Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund(CEPF)


Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund was established in 2000 in order to support the regional activities in the biodiversity hotspots of the developing and newly developing countries. By working with governmental partners, it is directly providing funds to the civil society organizations. The funds are distributed based on the funding strategy developed by the multi-stake-holders. It is aiming to enhance the effectiveness of the fund by building partnership among the civil society organizations and its network.

Points about the partnership

The funds sets the Regional Implementation Team and select NGO members. The selected NGO plays the strategic leadership role in each program run at the hotspots.


Through multi-stakeholder partnership/cooperation




Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF)


Depends on the project. Governments, NGOs, private sectors, individuals, etc.