Parks and progress : protected areas and economic development in Latin America and the Caribbean

Valerie Barzettti

Parks and progress : protected areas and economic development in Latin America and the Caribbean Photo: WPC

This work stems from the Inter-American Development Bank’s support to Latin American and Caribbean participation in the IVth World Parks Congress. The region’s experts who contributed to the Congress workshops focused on four specific areas: expanding the system of protected area wildlands, economic and ecological valuation of protected areas, financing the protected wildlands systems, and investment opportunities in protected areas. Extensively illustrated, this book explores a wealth of ideas proposed for improved management of protected areas to better contribute to sustainable economic development.

Work area: 
Protected Areas
Protected Areas
Protected Areas
Economics
Protected Areas
Location: 
North America
South America
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