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Guidelines for Financing Protected Areas in East Asia

Andrea Athanas, Frank Vorhies, Fernando Ghersi, Peter Shadie and John Shultis

This report advocates a "business approach" to protected area management, entailing the identification of consumer groups obtaining goods and services from protected areas, and attempting to capture a fair return from these groups. Direct and indirect benefits are derived from protected areas. They also supply private and public goods. There is a crucial relationship between the type of benefit provided, the consumer groups involved and the type of financial mechanism that can be utilised.

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