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Tropical Andes
Vilcabamba-Amboró Conservation Corridor
Strategic Direction 4.  Strengthen public awareness and environmental education
Conservation from the Schools: Networking and Partnerships in the Vilcabamba-Amboró Corridor. Phase One: Pilon Lajas, Madidi, and Apolobamba
Strengthen the role of educational units in conservation through the training of teachers, the development of school-based environmental programs that mobilize entire communities and the establishment of a network of cooperation and information exchange among educational units and teachers.
Amount $78,980
Grant Term 1/03-12/04
Grantee Instituto para la Conservación y la Investigación de la Biodiversidad
Project Documents - No final report is available for this project.
Related News and Products - In Focus, July 2005: Back to School - Change Takes Root in Rural Bolivia
Healthy Ecosystems, Healthy People: Linkages Between Biodiversity, Ecosystem Health and Human Health
Cover travel and full participation costs for individuals from the Atlantic Forest, Chocó-Darién-Western Ecuador, Guinean Forests of West Africa, Madagascar, Philippines, and Tropical Andes hotspots to attend the Healthy Ecosystems, Healthy People conference.
Amount $5,550
Grant Term 5/02-7/02
Grantee University of Western Ontario
This is a multiregional project covering six hotspots; the total grant amount is $27,200.
Project Documents - Final report (PDF)
Enhancing Public Awareness for Improved Management of the Machu Picchu Sanctuary and its Surrounding Environment
Conduct a comprehensive public awareness campaign about the sanctuary, including creation of a documentary film and development and distribution of press releases and media kits, a newsletter and radio and television spots.
Amount $56,298
Grant Term 2/02-4/03
Grantee Instituto Machu Picchu
Project Documents - Final report, Español (PDF)
Building Awareness of the Vilcabamba-Amboró Corridor in Peru and Bolivia
Stimulate and support good environmental reporting on the rich biodiversity of the Vilcabamba-Amboró Corridor in Peru and Bolivia and efforts to conserve it. Activities include workshops for print, radio and television journalists, development of a mechanism for information exchange and distribution of awards for conservation reporting.
Amount $48,449
Grant Term 11/01-12/04
Grantee International Center for Journalists
Project Documents - Final report (PDF)
Related News and Products - Biodiversity Reporting Award Web Site
- Learn more about this project in the Eco-Index
- Para aprender más sobre este proyecto, visite el Eco-Index
Developing and Implementing a Communication Strategy to Raise Awareness Among Key Audiences of the Importance of the Vilcabamba-Amboró Conservation Corridor
Develop and implement a communication strategy to strengthen awareness of the conservation corridor and its importance and ultimately create a broad constituency for its conservation.
Amount $449,754
Grant Term 1/01-6/04
Grantee Conservation International
Related News and Products - From CEPF E-News, May 2004: Andes Documentary Premieres Reach 3.7 Million Viewers
- In Focus, June 2002: Developing a Communications Strategy for the Vilcabamba-Amboró Corridor

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