Home > Grants > Grantee Projects > Research and Conservation Action for Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles in Indoburma
Turtle depicted on frieze.
Freshwater turtle depicted on Angkorian frieze, Cambodia.
© Conservation International/photo by Jack Tordoff
Research and Conservation Action for Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles in Indoburma
Grantee Name: 
Conservation International - Cambodia
HOTSPOT
Indo-Burma
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$95,246
DATES
Nov 2009
-
Oct 2012
Stats
Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Indo-Burma
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$95,246
DATES
Nov 2009
-
Oct 2012

Improve the conservation outlook for highly threatened turtles in Cambodia by expanding a community nest protection program for Asian giant softshell turtle; increasing protection of yellow-headed temple turtle breeding sites through community ranger programs; identifying priority sites for Indochinese box turtle in northeastern Cambodia; initiating community incentive programs for impressed tortoise conservation; and enhancing legal protection under Cambodian law.

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