1 July 2017 – 30 June 2018
Grants are reported on the basis of the effective date of the agreement.


Strategic Direction 1. Promote the adoption of best practices in agriculture in the priority corridors.
Cooperativa Agropecuária dos Produtores Familiares de Niquelândia
Food Products From the Forests in the Cerrado, Brazil

Strategic Direction 2. Support the creation/ expansion and effective management of protected areas in the priority corridors. Associação Quilombo Kalunga
Use Geoprocessing in the Management of the Kalunga Historic and Cultural Heritage Site in Brazil

Fundação Pró Natureza – Funatura US$202,488
Mosaic of Conservation Units in Brazil’s Sertão Veredas-Peruaçu

Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia (IPAM) US$300,000 Mapping “Invisible” Traditional Communities to Support Cerrado Conservation in Brazil

Instituto Oca Brasil
Coordinate and Elaborate the Integrated Working Plan Between Oca Institute and Conservation International-Brazil

Pesquisa e Conservação do Cerrado (PEQUI)
Knowledge Dialogue About Fire Management in Brazil’s Jalapão State Park

Strategic Direction 3. Promote and strengthen supply chains associated with the sustainable use of natural resources and ecological restoration in the hotspot.
Associação Hanaiti Yomomo
Nursery for Agroforestry Production at Brejão Indigenous Land

Associação Rede Rio São Bartolomeu de Mútua Cooperação
Agroforestry Providing Ecosystem Services in Jardim Botânico Ecological Station, Brazil

Centro de Desenvolvimento Agroecológico do Cerrado
Strengthen Socio-Bioproduction Chains in Network Based on the Sustainable Use of the Cerrado, Brazil


Conservação Estratégica
Environmental Reserve Quotas Implementation in Maranhão and Opportunities in Goiás and Tocantins Brazilian States

Cooperativa de Agricultura Familiar Sustentável com Base na Economia Solidária
Sustainable Agroextractivist Production Practices as Incentive for Biodiversity Conservation in the Urucuaia River Basin, Brazil

Cooperativa de Trabalho e Serviços Técnicos (COOSERT)
Strengthen the Cerrado Biodiversity in Land Reform Settlement Areas

Cooperativa dos Agricultores Familiares e Agroextrativistas Grande Sertão Ltda
Buriti: A Palm Tree to Generate Income for Youth and Women as Incentive to Conserve Cerrado

Ecologia e Ação (ECOA)
Miranda-Bodoquena Corridor in Brazil: Filling Socioenvironmental Gaps

Rede de Sementes do Cerrado
Capacity Building in Ecological Restoration in the Cerrado: Diagnosis, Methodologies and Monitoring

Seed and Restoration Market in Cerrado, Brazil

Strategic Direction 4. Support the protection of threatened species in the hotspot.Associação para a Conservação das Aves do Brasil
Saving the Blue-Eyed Ground-Dove and Its Unique Cerrado Habitat

Instituto Amada Terra de Inclusão Social
Avoid Extinction of Brazilian Merganser Within the Veadeiros Pouso Alto Kalunga Corridor, Brazil


Instituto Ariramba de Conservação da Natureza (ARIRAMBA)
Reintroducing the Bicudo in Key Areas for Conservation in the Cerrado, Brazil

Sociedade de Amigos da Fundação Zoo-Botânica de Belo Horizonte (SAFZB-BH)
Management and Protection of the Faveiro-de-Wilson Tree in Brazil

Strategic Direction 5. Support the implementation of tools to integrate and to share data on monitoring to better inform decision-making processes in the hotspot.Fundação de Apoio à Pesquisa da Universidade Federal de Goiás
Cerrado Knowledge Platform, Brazil

Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia (IPAM)
Developing a Working Plan to Integrate Spatial Information and Monitoring Tools for Cerrado Sociobiodiversity to Promote Stakeholder Engagement in the Landscape Management Process

Strategic Direction 6. Strengthen the capacity of civil society organizations to promote better management of territories and of natural resources and to support other investment priorities in the hotspot.Fundação Neotrópica do Brasil
Union of the Municipal Councils of the Environment (COMDEMAs): Mobilize Actors in Miranda-Bodoquena Corridor, Brazil

