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Disseminating and Implementing Legal Tools for Conservation in the Private Sector in the Vilcabamba-Amboró Corridor, Phase II
Implement legal tools for the creation of private conservation concessions on the Peruvian side of the Vilcabamba – Amboró Corridor with a goal of creating between six to 10 new conservation areas with CEPF funding, all targeted in strategic areas for creating connectivity among other existing protected areas.
Comparing Methodologies for Improved Protected Area Evaluation in the Vilcabamba-Amboró Corridor
Prepare and publish seven park profiles, including carrying out final fieldwork in Amboró, Carrasco, and Isiboro Secure national parks and developing key partnerships within the region.
Updating and Republication of Manual of Legal Tools for Private Conservation in Perú
Revise and publish an additional 1,000 copies of the Manual of Legal Tools for Private Conservation in Peru produced through a previous CEPF-supported project to disseminate and implement legal tools for conservation in the Vilcabamba-Amboró biodiversity conservation corridor.
Disseminating and Implementing Legal Tools for Conservation in the Private Sector in the Vilcabamba-Amboró Corridor
Promote the use of conservation instruments such as conservation concessions, private reserve establishment and concessions for environmental services for land protection on the Peruvian side of the Vilcabamba-Amboró Corridor as a complement to current government-sponsored conservation initiatives. Activities include an outreach campaign to the nongovernmental sector on Peru's new legislation that underpins such instruments, training for government officials on processing applications and publication of a guide on applying for conservation instruments.
Restoration and Sustainable Management of Forest Resources in the Mining Zone of Tipuani, Bolivia
Work with a local mining cooperative and municipality to develop a pilot project in ecological restoration following the closure of small-scale gold mines in the buffer zone of Apolobamba National Park.
Evaluating Threats in the Vilcabamba-Amboró Corridor
Together with relevant actors, undertake a corridor-wide assessment to identify human-induced threats to biodiversity and develop and propose strategies to eliminate or mitigate their impact.