Monkey River Special Development Area Stann Creek District, Belize

Meerman, Jan C. and Boomsma, Trijntje (1995) Monkey River Special Development Area Stann Creek District, Belize. Technical Report.

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    In 1991, in attempt to revitalize the village, community leaders proposed to the Government of Belize that the area around Monkey River be declared a Natural Resources declared a 6700 ha (16,800 acre) Special Development Area (SDA) at Monkey River, which in 1993 was expanded (map 1). in 1994, Belize Enterprise for Sustained Technology (B.E.S.T.) submitted a proposal for a "Program of Eco-Tourism Development and Conservation Area Management for the village of Monkey River' to the Conservation Development Fund of the NARMAP project. One of the project objectives was the implementation of a Bio-diversity project. ON 3rd July, 1995. Belize Tropical Forest Studies was subcontracted to carry out the Biodiversity study in the Monkey River SDA. Fieldwork for the study started on July 28, 1995 and lasted through the month of August 1995. The resulting report was submitted to B.E.S.T. on September 16, 1995. The Current report is a Slightly condensed version of this report to B.E.S.T.., minus the recommendations

    Item Type: Technical Reports (Technical Report)
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      Publisher: Belize Tropical Forest Studies
      Subjects: (F) People and the Environment > (FB) Resource Use
      (H) Protected Areas > (HG) Nature Reserve
      Publication Sources: (1) Environmental Research Institute
      Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2018 11:44
      Last Modified: 30 Jan 2018 11:44

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