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Building a Framework for Sustainable Tourism in Key Biodiversity Areas in the Dominican Republic and Jamaica: The Caribbean Birding Trail
Grantee Name: 
Society for the Conservation and Study of Caribbean Birds
HOTSPOT
Caribbean Islands
AMOUNT
US$62,750
DATES
Apr 2012
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Apr 2013
KEYWORDS
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Caribbean Islands
AMOUNT
US$62,750
DATES
Apr 2012
-
Apr 2013
KEYWORDS

Conduct a participatory feasibility assessment for developing sustainable nature tourism, in particular, the Caribbean Birding Trail (CBT), in five key biodiversity areas including Cockpit Country and Portland Ridge and Bight in Jamaica and Valle Nuevo, Sierra de Bahoruco and Bahoruco Oriental in the Dominican Republic. The grant supports stakeholder workshops, consultations and feasibility assessments for each of the five sites; creation and enhancement of sustainable tourism networks; and development of a draft Operational Plan for the CBT that includes strategies for interpretation, marketing and funding.

Strategic Direction: 2 Integrate biodiversity conservation into landscape and development planning and implementation in six conservation corridors