Biodiversity conservation, vicuña health and local livelihoods in Apolobamba, Bolivia


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Ref: 26-021

Status: Current

Round:
25
Funding Scheme:
Main Project
Project Leader:
Project Partners:
Marka Cololo Copacabana de Antaquilla, Apolobamba protected area, Regional Association of Vicuña Managers of Apolobamba
Start Date:
01-04-19
End Date:
31-03-22
Funding:
£292,302.00
Regions:
South America
Biomes:
Dry lands, Temperate grassland
Threats To Biodiversity:
Land use change
Broad Approches:
Gender, Benefit sharing, Livelihoods, Poverty reduction, Sustainable use, Goods services
Specific Tools:
Nbsap, Protected areas, Monitoring, Traditional knowledge, Cepa, Research, Research training
Countries:
Bolivia
Conventions:
CBD CITES
Project Summary:
This project will improve pasture and peatland management in the Apolobamba protected area and the overlapping Marka Cololo de Antaquilla indigenous land to reduce threats to critical biodiversity habitat, improve the overall health of vicuña populations, and increase local capacity for fiber processing and marketing, thereby improving local livelihoods. Lessons learned will be shared with other vicuña herder organizations to promote biodiversity conservation and improve local livelihoods.


Documents:
Title: 26-021 App (edited)
Download: Application Form [pdf] 2019-09-26 00:00:00

Title: 26-021 HYR1- edited
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2020-08-25 00:00:00

Title: 26-021 AR1- edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2020-08-25 00:00:00

Title: 26-021 HYR2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2021-02-03 00:00:00