Instituto Terra em Desenvolvimento
Strategic Communication for the Seminar “Strategy for Conservation, Restoration and Sustainable Use of the Cerrado Biome Natural Resources”

Rede Cerrado
A Strengthened Network for the Conservation of the Cerrado, Brazil

Eastern Afromontane

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.
Forest of Hope Association
Mainstreaming Biodiversity Conservation into Mining in Gishwati Area, Rwanda

Tanzania Botanical Exploration Consultants Limited
Engage Tanzanian Civil Society in Revising the Eastern Arc Mountains Overarching Strategic Plan

Tanzania Forest Conservation Group
Reducing Charcoal’s Threat to Biodiversity: Government Mainstreaming of Sustainable Charcoal Production in Energy-Sector Policy Tools

Wetlands International Kenya
Creating Shared Value Over Water Resources in Upper Tana, Kenya

Wildlife Conservation Society
Building National Capacity to Mitigate Industry Impacts in Uganda’s Murchison Falls National Park


Strategic Direction 2. Improve the protection and management of the Key Biodiversity Area network throughout the hotspot.
African Wildlife Foundation
Protecting Murchison Falls National Park’s Buffer Zone Through Conservancy Management in Uganda

Bird Watch Zambia
Mafinga Biodiversity Survey: Assessment of Avian and Other Vertebrate Populations

East African Wild Life Society
Promoting Co-Management of Lake Ol Bolossat, Kenya

Horizon Nature
Consolidation of a Civil Society Advocacy Platform for Biodiversity Protection and Environmental Enforcement in Mining Sites in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo

Mbarara University of Science and Technology
Promoting Batwa Community Development and Park Co-Management in Bwindi National Park, Uganda


Wildlife Conservation Society
Reducing External Pressure and Improving Management of Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda

Strategic Direction 3. Initiate and support sustainable financing and related actions for the conservation of priority Key Biodiversity Areas and corridors.
Chimpanzee Sanctuary & Wildlife Conservation Trust
Piloting a Scalable Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) Model to Conserve Bugoma Forest Ecosystem in Uganda 

Kijabe Environment Volunteers
Bolstering Payment for Water Ecosystem Services at Kikuyu Escarpment Ecosystem in Kenya

Nature Kenya
Partnering With Business for Mount Kenya Water Ecosystem Services Restoration

East Melanesian Islands

Strategic Direction 1. Empower local communities to protect and manage globally significant biodiversity at priority Key Biodiversity Areas underserved by current conservation efforts. BirdLife International
Exploring the Removal of Threats on East Rennell, Solomon Islands, as a Local Response to a World Heritage Area in Danger

Management Planning and Assessment for Three Key Biodiversity Areas in Vanuatu

Ecological Solutions
Strengthening Protection and Improving Food Security in the Mount Maetambe-Kolombangara River Key Biodiversity Area in the Solomon Islands

Natural Resources Development Foundation
Forest Conservation Through Payment for Ecosystem Services in Protected Rainforest Areas in the Mount Maetambe to Kolombangara River Corridor, Solomon Islands

University of Miami
Establishing a Protected Area in the Solomon Islands’ East Makira Key Biodiversity Area

The University of Queensland
Biodiversity Assessment and Awareness Building in the Kunua Plains and Mount Balbi Key Biodiversity Area of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea


Wildlife Conservation Society US$216,322
Protecting the Upland Forests of Kolombangara in Solomon Islands

Strategic Direction 2. Integrate biodiversity conservation into local land-use and development planning.
Forests for Certain; Forests for Life! (FORCERT)
Community Conservation Through Sustainable Land Use for the Cape Saint George Area, Papua New Guinea

Raising Legal Awareness in Nendo, Solomon Island

Rotokas Ecotourism
Clanship and Resource Mapping Within Customary Lands of the Kunua Plains and Mount Balbi Key Biodiversity Area, Papua New Guinea

Strategic Direction 3. Safeguard priority globally threatened species by addressing major threats and information gaps.
Vanuatu Environmental Science Society
Strengthening Monitoring, Community Management and Policies for Dugong Conservation in Vanuatu

