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Tropical Andes
Vilcabamba-Amboró Conservation Corridor
Strategic Direction 6.  Establish an electronic information exchange and coordinated information and data-gathering mechanism
Implementing Basic Infrastructure for Local Area Networks (LAN), Internal Telephone Communications, and a WAN Network between the National Herbarium of Bolivia and the Bolivian Fauna Collection
Install a computer and telephone network connecting the National Herbarium of Bolivia and the Bolivian Fauna Collection as part of the first phase in a larger effort to interconnect all of the branches of the Instituto de Ecología.
Amount $9,831
Grant Term 6/04-4/05
Grantee Fundación para el Desarrollo de la Ecología
Project Documents - Final report, Español (PDF, 21 KB)
The Vilcabamba-Amboró Corridor Biodiversity Information Management System: A Collaborative Internet Resource for Scientists, Educators and Conservation Managers
Create a mechanism for information sharing across the Vilcabamba-Amboró corridor, making relevant information available on projects, activities and monitoring indicators for biodiversity conservation. The project will also help build capacity of the organizations involved and help build alliances among all those working in the corridor.
Amount $195,178
Grant Term 1/04-12/06
Grantee Asociación Peruana para la Conservación de la Naturaleza ($50,059 grant), Fundación Amigos de la Naturaleza ($47,350 grant), Fundación para el Desarrollo Agrario ($47,769 grant), Fundación San Marcos para el Desarrollo de la Ciencia y la Cultura ($50,000 grant)
Related News and Products - Corredor de Conservación Vilcabamba-Amboró Web site
Using the Eco-Index to Allow Organizations Working in Neotropical Hotspots to Share Experiences and Glean Lessons from Colleagues
Facilitate the exchange of information about experiences, challenges and best practices developed through various conservation projects throughout Central and South America, including CEPF-funded projects in the Atlantic Forest, Chocó-Darién-Western Ecuador, Mesoamerica, and Tropical Andes hotspots. Project goals, experiences and information will be disseminated through the Eco-Index in English, Spanish, and where relevant, Portuguese.
Amount $47,336
Grant Term 10/02-3/04
Grantee Rainforest Alliance
This is a multiregional project covering four hotspots; the total grant amount is $189,727.
Project Documents - Final report (PDF)
Related News and Products - April 2004: Get Them Talking: Conservation Dialogues for Southern Mesoamerican Corridor NGOs English / Español
- From CEPF E-News, November 2003: Rainforest Alliance Launches Expanded Eco-Index English / Español
- From CEPF E-News, November 2002: Rainforest Alliance to Expand Virtual Conservation Resource in Neotropics
- Learn more about this project in the Eco-Index
- Aprenda mais sobre este projeto no Eco-Index
Monitoring Conservation Outcomes in the Vilcabamba-Amboró Corridor
Organize and generate data to develop predictive models that show the spatial distribution of major habitat types in the region and indicate how future development will impact biodiversity. Using these tools, identify critical habitats as priorities, develop monitoring frameworks and assist conservation managers to effectively mitigate the negative impacts of future development on biodiversity.
Amount $355,196
Grant Term 9/02-10/06
Grantee Amigos del Museo de Historia Natural Noel Kempff Mercado
Project Documents - Final report, Español (PDF 89.8 KB)
Related News and Products - Learn more about this project in the Eco-Index
- Para aprender más sobre este proyecto, visite el Eco-Index

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