Assessing the Importance of Ecotourism as a Development and Conservation Tool in the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica

Washington, DC, United States of America
$86,000
over 1 year
2009
Project Location: 
Costa Rica
Project Goals: 

To provide evidence-based research and policy recommendations on sustainable tourism development in the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica. The Center has conducted extensive research on business ownership patterns and monetary flows from tourism through local communities, will publish its research in along with its policy recommendations, and will present them in a series of public forums in Costa Rica and the U.S. for public and private sector audiences.

Historic Program Area: 
Environmental Policy
Project Director: 
Martha Honey
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