Municipality of Vevcani

Vevcani Green

The main issue was the lack of finances and therefore the implementation of a management plan for the protected area. The solution was to introduce a concept for ecosystem services and identifying opportunities for designing incentive mechanisms for payment of ecosystem services, as one of the ways for ensuring financial sustainability and providing finance for protected areas. continuation. The establishment of the PES (Payment for Ecosystem Services) system and singling out sustainable tourism as the ecosystem service for which it is most feasible to design a payment scheme is the only way to unite all previous acitvities into one and give them a direction and a way to be self-sustainable.

Keywords:  Finances, management plan, Payment sheme, Protected area Developing sustainable tourism Destination Management Policy or Strategy, Community involvement in planning, Monitoring economic impacts

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