Strategic Direction 4. Increase local, national and regional capacity to conserve biodiversity through catalyzing civil society partnerships.
Ecological Solutions
Convene the Solomon Islands Species Forum at the Solomon Islands National Symposium


Live & Learn Vanuatu
Strengthening the Capacity of Vanuatu’s Ranger Corp Network for Biodiversity Management and Monitoring

Papua New Guinea Environmental Law Association
Building Papua New Guinea Environmental Law Association’s Capacity to Empower the Country’s Local Communities to Protect Biodiversity

Solomon Islands National University
Strengthening Research and Teaching Capacity for Biodiversity Conservation 

Vanuatu Environment Advocacy Network (VEAN)
Enhance the Ability of the Vanuatu Environment Advocacy Network to Deliver Effective Conservation Action Through the Development of a Strategic Plan

Vanuatu Environmental Law Association Committee, Inc.
Build the Capacity of the Vanuatu Environmental Law Association to Promote the Protection of Vanuatu’s Environment Through the Law

Eastern Afromontane

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.
Conservation and Forest Management in the Mafinga Hills Priority Key Biodiversity Area of Zambia
Wildlife and Environmental Conservation Society of Zambia

Discovering the Hidden Treasure of Itombwe Natural Reserve in Democratic Republic of Congo
World Wide Fund for Nature—Democratic Republic of Congo

Empowering Youth While Raising Awareness for Sustainable Conservation of Gishwati Key Biodiversity Area in Rwanda
Nature Rwanda

Ensuring Long-Term Sustainability of Zambia’s Nsumbu National Park and Tondwa Game Management Area Key Biodiversity Area Through Strengthening the Role of Village Action Groups
Conservation Lake Tanganyika

Fish Inventory in Chimanimani Mountains Key Biodiversity Area, Mozambique
Museu de Historia Natural de Maputo

Implementing Adaptive Conservation Strategies at Mount Chiperone Key Biodiversity Area, Mozambique
Verde Azul Lda

Misuku Hills Art Challenge in Malawi
Sustainable Rural Growth and Development Initiative

Producing Communication Materials on Project Impacts, Sheka Zone, Southern National, Nationalities and Peoples’ Region, Ethiopia

God for People Relief and Development Organisation

Rapid Faunal Assessment (Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds and Mammals) in the Nono-Sale and Garba-Dima Forest Priority Areas, Ilu-Ababor Zone, Southwestern Ethiopia
Mettu University, Ethiopia


Telling Pictures for the Eastern Afromontane Key Biodiversity Areas
Pixels on Screen

‘Touchwood’—Raising Global Awareness of the Value of Tanzania’s Southern Key Biodiversity Areas
Wildlife Conservation Society

Strategic Direction 2. Improve the protection and management of the Key Biodiversity Area network throughout the hotspot.
Biological Surveys of the Gishwati Forest in Rwanda
The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International

Enhancing Environmental Regulations in Safeguarding Lake Ol Bolossat Key Biodiversity Area in Kenya
East African Wildlife Society

Enhancing the Understanding of the Gishwati Natural Forest Ecosystem and Local Support to its Conservation in Rwanda
Forest of Hope Association

Identify New Eastern Afromontane Key Biodiversity Area on the Njesi Plateau in Mozambique
Biodiversity Inventory for Conservation

Identifying a New Eastern Afromontane Key Biodiversity Area at Nou National Forest Reserve in Tanzania
Missouri Botanical Garden

Promoting Energy-Efficient Stoves for Sustainable Conservation of Rwanda’s Cyamudongo Forest, Phase Two
Association Rwandaise des Ecologistes

Strengthening the Capacity of District Multi-Stakeholder Teams for Sustainability in Conservation of the Malagarasi River System in Tanzania
Nyakitonto Youth for Development Tanzania

Threatened Mammal and Bird Species of Key Biodiversity Areas in the Central Highlands of Ethiopia: Biological Survey on Distribution and Conservation Status in Three CEPF Priority Key Biodiversity Areas (Aliyu-Amba, Ankober-Debresina and Guassa Plateau)
Bees for Development Ethiopia


