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Strengthening Capacity of Local Communities and Establishing an Innovative Mechanism for Sustainable Funding for the Antrema Protected Area in Madagascar
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HOTSPOT
Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands
LOCATION
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US$240,090
DATES
Jul 2016
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Jan 2020
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$240,090
DATES
Jul 2016
-
Jan 2020

Set up a sustainable financing mechanism for Antrema National Park based on payment for ecosystem services and crowd-funding. Strengthen the capacities of local communities on ecotourism, natural resources management, administration and finance, and ecological monitoring to enhance their role as co-managers of the protected areas. Develop alternative economic activities for local communities, based on sustainable natural resources management.

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