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Registration of Three Community Conservation Areas within the Santo Mountain Chain Key Biodiversity Area of Vanuatu
Grantee Name: 
Edenhope Foundation
HOTSPOT
East Melanesian Islands
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$66,500
DATES
Jul 2019
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Apr 2021
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
East Melanesian Islands
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$66,500
DATES
Jul 2019
-
Apr 2021

Protect 3,850 ha as Community Conservation Area in three communities of the Santo Mountain Chain. This grant will support the Santo Sunset Environment Network (SSEN), to train 50 community and SSEN members to strengthen their capacity for conservation, prepare technical documents and applications for CCA designation, build Edenhope’s financial management capacity, and conduct a feasibility assessment to promote ecotourism.

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