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Sustainable Actions for Conservation of Obudu Plateau, Nigeria
Grantee Name: 
African Research Association Ltd by Guarantee
HOTSPOT
Guinean Forests of West Africa
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$208,174
DATES
Jun 2019
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Dec 2020
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Guinean Forests of West Africa
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$208,174
DATES
Jun 2019
-
Dec 2020

Support 12 communities of Obudu Plateau (KBA-NGA9 Cross River State, Nigeria), to carry out integrated sustainable forest management. Build community-driven commitments through increased awareness, fire management incentive and adapted alternative livelihood initiatives. Support two pilot communities regenerating degraded forests and establishing woodlots for sustainable firewood extraction. Build capacity of community rulers for collective actions with government, NGOs and private sector.

Strategic Direction: 1 Empower local communities to engage in sustainable management of 40 priority sites and consolidate ecological connectivity at the landscape scale