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Person with NAP IBITY written on shirt looking up, through binoculars.
An eco-tourism guide for the New Protected Area of Ibity looks for bats.
© Conservation International/photo by Pierre Carret
Starting Ecotourism for the Ibity New Protected Area
Grantee Name: 
Missouri Botanical Garden
HOTSPOT
Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$14,680
DATES
Nov 2016
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Sep 2017
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$14,680
DATES
Nov 2016
-
Sep 2017

Promote ecotourism to ensure a sustainable income for the protected area while improving livelihood for the local community. The project will support the rehabilitation of the trail and basic infrastructure, capacity building of local committee management, marketing and communication among tourism operators.

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