Sustainable Conservation Through Multiuse Management of Anchunad and Adjoining Landscape

An effective multiple use management framework for conserving biodiversity in the mountain landscape of the Western Ghats. 

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India High Range Mountain Landscape Project is a partnership between the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of Kerala and United Nations Development Programme with the support from the Global Environment Facility. The project aims at developing an effective multiple use management framework for conserving biodiversity in the mountain landscape of the Western Ghats. 

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  This project aims to

  • Effective governance framework for multiple - use mountain landscape
  • Secure the ecological integrity of the Munnar landscape
  • Strengthen the capacities for community-based sustainable use and management of resources
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Achievements

  • 1,200 community members engaged to revive traditional agricultural practices and undertake seed conservation.
  • Online and offline market linkage platforms provided to 1,000 farmers for improved incomes.
  • Green Innovation Fund launched with Kerala StartUp Mission to support green entrepreneurs.
  • Eco-restoration plans implemented to restore 160 hectares of degraded ecosystems.
  • Trained 100 women and youth in community-based tourism activities

Status:

Completed

Project start date:

May 2014

Estimated end date:

March 2022

Focus area:

  • eradicate poverty in all its forms and dimensions
  • Project office:

    UNDP in India

    Implementing partner:

    United Nations Development Programme

    Full project information  

    Funding Support by

    Donor name

  • Global Environment Fund Truste
  • Amount contributed

    $6,252,359

    Delivery in previous fiscal year

    2022 $114,101

    2021 $1,449,372

    2020 $643,867

    2019 $471,965

    2018 $294,500

    2017 $61,641

    2016 $33,034

    2015 $396,619

    2014 $446,872

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