World Bank, GEF Fund Transfrontier Conservation in Malawi and Zambia
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The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors has approved a US$4.82 million Global Environment Facility project for the cross-border management of biodiversity in Malawi and Zambia.

The project includes planning and management for the Nyika Transfrontier Conservation Area, as well as a focus on sustainable livelihoods in the area.

21 April 2011: The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved a US$4.82 million Global Environment Facility (GEF) Trust Fund Grant for the cross-border management of biodiversity in Malawi and Zambia.

The project aims to establish more effective cross-border management of biodiversity in the Nyika Transfrontier Conservation Area and to improve local livelihood systems in the area. The project includes planning and management for the conservation area, a focus on sustainable livelihoods and sustainable financing strategies. [World Bank Press Release]

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