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Strengthening Protection and Improving Food Security in the Mount Maetambe-Kolombangara River Key Biodiversity Area in the Solomon Islands
Grantee Name: 
Ecological Solutions, Solomon Islands
HOTSPOT
East Melanesian Islands
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$55,347
DATES
Oct 2017
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Sep 2019
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
East Melanesian Islands
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$55,347
DATES
Oct 2017
-
Sep 2019

Complete land registration and support community capacity building to achieve legal protection of Mount Maetambe-Kolombangara River Key Biodiversity Area on Choiseul Island. Support the delineation of the new protected area, community-awareness building, the establishment and training of executive committee and protected areas staff, and the establishment of demonstration aquaculture-agriculture farming system to support alternative sources of food security and livelihoods.

Strategic Direction: 1 Empower local communities to protect and manage globally significant biodiversity at priority Key Biodiversity Areas under-served by current conservation efforts