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3 day course

Economic Valuation Tools for Protected Areas Course Schedule

Day 1: Supply and Demand for Protected Area Values

  • 9:00am – 9:10am: Introduction to Workshop
  • 9:10am – 10:30am Economics Basics Consumer and Producer surplus
  • 10:30am – 11:00am —Coffee Break—
  • 11:00am – 12:30pm Impact of financing mechanisms, management
  • 12:30pm – 1:30pm —Lunch—
  • 1:30pm – 3:00pm Economic and environmental values, Valuation techniques and challenges Fund
  • 3:00pm – 3:30pm —Coffee Break—
  • 3:30pm – 5:00pm Valuation exercise in groups, Discussion
    Day 2: Economic Valuation Surveys
  • 9:00am – 10:30am Introduction to economic surveys
  • 10:30am – 11:00am —Coffee Break—
  • 11:00am – 12:30pm Survey Design
  • 12:30pm – 1:30pm —Lunch—
  • 1:30pm – 4:00pm Conduct surveys in field
  • 4:00pm – 5:00pm Discuss survey exercise
    Day 3: Protected Areas Financing and Policies
  • 9:00am – 10:30am Mechanisms for protected area revenue generation
  • 10:30am – 11:00am —Coffee Break—
  • 11:00am – 12:30pm Park financing challenges and examples
  • 12:30pm – 1:30pm —Lunch—
  • 1:30pm – 3:00pm Using economic data for policy and management
  • 3:00pm – 3:30pm —Coffee Break—
  • 3:30pm – 5:00pm Discussion: Economic research in the region