Threatened Mammal and Bird Species of Key Biodiversity Areas in the Central Highlands of Ethiopia: Biological Survey on Distribution and Conservation Status in Three CEPF Priority Key Biodiversity Areas (Aliyu-Amba, Ankober-Debresina and Guassa Plateau)
University of Gondar

Updating Information on Trigger Species for Stapleford Forest Biodiversity Area in Zimbabwe
BirdLife Zimbabwe

Identify New Eastern Afromontane Key Biodiversity Areas (Ribáuè and Inago) and Update Priority Status of Mount Chiperone Key Biodiversity Area in Mozambique

Upgrade Biodiversity Importance Status of Dedza Forest Reserve Key Biodiversity Area in Malawi
Wildlife Action Group

Upgrade Biodiversity Importance Status of Sof Omar Key Biodiversity Area in Ethiopia
Botanic Gardens Conservation International

Upgrade Biodiversity Importance Status of Zomba Mountains Key Biodiversity Area in Malawi
National Herbarium and Botanic Gardens

Using Biodiversity Surveys, Website and Film to Promote the Value of the Kabobo Massif for Conservation Support in Democratic Republic of Congo
Museo delle Scienze di Trento (The Science Museum of Trento)

Strategic Direction 3. Initiate and support sustainable financing and related actions for the conservation of priority Key Biodiversity Areas and corridors.
Capacity-Building Workshops in Ethiopia for CEPF Grantees
ZESMAN Consultancy

Guinean Forests of West Africa

Strategic Direction 1. Empower local communities to engage in sustainable management of 40 priority sites and consolidate ecological connectivity at the landscape scale.
Centre d ’Etudes, Formation, Conseils et Audits
Strengthen Ivorian Cocoa Stakeholder Landscape Management Capacity to Foster Conservation

RSET – Associação Técnico-Científica para o Desenvolvimento
Participatory Management for Community-Based Avoided Deforestation in São Tomé Obô Natural Park

Society for the Conservation of Nature of Liberia
Communities as Environmental Stewards of the Largest Guinea Rainforest Block, Liberia

United Purpose
Integrated Mangrove Forest Management and Livelihoods in Nigeria


Strategic Direction 2. Mainstream biodiversity conservation into public policy and private sector practice in the nine conservation corridors, at local, sub-national and national levels.
Man and Nature
Demonstrate How Economic Development Can Boost Community-Based Trans-Border Conservation in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana

Rainforest Alliance, Inc.
Provide Technical Assistance to Strengthen Ivorian Cocoa Stakeholder Landscape Management Capacity to Foster Conservatio

Strategic Direction 3. Safeguard priority globally threatened species by identifying and addressing major threats and information gaps.
Fauna & Flora International
Developing Liberia’s Capacity for Effective Conservation of the Pygmy Hippopotamus

Implementing the Action Plan for the Critically Endangered Príncipe Thrush in São Tomé and Príncipe


International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
Identification and Validation of West African Freshwater Key Biodiversity Areas

Wildlife Conservation Society
Saving Cross River Gorillas From Extinction in Nigeria

Strategic Direction 4. Build the capacity of local civil society organizations, including indigenous people’s, women’s and youth groups, to conserve and manage globally important biodiversity.
Conservation Society of Sierra Leone
Planning and Partnership Consolidation for Biodiversity Conservation in the Western Area Peninsula Non-Hunting Forest National Park, Sierra Leone


Strategic Direction 4. Empower local communities to engage in conservation and management of priority Key Biodiversity Areas.
Biodiversity and Nature Conservation Association
Involving Communities in Myanmar’s Southern Tanintharyi Region in Conservation of Gurney’s Pitta

Centre for Plant Conservation
Enhancing the Role of Local Communities in Conserving Threatened Plant Species in Bat Dai Son, Ha Giang Province, Vietnam

Community Development Action
Using Community-Based Forestry Programs to Promote Conservation in Myanmar’s Moyingyi Watershed

Community Resource Improvement for Development
Strengthening Conservation of Beoung Rom Per Biodiversity Area to Improve Livelihoods of Taing Krasaing Community Members, Santuk District, Kampong Thom Province, Cambodia

Ecosystem Conservation and Community Development Initiative
Ecosystem Conservation and Community Development Around Inle Lake, Myanmar

