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Securing Legal Protection of Alto Nangaritza Forest Reserve in Ecuador
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CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy

Increase the Cerro Plateado Reserve by 4,000 hectares and work to have the ancestral use by the Shuar Nayump Center legally recognized in the Nayump-Ciudad Perdida sector of the Alto Nangaritza Key Biodiversity Area. Furthermore, Amuicha Entsa Parroquial protected area will be legally recognized with 8,000 hectares in the Cóndor-Kutuku-Palanda Corridor. Fifteen communal leaders will exchange their experiences through a local network and will adopt collective agreements about territorial management within the Nangaritza watershed.

Strategic Direction: 1 Improve protection and management of 36 priority KBAs to create and maintain local support for conservation and to mitigate key threats.