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Impacto de la regulación a la zafra de castaña en la cacería: El caso de la Reserva Manuripi en Bolivia

La Reserva Nacional de Vida Silvestre Amazónica Manuripi (RNVSAM) es el área protegida (AP) de mayor importancia en el Norte Amazónico de Bolivia. Uno de sus principales valores de conservación es la diversa y abundante fauna que alberga.

curso Herramientas Económicas para la Evaluación de Factibilidad y Diseño de Negocios Sustentables

Course Bolivia Photos Blog Durante el mes de noviembre, Conservation Strategy Fund (CSF), en colaboración con la Autoridad de Fiscalización y Control Social de Bosques y Tierra (ABT) y la Universidad Amazónica de Pando (UAP), desarrolló de manera exitosa la segunda versión del curso Herramientas Económicas para la Evaluación de Factibilidad y Diseño de Negocios Sustentables, correspondiente a la gestión 2016, en instalaciones del Hotel Cortez de la ciudad de Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia.Course Bolivia Photos Blog

Taller Internacional de CSF en Bolivia: Construcción de un Mecanismo de Acuerdos de Conservación

CSF llevó a cabo en Noviembre un Taller Internacional de Expertos en Incentivos Económicos y Pagos por Servicios Ambientales. El objetivo del taller fue presentar y discutir diferentes temas en torno al diseño e implementación de esquemas de incentivos, con el fin de proporcionar insumos y recomendaciones para la construcción de un Mecanismo de Acuerdos de Conservación que CSF está diseñando para el norte amazónico de Bolivia, en coordinación con Conservación Internacional. Las recomendaciones de los expertos fueron de mucha utilidad para definir puntos centrales del diseño del mecanismo.

São Luiz do Tapajós Dam Construction: Economic Impact and Analysis of Ecosystem Services’ Provision

CSF conducted a study on the economic impact that São Luiz do Tapajós could have had on local populations if its construction in the Brazilian Amazon had been approved.

We analyzed the loss of subsistence income and the impact on two ecosystem services: water quality reduction and the increase of CO2 equivalent emissions.

CSF Tajapós Dam impactsTraditional houses in the Tapajós riverside.

Economic impacts of the "São Luiz do Tapajós" dam’s construction: an analysis of ecosystem services’ provision

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You can learn more about this project by reading our blog posts on the  field trips, project progress, workshops and events, as well as local news related to the project region.

Economic Tools for Protected Area Tourism in Brazil

The four day training on Economic and Financial Feasibility of Supporting Services for Visitation of Conservation Units (Unidades de Conservação - UCs) was hold at the Biodiversity National Academy (ACADEBio), in Iperó, Brazil.

The course was attended by twenty-two members of the ICMBio from nine different states in Brazil who are responsible for protected areas management, three employees of the ACADEBio and one entrepreneur from the community-based tourism sector in the Amazon state.

The goal of the course was to give participants an understanding of how to use economic tools to make decisions about developing tourism activities and allocating resources in the UCs.

Economic tools training for mangrove ecosystems in Brazil

The five-day Economic Tools for Conservation of Mangroves in Protected Areas course was held at the Center for Research and Conservation of Northeast Marine Biodiversity (CEPENE), located in the city of Tamandaré, in Pernambuco state, in northeastern Brazil.

It was attended by twenty-five members of the Chico Mendes Institute for Conservation of Biodiversity (ICMBio), responsible for managing protected areas with mangroves from ten states in Brazil.

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