To assess the opportunities for the development of new ecotourism schemes, their value and standards of sustainability. Partners and collaborators: Earlham Institute (UK), University of East Anglia (UK), Eden Project (UK), University of Sydney (Aus), Universidad Militar Nueva Granada (Col), Universidad Javeriana de Cali (Col), CDA (Col), WWF Colombia (Col), Natural National Parks (Col), Transforma (Col).
Impact So Far
Researchers are generating capacities with partners on biodiversity inventories building and on implement economic valuation and business models for ecotoursim case studies in strategic areas of high biodiversity (Ramsar sites, excombatant areas, natural national parks).
To develop a network of practitioners, implement selected case studies and generate policy recommendations for local and regional governmental agencies as well as to work with communities in high biodiversity regions to enable them to realise the socio-economic value of conserving wildlife.
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Socio economics of biodiversity
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