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Strengthening Protection and Improving Management in Shuar Arutam Territory in Cordillera del Cóndor Ecuador
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Corporacion Ecopar
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CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy

At least 80,000 hectares of the Shuar Arutam territory will be legally recognized as protected area in the Cordillera del Cóndor Key Biodiversity Area (KBA) by the Ministry of the Environment. A management plan and a financial sustainability analysis will be designed in a participatory way together with the at least 50 communities and Shuar leaders trained. A baseline of trigger species for the KBA will be set up to begin monitoring. Articles about the importance of the Cordillera del Cóndor KBA will be produced and disseminated.

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