Strengthening Conservation in Private Lands from the Central Coastal Range of Venezuela
Strengthen the Conserved Areas of the Venezuelan Central Coastal Range, through the exchange of experiences and knowledge, providing management effectiveness workshops, the promotion of strategic alliances between managers of conserved areas and networking integration to establish mechanisms for Early Alerts to facilitate law enforcement and control by environmental authorities, as well as to promote the creation of other effective conservation initiatives and legal mechanisms that generate economic and social environmental benefits for local communities.
Update and expand the database of Conserved Areas (CAs) developed at the PA Laboratory of Simón Bolívar University. Implement a Rapid Assessment of PA Management Effectiveness in all of the CAs of major interest. Systematization of assessment and presentation of the results through workshops to foster alliances and exchange experiences and knowledge, with the purpose of establishing and consolidating a CA ?s network. After the network is consolidated, workshops will be developed together with local environmental authorities and stakeholders to recognize the role of CAs and to establish channels for the implementation of local Early Alert System of environmental illicities.