Fauna & Flora International
Community-Based Fish Conservation in the Upper Ayeyarwady Basin, Myanmar

Participatory Gazettement of Key Biodiversity Areas for Primate Conservation in Myanmar

Transitioning to Sustainable and Equitable Protected Areas for Vietnam’s Primates

FISHBIO Lao Sole Co., Ltd.
Strengthening Community Co-Management of a Mekong River Fish Conservation Zone Network in Lao PDR

Strengthening Sustainable Community Management of Fish Conservation Zones for Endangered Probarbus Fishes at Kengmai Rapids, Lao PDR

Myanmar Bird and Nature Society
Identifying Priorities for Wetland Conservation in the Dry Zone, Upper Myanmar


Myanmar Environment Institute
Ecological Conservation and Community Development Around Alaungdaw Kathapha National Park, Myanmar

Myanmar Forest Association
Community-Based Conservation and Development in Khanti and Pyin Bu Nge Islands, Tanintharyi Region, Myanmar

People Resources and Conservation Foundation
Reinforced Community-Based Conservation Initiatives in the Lam Binh Landscape, Vietnam

Strengthen Co-Management Measures at Nam Xuan Lac Species and Habitat Conservation Area and Establish Forest Benefit-Sharing in Its Ban Thi Extension

Sansom Mlup Prey
Conservation Livelihoods in the Tonle Sap, Cambodia

Strategic Direction 6. Engage key actors in mainstreaming biodiversity, communities and livelihoods into development planning in the priority corridors.
East-West Management Institute, Inc.
Myanmar Biodiversity Open Data Network

Trans-Boundary Journalists and Communicators Association
Empowering Thai Journalists for Accountable Transboundary Investment – Phase 2

Strategic Direction 8. Strengthen the capacity of civil society to work on biodiversity, communities and livelihoods at regional, national, local and grassroots levels.
Bring the Elephant Home Foundation
Conservation Leadership Program in Thailand – Phase 2

Centre for Supporting Green Development
Developing and Implementing GreenHub’s Strategies and Plans for Conservation in Vietnam

Global Environmental Institute
Enhance Myanmar Nongovernmental Organizations’ Capability for Community-Based Conservation and Development


GreenViet Biodiversity Conservation Center
Emergency Actions to Protect the Endangered Red-Shanked Douc Langur and Its Habitat, Vietnam

Inn Chit Thu Social Development and Ecotourism Group
Building Capacity for Community-Based Tourism and Environmental Awareness-Raising at Myanmar’s Indawgyi Wildlife Sanctuary

Living River Association
Strengthening Local Communities and Networks for the Restoration and Protection of Fish Habitats in Thailand’s Lower Mun and

Mekong Rivers Mekong Community Institute Association
Strengthening a Women’s Network for Riverine Biodiversity Conservation in the Ing River Basin, Thailand – Phase 2

Ponlok Khmer
Establishing a Cambodian Buddhist Sangha Conservation Network to Safeguard Biodiversity

Sansom Mlup Prey
Growing More Than Just Rice: Enabling a Local Civil Society Organization in Cambodia to Increase Its Conservation Impact

Southeast Asia Development Program
Ongoing Support to Strengthen Financial Management of Cambodian Nongovernmental Organizations Working on Biodiversity, Communities and Livelihoods

Sympathy Hands Community Development Organization
Building the Capacity of Local Biodiversity Conservation Groups in Shan State, Myanmar

Vietnam National Park and Protected Area Association
Strengthening the Capacity of Vietnam National Park and Protected Area Association to Coordinate and Support Conservation in Vietnam’s Protected Areas

WahPlaw Wildlife Watch
Development of Community-Based Models for Biodiversity Conservation in Tanintharyi, Myanmar

Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Hunting for Solutions in Southwest China

Madagascar and Indian Ocean Islands

Strategic Direction 1. Empower local communities to protect and manage biodiversity in priority Key Biodiversity Areas
Anciens Etudiants en Didactique et Communication en Sciences/Action (AED/Action)
Developing Action Plans for Specific Species, Studying Promising Sectors for Biodiversity Conservation in Ambilalemaitso, Madagascar

