Conservation Strategy Fund helps local conservationists use economic tools to find smart, efficient solutions to the most urgent environmental problems. Since its creation in 1998, CSF has conducted dozens of analysis projects in forests, rivers and coastal environments. Most of our work has focused in the tropics, where extraordinarily high levels of biological diversity are found. To maximize the reach and quality of our work, we involve leading experts and conservation organizations in all of our projects.
Fishery Opportunity Analyses in Latin America
As part of a generous grant from the Walton Family Foundation, CSF is conducting fishery opportunity analyses in three Latin American countries with important fishery sectors: Peru, Chile and Mexico. These analyses are designed to help CSF identify the best ways and geographies in which to grow our integrated marine and fisheries strategy, which helps to improve conservation decisions by incorporating sound economics into marine and fisheries management. Until now, CSF’s Oceans and Fish program has been focused on the Indo-Pacific region, but with this timely support, we are beginning to lay the groundwork to expand our marine program in Latin America, where CSF has a long-standing terrestrial presence.
HydroCalculator Tool Help
- How to use the HydroCalculator Tool
- Emissions Graphics
- Energy Mix Graphics
- Installed capacity
- Construction time
- Construction cost
- Transmission infrastructure cost
- Discount rate
- Key assumptions and how the HydroCalculator works
- Vegetation types & biomass
- Capacity used
- Compare impacts to other dams
- Wholesale price of energy
- How to estimate the number of displaced people
CSF Programa De Becas
Are you interested in doing a project with CSF?
We help NGOs and governments conduct economic analysis of important environmental issues, such as costs and benefits of infrastructure development and valuing protected areas and environmental services. If you have existing funding for economic analysis, or would like to explore creating a joint proposal, please contact us.