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PRIORITY PLACE

EAST AFRICA

COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT

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WE’RE HELPING LOCAL PEOPLE TO BE HEARD SO THAT THEY CAN INFLUENCE DECISIONS THAT AFFECT THEIR ENVIRONMENT AND ITS NATURAL RESOURCES, AND SUPPORTING COMMUNITY CONSERVATION

BACKING LOCAL BUSINESSES WE’RE SUPPORTING LOCAL PEOPLE TO REDUCE THEIR DEPENDENCY ON NATURAL RESOURCES BY DIVERSIFYING THEIR LIVELIHOODS THROUGH SUPPORT TO SMALL-SCALE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

PROTECTING WILDLIFE AND TACKLING POACHING

SUSTAINABLE FISHING

WE’RE HELPING TO TRAIN AND EQUIP RANGERS TO TACKLE POACHING, AND WORKING TO MITIGATE THE IMPACTS OF HUMAN-WILDLIFE CONFLICT, INCLUDING THE LOSS OF LOCAL PEOPLE’S CROPS AND LIVESTOCK

WE’RE WORKING TO MAKE FISHING MORE SUSTAINABLE, PROMOTING MSC CERTIFICATION AND REDUCING THE BYCATCH OF SPECIES SUCH AS TURTLES IN FISHING GEAR


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