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Reinforcing Community Organizations for Sustainable Management and Conservation of Biodiversity of Maevatanana-Ambato-Boeny Wetlands in Madagascar
Grantee Name: 
Development & Biodiversity Conservation Action for Madagascar
HOTSPOT
Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$113,570
DATES
Jun 2018
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May 2020
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$113,570
DATES
Jun 2018
-
May 2020

Empower local communities of Madirovalo to sustainably managed the natural resources of the wetlands. The project will involve local communities in the monitoring of biodiversity (water birds, turtles, fish), raise awareness on the ecological and economic importance of the natural resources, and work closely with communities to develop alternative livelihood activities, improving including fishing practices and developing small ecotourism activities. The project aims at developing at least two agreements for transfer of natural resources management, to serve as a model in the region for inland fisheries management.

Strategic Direction: 1 Empower local communities to protect and manage biodiversity in priority key biodiversity areas.