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137 sustainable coastal_development_final

  1. 1. PRETOMA: getting big coastaltourism and small artisanalfishing to prosper—together
  2. 2. CONTENTS:• The problem: coastal fisheriesand development efforts• The solution: sustainabledevelopment model• Case study and future steps
  3. 3. The state of ourfisheries
  4. 4. Socioeconomic Context•170 million fishers worldwide•520 million people depend on the fishingsector for their economic livelihoods•7.9% of the world’s population depends in someway on the fishing industry(FAO, 2009)
  5. 5. 19609.9 Kg / person200016.4 Kg / person(FAO, 2007)
  6. 6. Fishing trends in Costa Ricareflect those worldwide•2001 = 25,000 ton•2007 = 16,000 ton(INCOPESCA, 2008)
  7. 7. (INCOPESCA, 2006)TonsYearShrimp Catch 1985-2005
  8. 8. Problem• Unsustainable coastal fishing• Coastal development strategies• Absence of local markets
  9. 9. SustainableProductionResponsibleConsumptionLocalMarketsSustainableCoastalDevelopmentFisherfolkbuy-inMPACo managementProfitsLegislationScientificResearchEducationSustainableextractionProductcertificationSMEMarketing/public relationsDirect sales tohotels,restaurantsSocio-economicdevelopmentCoastal resourceconservationSolution: sustainable development model for coastal communities
  10. 10. