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Improving eco-tourism in Bethlehem and Jericho district (Palestinian authority)

Palestinian authority

Titre : Improving eco-tourism in Bethlehem and Jericho district (Palestinian authority)

Pays : Palestinian authority

Numéro projet : PAL/03/40

Domaine : Biodiversity

Durée : 7/2003 – 4/2004

Bénéficiaire : Palestinain Wild Life Society//West Bank

Capacity building and public awareness project to protect the native biodiversity resources (fauna and flora) by reducing the threats and damage of the random touristy activities at selected hotspots in the three locations in Bethelehem- Dair Mar Saba and Irtas village-and Jericho district. The project will also bring the concept of eco-tourism to the awareness of the tourist industry, educational schems in particular and the community in general through conducting traininag for tourist guides and launching awareness campaigns. Disseminating the concept of eco-tourism between the community, officials and NGOs to promote biodiversity conservation through raising public awareness and building capacities targeting three groups of beneficiaries ; tourist guides, tourist police, and heads of sections of informal education. Producing educational bilingual book of 148 pages in 2000-copy and documentary film of 20-25 minutes in 500-copy addressing biodiversity characteristic on three selected localities mentioned earlier.

Financement :
Grant Amount (GEF) : US$ 21,630.00
Co-Financing Cash : US$ 17,220.00

GEF Small Grants Programme

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