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Protecting Priority Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Populations in Vietnam
Grantee Name: 
Indo-Myanmar Conservation
HOTSPOT
Indo-Burma
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$200,060
DATES
Jul 2021
-
Jun 2024
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Indo-Burma
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$200,060
DATES
Jul 2021
-
Jun 2024

Develop site-based conservation projects for five priority turtle species: secure a group of Swinhoe’s softshell turtle (Rafetus swinhoei) for conservation breeding; secure a viable population of big-headed turtle (Platysternon megacephalum) at Pu Mat National Park; secure a population of Bourret's box turtle (Cuora bourreti) through reintroduction; establish a new protected area for southern Vietnamese box turtle (Cuora picturata); and re-establish a wild population of Vietnamese pond turtle (Mauremys annamensis by creating a new protected habitat.

Strategic Direction: 1 Safeguard priority globally threatened species by mitigating major threats