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The Stories of Our Grantees

CEPF works to empower civil society organizations to do what they do best: Manage the global biodiversity crisis one initiative at a time. Sharing their stories and lessons learned is vital to our collective success.

Two women walking, carrying straps of woven bags across their heads.
Flores, Indonesia.
© Conservation International/photo by Aulia Erlangga

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Small group of people crosses a grassy mountain landscape.
Cotacachi-Cayapas Ecological Reserve, Ecuador.
© Juan Carlos Valarezo - www.birdiblue.com
KfW Provides 7 Million Euros to Conserve Ecuador’s Biodiversity
New funds will be used for grants to civil society
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Three men and a woman stand smiling.
Emmanuel G. Smith, second from right, stands with fellow CEPF Hotspot Heroes Olivio Bisbicus (left) and Awatef Abiadh (right) as well as CEPF Executive Director Olivier Langrand. at the World Conservation Congress in Marseille.
© O. Langrand
Mourning the Loss of Liberian Conservationist Emmanuel G. Smith
'Hotspot Hero' was dedicated to conservation and people
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A group of men pose standing in lush greenery with mountains in the background.
Members of Mai-Maasina Green Belt organization and colleagues trek across Malaita, Solomon Islands.
© Edgar Pollard
Strengthened Solomon Islands organization now helping others
'Conservation communities' working together
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