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Vista of green mountains.
Dramatic views across Wof Washa ranges from Kundi Lodge.
© Paul Buckley
Wof Washa Community-Based Ecotourism Project
Grantee Name: 
Sustainable Natural Resources Management Association
HOTSPOT
Eastern Afromontane
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$164,584
DATES
Jan 2014
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Sep 2017
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Eastern Afromontane
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$164,584
DATES
Jan 2014
-
Sep 2017

Develop five tourism cooperatives in the Wof Washa villages of Ethiopia and support training for eco-guides and identification of trails for wildlife watching. An umbrella organization, the Wof Washa Ecotourism Union is in charge of administration, quality standards enforcement and awareness activities with tour operators and the expatriate community of Addis Ababa, with a goal to attract 150 tourists each year.

Strategic Direction: 1 Mainstream biodiversity into wider development policies, plans and projects to deliver the co-benefits of biodiversity conservation, improved local livelihoods and economic development in priority corridors.