Financing Protected Areas

Financing Protected Areas

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These guidelines explore financing options for protected areas and provide advice and information on sustainable financing. Both public and private financing is needed to ensure provision of the private and public goods and services which protected areas provide. A step-by-step process is given which protected area managers can use to create business and financial plans tailored to the needs and strengths of their protected area. Mechanisms are discussed for generating revenue flows from both public and private sources and an overview of potential grant-based sources of financing is given. It concludes with case studies demonstrating how protected area managers worldwide have developed cohesive funding strategies.It also offers reference library services and gives short courses on donor research and proposal writing, among other subjects. ... They have proved to be an effective mechanism for long-term financing of conservation activities, which often require many years of ... For example, the Bhutan trust fund has an endowment of more than US $27 million contributed by international donors, including theanbsp;...

Title:Financing Protected Areas
Author:IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas
Publisher:IUCN - 2000-01-01


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