Community-led sustainable tourism in protected areas

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Community-led sustainable tourism in protected areas
Community-led sustainable tourism offerings based on gastronomy, handcrafts, culture and eco-tourism in protected areas
SectorMost major industry classification systems use sources of revenue as their basis for classifying companies into specific sectors, subsectors and industries. In order to group like companies based on their sustainability-related risks and opportunities, SASB created the Sustainable Industry Classification System® (SICS®) and the classification of sectors, subsectors and industries in the SDG Investor Platform is based on SICS.
Services
Hospitality and Recreation
Business Model Description

Community-led Inclusive sustainable tourism value chain models with international standards that operate in protected and high environmental value areas that generate income not only by hosting tourists but by offering local high-quality gastronomy, cultural experiences, and handicrafts to visitors.

Expected Impact

Promote tourism alternatives for communities in protected areas, while enhancing women's empowerment and the protection of natural resources.

Indicative ReturnDescribes the rate of growth an investment is expected to generate within the IOA. The indicative return is identified for the IOA by establishing its Internal Rate of Return (IRR), Return of Investment (ROI) or Gross Profit Margin (GPM).
> 25% (in IRR)
Investment TimeframeDescribes the time period in which the IOA will pay-back the invested resources. The estimate is based on asset expected lifetime as the IOA will start generating accumulated positive cash-flows.
Short Term (0–5 years)
Market SizeDescribes the value of potential addressable market of the IOA. The market size is identified for the IOA by establishing the value in USD, identifying the Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) or providing a numeric unit critical to the IOA.
> USD 1 billion
Direct ImpactDescribes the primary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
No Poverty (SDG 1)
Indirect ImpactDescribes the secondary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Reduced Inequalities (SDG 10) Gender Equality (SDG 5)
Sector Sources
  • 1) MIDEPLAN (2021). Estrategia Económica Territorial para una Economía Inclusiva y Descarbonizada 2020-2050 en Costa Rica 2) INAMU (2018). Política Nacional para la Igualdad Efectiva entre Mujeres y Hombres 2018-2030, PIEG 3) MCJ (2020). ESTRATEGIA COSTA RICA CREATIVA Y CULTURAL 2020-2030. Mesas sectoriales. 4) Asamblea Legislativa (1994). Ley 7440, Ley de Espectáculos Públicos, Materiales Audiovisuales e Impreso. 5) Asamblea Legislativa (1971). Ley 4788, Ley que Crea el Ministerio de Cultura, Juventud y Deportes 6) MCJ (2021). Fondo PROPYME del MICITT ofrece convocatoria para proyectos de economía creativa 7) ICT (2020). Distribución de los pisos de demanda Unidad de Planeamiento Turístico. 8) ICT (2020). Cantidad de visitas de residentes y no residentes a las áreas silvestres protegidas (ASP) por categoría de protección.
IOA Sources
  • 9) ICT(2020). Principales actividades realizadas por los turistas. Período 2017-2019 10) INEC (2021). Encuesta Continua de Empleo al primer trimestre de 2021 RESULTADOS GENERALES. 11) BCCR (2019). ​​​​​Cuenta Satélite de Turismo 2018 Y 2012. 12) BCCR (2019). Cuenta Satélite de Cultura. 13) MCJ (2021). ICT y MCJ lanzan seis guías de destinos turísticos del país para invitar a los viajeros a descubrir sus rincones 14) MCJ (2020). Banca para el Desarrollo y el MCJ establecen alianza para apoyar y fomentar emprendimientos artísticos y culturales. 15) PROCOMER (2021). PERÚ: DE LA PROMOCIÓN DE LA GASTRONOMÍA A LA INTERNACIONALIZACIÓN DE SUPERFOODS.