The following table summarises the abilities required to implement and coordinate a successful, long-term community-based ecosystem services project.
Potential project coordinators should consider the following areas in terms of where they may require project development support or capacity-building.
|Administrative (and coordination)||
BioClimate (BioClimate Research & Development Ltd) practically assist organisations to develop ecosystem programmes and projects with rural communities. They transfer skills and knowledge to partners and work with them to create tools that make project development and management straightforward. BioClimate assist organisations throughout all stages of programme and project development, including the assessment and scoping of opportunities, preparation and planning, government engagement and support building, community engagement and capacity strengthening, technical development, the definition and implementation of project activities, and the establishment of mechanism for making payments to communities for ecosystem services.
BioClimate was established in 2002, although its founders have been involved since the mid-1990s in the developing community based ecosystem projects around the world using the Plan Vivo System.
To contact BioClimate regarding project development support, send an enquiry to firstname.lastname@example.org
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