Financing Marine Protected Areas in Jamaica: An Exploratory Study

Financing Marine Protected Areas in Jamaica: An Exploratory Study

Primary Country: Jamaica
Ecosystem: marine park
Sample Value Estimates:
The aggregate CS of
  1. $189 million: cruise and
  2. $993 million: air visitors to Montego Bay National Park.
  3. $586 / person: The adjusted CS per person
  4. $739 / person / trip: the adjusted CS per person per trip
Region: Americas
Data source: World Resources Institute. 2011. "Coastal Capital Literature Review: Economic Valuation of Coastal and Marine Resources in Jamaica". Washington DC: World Resources Institute.

Publication information

Reid-Grant, K. Bhat, M. “Financing Marine Protected Areas in Jamaica: An Exploratory Study” Marine Policy, 2009

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