Asity Madagascar
Prepare a Strategic Document for Sustainable Management of Natural Resources of Sites Managed by Asity Madagascar

Association RENIALA
Contribution to the Preservation of Habitats and Their Biological Components in Madagascar’s Baly Bay Protected Area Against the Impact of Bush Fires, and Building the Technical Capacity of Local Actors

Association TAFITA
Strengthen Community-Based Natural Resource Management by Developing Management Plan and Restoration in Madagascar

Association TANJONA
Contribution to the Mangrove Sustainable Management Through the Tourism Promotion of Madagascar’s Baly Bay National Park and Support for the Improvement of the Living Conditions of Basic Communities

Association Vehivavy TAMIA Mivoatse
Promoting the Sustainable Management of Natural Resources of the Protected Area Tsinjoriake, Madagascar

Centre National de Formation, d’Etudes et de Recherche en Environnement et Foresterie (CNFEREF)
Community Conservation in the Forest Concession of Kirindy, Madagascar

Development & Biodiversity Conservation Action for Madagascar
Reinforcing Community Organizations for Sustainable Management and Conservation of Biodiversity of Maevatanana-Ambato-Boeny Wetlands in Madagascar

Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Agronomiques (ESSA)
Agroecology, Ecological Restoration and Monitoring in Support of Community Conservation Forests Related to the Special Reserve of Beza Mahafaly (Ehazoara, Belambo-Jionono and Antarabory), Madagascar


Madagascar National Parks
Integrating Local Communities in Effective Fire Management in Kirindy Mitea National Park, Madagascar

Support the Development of a Large-Grant Proposal for CEPF for Fire Management of Kirindy Mitea National Park, Madagascar

Marine Conservation Society Seychelles
Enabling Protected Area Status for Grand Police on Mahé, Seychelles

Missouri Botanical Garden
Building a Harmonious Landscape in Ibity, Madagascar, with the Engagement of All Stakeholders

Vondrona Ivon’ny Fampandrosoana
Preserving the Endangered Species of Manjakatompo Ankaratra, Madagascar, Through Supporting Community-Based Ecosystem Management

Strategic Direction 2. Enable civil society to mainstream biodiversity and conservation into political and economic decision-making.
Blue Ventures Conservation
Strengthen Community-Based Natural Resource Management in Madagascar Through Health-Environment Partnerships

Botanic Gardens Conservation International
Assessing the Status of Madagascar’s Trees for the Effective Conservation of Key Biodiversity Areas and Protected Areas

Centre National de Recherches sur l’Environnement (CNRE)
Study and Inventory of the Hydrological Regime for Releasing the Ecosystem Services Provided by Biodiversity Dynamics of the Mangoky River in Madagascar

Centre of Economics and Ethics for Environment and Development in Madagascar (C3EDM)
Assessing Economic Value of Marine and Coastal Resources in the Extreme North of Madagascar

Conservation Centrée sur la Communauté
Filling Knowledge Gaps for Local Conservation of Marine Flagship Species in Three Key Biodiversity Areas, North Madagascar


FIVE Menabe
Multisectoral Mobilization to Save Menabe Antimena in Madagascar

Strengthen and Promote Small and Early-Stage Businesses with a Strong Positive Impact on Biodiversity Conservation in Madagascar

Plant Conservation Action Group
Developing Tools and Knowledge for Key Biodiversity Area Management and Delineation in Seychelles Using New IUCN International Standards for Better Natural Resource Governance

Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
Improving Biodiversity Knowledge and Conservation of Bongolava Key Biodiversity Area, Madagascar

Improving Biodiversity Knowledge and Conservation of Montagne des Francais Protected Area, Madagascar

Time and Tide Foundation
Reinforce Fisheries Management Through Conservation Research and Citizen Science in the Levens Archipelago, Madagascar

Wildlands Conservation Trust
Build Knowledge of Marine Biodiversity in Comoros Archipelago, and Improve Support and Action for Conservation

Strategic Direction 3. Strengthen civil society capacity at local and regional levels through training, exchanges and regional cooperation.
Association RENIALA
Dynamic Management of Mangroves in the Indian Ocean Islands

