Guyana Protected Areas System - phase III

Guyana
KfW, 2018 - 2022
Contract value: 1,455,000 EUR

After the GFA supported implementation of GPAS phase I and II since 2005, the third project phase contributes mainly to biodiversity conservation within prioritized ecosystems of Guyana.

Main results of the project encompass:

  • Development of ecotourism and protection infrastructure for Kaieteur National Park as well as Shell Beach and Kanuku Mountains Protected Areas;
  • provision of equipment for local offices of the Protected Area Commissions;
  • consolidation of small grants projects in villages in and around protected areas, including livelihood measurements leading to sustainable natural resource use and improved living conditions of the local population;
  • capacity development for protected area agency staff and practitioners of related institutes, focus on enhancing professional development and networking;
  • capacity development enabling local people living in and around protected areas to develop and use additional competences.

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Protected Area Management

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