Call for application to the Asian Waterbird Conservation Fund

13/09/2010

The 'Asian Waterbird Conservation Fund' has been established to provide financial support to projects at site of importance for migratory waterbirds in the East Asia - Australasian Flyway.

Cathay Pacific placed an initial donation of HK$ 500,000 (approx. US$ 65,000) into the Fund which is administered by WWF Hong Kong. At present, the maximum amount that can be applied for each project shall not exceed US$ 4,000.

Eleven projects have been funded since the first round of application in June 2006. You may visit www.wwf.org.hk/en/reslib/resources/asianwaterbirdreport/ for details. There will be a single call for applications to the Fund each year with the deadline currently being 31 October 2010.

For application form and further information, please check www.wwf.org.hk/en/whatwedo/conservation/wetlands/flyway/ or contact the AWCF Administrator by e-mail awcf@wwf.org.hk.

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