Valuing Recreational Benefits of Coral Reefs: The Case of Mombasa Marine National Park and Reserve, Kenya

Valuing Recreational Benefits of Coral Reefs: The Case of Mombasa Marine National Park and Reserve, Kenya

Primary Country: Kenya
Ecosystem: marine park
Sample Value Estimates:
Average WTP to enter Mombasa Marine National Park and Reserve (MMNPR), extra fee -
  1. $2.2: by citizens,
  2. $8: by visitors;
  3. $261,932: aggregated value using WTP bids over the number of vistors in 2006-2007
Methodology: Contingent Valuation
Region: Africa
Data source: NOEP

Publication information

Ransom, Kevin P. Mangi, Stephen C. “Valuing Recreational Benefits of Coral Reefs: The Case of Mombasa Marine National Park and Reserve, Kenya” Environmental Management, 2010

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