Protecting the nature we all rely on for food, fresh water and livelihoods


Effectively mainstreaming biodiversity conservation into government policy and private sector practice: piloting sustainability models to take the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) to scale

Objective: To demonstrate innovative tools, methodologies and investments, and build related capacities, through which civil society in three pilot biodiversity hotspots (in partnership with local and national public and private sectors) can cost-effectively conserve biodiversity and progress towards long-term institutional sustainability, and to replicate demonstrated approaches in nine additional hotspots.

GEF Project ID: 5735

Countries: Global

Focal Area: Biodiversity

Approval Date: 4/1/2014

Project Status: Under Implementation

Period: GEF-5

Executing Agency: Critical Ecosystems Partnership Fund (CEPF)

GEF Total Grant: US$10,900,000

Cofinancing Total: US$84,500,000

Contact Information: Free de Koning

Project Website: | GEF-Secretariat Project Link

Lake and palm swamps on the upper Peruaçu River in northern Minas Gerais, Brazil.
© Guilherme B. Ferreira

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