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Protecting Atewa Forest Critical Ecosystem, Ghana, Through Biodiversity Assessments and Participatory Monitoring
Grantee Name: 
A Rocha Ghana
HOTSPOT
Guinean Forests of West Africa
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$179,984
DATES
Mar 2021
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Jun 2022
Stats
Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Guinean Forests of West Africa
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$179,984
DATES
Mar 2021
-
Jun 2022

Support the on-going campaign to protect Atewa Forest (Ghana) from government's authorization to mine bauxite by empowering communities and stakeholders, particularly the Forestry Commission, with new monitoring skills and technologies to gather additional information on the global biodiversity values of Atewa, providing evidences for a court case against bauxite mining, and engaging the private sector in sustainable management of the forest range.

Strategic Direction: 2 Mainstream biodiversity conservation into public policy and private sector practice in the nine conservation corridors, at local, sub-national and national levels