Durrell Conservation Training Ltd.
Developing Indian Ocean Capacity for Conservation Through Training and Exchange

Missouri Botanical Garden
Training Young Professionals in Madagascar on Tools for Identification and Monitoring of Natural Vegetation in a Permanent Plot

Mediterranean Basin

Strategic Direction 6. Provide strategic leadership and effective coordination of CEPF investment through a regional implementation team.
BirdLife International
Regional Implementation Team for the Mediterranean Basin Biodiversity Hotspot

US$250,000 Small Grants Mechanism for the Mediterranean Basin





Tropical Andes

Strategic Direction 1. Improve protection and management of 36 priority Key Biodiversity Areas to create and maintain local support for conservation and to mitigate key threats.
Asociación Peruana para la Conservacion de la Naturaleza (APECO)
Updating the Status of an Endemic Harlequin Frog in Peru

Conservation International Foundation
Identifying Conservation Priorities with Local Participation in Cotapata Key Biodiversity Area in Bolivia

Conservation International Foundation
Participatory Management Planning for Cotacachi-Cayapas Key Biodiversity Area in Ecuador

Nature and Culture International
Establishing Legal Protection of Carpish Montane Forest of the Carpish-Yanachaga Conservation Corridor in Peru – Phase 2


ONG Asociación Boliviana para la Investigación y Conservación de Ecosistemas Andino Amazónicos (ONG ACEAA)
Updating Cotapata National Park Management Plan Emphasizing Species Conservation in Bolivia

Practical Actions – Regional Office for Latin America
Strengthening Management and Protection of the San Jose de Lourdes Key Biodiversity Area in Peru to Safeguard Globally Threatened Birds – Phase 2

Strategic Direction 3. Promote local stakeholder engagement and the integration of social and environmental safeguards into infrastructure, mining and agriculture projects to mitigate potential threats to the Key Biodiversity Areas in the seven priority corridors.
Wildlife Conservation Society
Integrating Environmental Best Practices Into Mining Operations in the Madidi-Pilon Lajas, Cotapata Conservation Corridor of Bolivia


Strategic Direction 4. Promote and scale up opportunities to foster private sector approaches for biodiversity conservation to benefit priority Key Biodiversity Areas in the seven corridors.
Asociación para el Estudio y Conservación de las Aves Acuáticas en Colombia
Implementing Colombia’s Western Andes Birding Trail: Conservation and Community Development Opportunity

Strategic Direction 5. Safeguard globally threatened species.
Asociación para el Estudio y Conservación de las Aves Acuáticas en Colombia
Conserving Four Globally Endangered Birds of the Paraguas-Munchique Conservation Corridor of Colombia, Phase 2

Aves y Conservación – BirdLife en Ecuador
Participatory Conservation of the Critically Endangered Black-Breasted Puffleg in the Key Biodiversity Areas of Mindo (Pichincha Volcano) and Intag-Toisán in Ecuador


Strategic Direction 2. Improve management of sites (Key Biodiversity Areas) with and without official protection status.
Conservation International Foundation
Building Capacity for Management and Monitoring of Timor-Leste’s Protected Areas

Strategic Direction 3. Support sustainable natural resource management by communities in priority sites and corridors.
AMAN Maluku Utara
Using Indigenous Knowledge for Better Management of Fritu Islands in Indonesia


Rainforest Alliance, Inc.
Conserving the Biodiversity of Indonesia’s Danau Poso Through Sustainable Agriculture and Watershed Protection

Yayasan IDEP Selaras Alam
Sustainable Livelihood and Agroforestry Promotion in the Buffer Zone Surrounding Aketajawe-Lolobata National Park, North Maluku, Indonesia


Strategic Direction 4. Strengthen community-based action to protect marine species and sites.
Yayasan Alam Indonesia Lestari (LINI)
Community-Based Conservation and Coastal Resource Management in the Banggai Islands, Indonesia

Photo Credits

African buffalo (Syncerus caffer), Kenya. © Olivier Langrand
Black vulture (Coragyps atratus), Bolivia. © Olivier Langrand
A climate change resilience workshop participant, Burundi. © Resilience Now – Florence Gibert