Protecting Biodiversity by Empowering People
CEPF is a joint initiative of l’Agence Française de Développement, Conservation International, the European Union, the Global Environment Facility, the Government of Japan and the World Bank.Visitez le site français コア情報の日本語翻訳を読む
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Conserve highly threatened Polylepis forests and globally threatened species that live in these high Andean Mountain habitats in Bolivia through an integrated program to support reforestation with Polylepis and native trees. The project will reduce demand for fuelwood through provision of efficient cook stoves to local communities and develop an action plan for globally threatened species.
Strategic Direction:1 Improve protection and management of 36 priority KBAs to create and maintain local support for conservation and to mitigate key threats.
At the top of the Andes Mountains, Polylepis trees—unique for their thin, multi-layered bark—have adapted to the terrain’s severe conditions: extreme altitude, lots of wind and brittle cold.