conservation and to mitigate key threats.