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Community Development and Applied Economics

ECOTICOS: MARCANDO HITOS/ ECOTICOS: SETTING MILESTONES

Applied Solutions Across Disciplines for the Sustainable Development of the Terraba-Sierpe Region of Costa Rica

September 2008 - September 2010

ECOTICOS FINAL EXECUTIVE SUMMARY is available HERE

RESULTS

LOCAL STAKEHOLDERS PROJECTS

Empowered local communities by engaging local stakeholders to outline twenty sustainable development proposals that, in a future second phase, will implement key aspects of the recently approved management plan.

To read these reports click here

LANDUSE ANALYSIS AND STAKEHOLDER INPUT:

Provided timely on the ground expertise that led to the approval of the Terraba Sierpe Management Plan (TSMP), an important regulatory victory bolstered by the ECOTICOS project team's socio-economical and environmental data from our Ecosystem Services Valuation and Multicriteria Analysis work.

To download our Ecosystem Services Valuation Reports click here

To download our Multicriteria Analysis Reports click here

GIS, WATER QUALITY AND HABITAT BASELINE

Created the most comprehensive compilation of habitat, water quality and fisheries database for this area. Compiled a historical land use Geographic Information System (GIS) database that spans from 1948 through 2005.

For a preview of our historical land use database analysis click here (dynamic PDF)

To download all of our GIS Data (50 GB or per individual layer) visit this directory

To download our Baseline Reports click here

Primary Contact:

Azur Moulaert

CDAE Research Associate

Email: azur.moulaert@uvm.edu

Click here for the full team

Last modified February 16 2011 09:27 AM

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