The Southern Coastal Cardamoms Project

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Working with Wildlife Alliance and the Government of Cambodia to harness ecotourism financing for sustainable development and ecosystem protection in SW Cambodia. Talk given by Katie Matlack, Analyst for ICE BV.

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The Southern Coastal Cardamoms Project

  1. 1. Katie Matlack, Analyst International Consultancy Europe BV <ul><ul><li>Providing a full range of services for renewable energy, energy efficiency, energy consultancy, and biodiversity conservation projects across Asia and the world. </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. The Southern Coastal Cardamoms Project Working with Wildlife Alliance and the Government of Cambodia to harness ecotourism financing for sustainable development and ecosystem protection in SW Cambodia.
  3. 3. Cambodia and Southeast Thailand You are here! <ul><ul><li>600,000 ha project area </li></ul></ul>Bangkok
  4. 4. <ul><li>(photo of hornbill) </li></ul>
  5. 7. Haiti/Dominican Republic border area (2001) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio Costs Of Mismanagement
  6. 8. <ul><li>To effectively protect what needs protecting, and to promote sustainable development when development occurs, </li></ul><ul><li>by </li></ul><ul><li>bringing ecotourism to the SCC </li></ul><ul><li>promoting sustainable development </li></ul><ul><li>creating jobs, and </li></ul><ul><li>conserving biodiversity, </li></ul><ul><li>through </li></ul><ul><li>tourism and PES financing. </li></ul>SCC Project Vision
  7. 9. <ul><ul><li>1. Forest Protection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2. Alternative Livelihoods </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3. Ecotourism Development </li></ul></ul>Project Activities
  8. 10. SCC Team <ul><li>1 Wildlife Alliance - Main partner NGO to lead forest protection and agriculture activities </li></ul><ul><li>2 ICE BV - Project manager, financial transaction advisor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>* Prof. Pieter Van Beukering - PES advisor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>* Prof. Phil Dearden - Conservation advisor </li></ul></ul><ul><li>3 Jetwing Ecoholidays Ltd. Tourism operator </li></ul><ul><li>4 Selin Maner - Architect </li></ul><ul><li>5 External consultants </li></ul>
  9. 11. Cambodia’s forests are 65% gone Forest Protection
  10. 12.   Alternative Livelihoods During the Khmer Rouge regime, farmers’ plows were taken away , giving them no alternative to subsistence livelihoods based on slash-and-burn
  11. 13. Sustainable Tourism In 2010 Cambodia expects to see 3 million foreign travelers
  12. 14. SCC Team <ul><li>1 Wildlife Alliance - Main partner NGO to lead forest protection and agriculture activities </li></ul><ul><li>2 ICE BV - Project manager, financial transaction advisor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>* Prof. Pieter Van Beukering - PES Advisor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>* Prof. Phil Dearden - Conservation Advisor </li></ul></ul><ul><li>3 Jetwing Ecoholidays Ltd. Tourism Operator </li></ul><ul><li>4 Selin Maner - Architect </li></ul><ul><li>5 External consultants </li></ul>
  13. 15. WA CI FA MOE FFI Key Project Stakeholders
  14. 16. Wildlife Alliance
  15. 17. Financing <ul><ul><li>Investment/operating budget (USD 30 M) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Barbara Delano Foundation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tourism Fees </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Carbon finance </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>PES </li></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 18. Opportunities To Get Involved <ul><ul><li>Engineering expertise in renewable energy/water systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tourism activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Green supply chain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2010 family vacation? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial, technical development partners </li></ul></ul>
  17. 19. Katie Matlack, Analyst [email_address] International Consultancy Europe BV www.icebv.net

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