Valuing Marine Parks in a Developing Country: A Case Study of the Seychelles

Valuing Marine Parks in a Developing Country: A Case Study of the Seychelles

Primary Country: Seychelles
Ecosystem: coral reef
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $12.20 / person / visit : mean WTP per visit a Marine National Park in the Seychelles
  2. $488,000 / year: estimated potential annual economic revenues from a $12.20 fee
  3. 21.21 USD/ha/yr: Values shown were provided by partner databases. ESVD values are from a derived data set. This value point is for Tourism
Methodology: contingent valuation
Region: Africa
Data source: Primary; ESVD

Publication information

Mathieu, L. Langford, I.Kenyon, W “Valuing Marine Parks in a Developing Country: A Case Study of the Seychelles” Environment and Development Economics 8(2): 373-390., 2003

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