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Posted on April 18, 2016
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StoryMap: Looking Back on the 2015 Small Grants Fund

Posted on April 18, 2016
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By Liz Cole

The Small Grants Fund empowers civil society groups to improve forest monitoring using Global Forest Watch, and each year brings a new round of exciting, innovative projects. Let’s take a look at what the 2015 recipients achieved! Click here to launch the StoryMap.


BANNER PHOTO: Photo by FUNDEPS.


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