Through its support to organizations and communities in the developing and transitional countries of the biodiversity hotspots, CEPF empowered its grantees to implement conservation strategies in nine biodiversity hotspots during fiscal year 2018. The following charts show the progress made in each hotspot in terms of grant making.

Progress through 30 June 2018

Mediterranean Basin

US$10 million 2017–2022

Eastern Afromontane

US$12 million 2012–2019



US$15.8 million 2013–2020

East Melanesian Islands

US$9 million 2013–2021


Open Imagination

Note: For the Indo-Burma Hotspot, there are a total of 11 strategic directions, but donor partners outside of CEPF are addressing strategic directions 3, 5, 7, 9 and 10.

Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands

US$12.28 million 2015–2022

Tropical Andes

US$10 million 2015–2020



US$6.85 million 2014–2019


US$8 million 2016–2021


Guinean Forests of West Africa

US$9 million 2016–2021



Photo Credit

Dissotidendron lanatum - Mafinga Hills montane ecosystem © Gift Mwandila - WECSZ