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Valuing Ecotourism, Fish and Aquatic Biodiversity of the Moroccan Atlas for Contribution to the Preservation of Water Resources in Ifrane National Parks and High Atlas Oriental
Grantee Name: 
Association Marocaine pour l’Ecotourisme et la Protection de la Nature
HOTSPOT
Mediterranean Basin
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$276,368
DATES
Jun 2013
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Aug 2016
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CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Mediterranean Basin
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$276,368
DATES
Jun 2013
-
Aug 2016

Work with the National Fishermen Association in the mountains of the Moroccan Atlas to introduce best practices for leisure fishing and to set up a monitoring system for sustainable use of freshwater resources, based on a network of fishing guards. Raise awareness on the the ecological importance of the mountains of the Morrocan Atlas, which hosts important freshwater biodiversity, and promote sustainable ecotourism in the area.

Strategic Direction: 2 Establish the sustainable management of water catchments and the wise use of water resources with a focus on the priority corridors of the (1) Atlas Mountains, (2) Taurus Mountains, (3) Orontes Valley and Lebanon Mountai