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Integrated Conservation in Northern Keiskammahoek (South Africa)

Afrique du Sud

CEPF - Protection de la biodiversité par l’autonomisation des personnes

Titre : Integrated Conservation in Northern Keiskammahoek (South Africa)

Pays /Région : Afrique du Sud

Durée : May 2012 - Jun 2014

The project will vest "ownership" of land within the Cata/Mnayameni communities to promote better land management and, ultimately, potential eco-tourism. The project includes : (1) participatory planning of land with high conservation value, resulting in conservation agreements covering 2,000 hectares and the leveraging of ZAR 5 million ; (2) development of payment for ecosystem services framework put before Eastern Cape Provincial Government ; (3) 250 hectares of land cleared of alien vegetation, 20 hectares of vulnerable landscape restored, and implementation of a monitoring system to track the impact of these actions on water quality and quantity flowing into two reservoirs ; and (4) development and implementation of plans related to four endangered species ; that is, study of species locations, tracking of species, and promotion of tourist-oriented guided walks around the species/habitat.

Bénéficiaire : Border Rural Committee

Financement : US$92,880

Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF)

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