Our Planet's Future Depends on Biodiversity

The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) enables civil society to protect the world’s biodiversity hotspots—biologically rich ecosystems that are essential to humanity, yet highly threatened.
Bat hanging upside down, looking at camera.
Seychelles fruit bat (Pteropus seychellensis).
© O. Langrand

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With financial and technical support from CEPF, civil society organizations around the globe are delivering innovative solutions that conserve biodiversity and help communities thrive. Find out what they're doing by clicking on biodiversity hotspots highlighted on the map.

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Group of smiling people holding irrigation pipeline.
Farmers in Burundi celebrating a new irrigation system, which will help them adapt to climate change impacts in their community.
© Resilience Now/Claire Galvez-Wagler
15 Lessons Learned from East Africa Grantees
Reflections from CEPF's 7-year investment in the region.
Three people, two women and one man, face camera. Two hold posters.
Community members hold up educational posters.
© Associação Quilombo Kalunga (AQK)
For an Isolated Community in Brazil, Knowledge Is Power
The Kalunga are using mapping data to defend their land and traditional way of life.
Black and white roloway monkey.
Roloway monkey in captivity in Accra, Ghana.
© Alex Sliwa
Could Cocoa and Coconut Save the Roloway Monkey?
Protecting Ghana’s forests and addressing local poverty go hand in hand.
Cover shot of CEPF 2018 Annual Report
New CEPF 2018 Annual Report
Our approach, 2018 highlights, progress reports, financial summary and more.