Mainstreaming biodiversity conservation in the tourism sector of the protected areas and strategic ecosystems of San Andres, Old Providence and Santa Catalina islands

Brief Description:
To promote biodiversity conservation mainstreaming in the tourism sector of the Protected Areas and strategic ecosystems of San Andres, Old Providence and Santa Catalina islands through the design and implementation of participatory governance models, effective policies and biodiversity friendly tourism products, with four components. Component 1 focus on Planning and Institutional Framework for a biodiversity focused tourism sector, component 2 on the management of tourism impacts, component 3 will work on biodiversity mainstreaming in innovative coastal and marine local tourism development in the MPA, while component 4 focused on monitoring and evaluation, awareness raising and knowledge management.

Promover la transversalización de la conservación de la biodiversidad en el sector turístico de las MPAs y ecosistemas estratégicos de las islas San Andrés, Old Providence y Santa Catalina a través del diseño e implementación de modelos de gobernanza participativa, políticas efectivas y productos turísticos amigables con la biodiversidad, con cuatro componentes. El componente 1 se centra en la planificación y el marco institucional para un sector turístico centrado en la diversidad biológica, el componente 2 en la gestión de los impactos del turismo, el componente 3 trabajará en la integración de la diversidad biológica en el desarrollo innovador del turismo local costero y marino en el AMP, mientras que el componente 4 se centrará en el seguimiento y la evaluación , sensibilización y gestión del conocimiento.
Lead Organization : CORALINA
Donor: GEF
Project ID: 10578
Geographic Scope: National
Project Status: Ongoing
   Last Update: 06/01/2021

Start Date: 2020-01-07
End Date: 2023-01-12
Project Profile Manager: Arne Briton
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Partners: CI Colombia
Grant (USD): $2,652,294.00
Total co-financing (USD): $0.00
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