Diversifying finance mechanisms for protected areas capitalizing on untapped revenues

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Protected areas' financial sustainability is critical for improving their effectiveness in conserving biodiversity. This paper aims to estimate visitors'willingness to pay (WTP) higher entry fees to access the Annapurna Conservation Area (ACA) in Nepal, determine variables influencing their WTP decisions, and explore strategies for diversifying ACA's finance mechanisms. 

Diversifying finance mechanisms for protected areas capitalizing on untapped revenues - Nabin Baral, Anal Dhungana, Forest Policy and Economics, 13 January 2014

Collection/Topic
Guidelines
Sector
Protected Areas
Recreation and Tourism
Region
Asia
Country
Nepal
Year Published
2014