Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund

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Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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Founded 2000 (2000)

Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) is a global program that provides funding and technical assistance to non-governmental organizations and other private sector partners to protect critical ecosystems. They focus on biodiversity hotspots, the Earth's biologically richest yet most endangered areas. As of March 2013, CEPF has provided support to more than 1,800 civil society groups working locally to conserve hotspots in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. CEPF is a joint initiative of The Global Environment Facility, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Agence Française de Développement, Ministry of Finance, Government of Japan, the European Union, Conservation International and The World Bank.[1]


  1. ^ "About CEPF". CEPF. Retrieved 2013-06-14. 

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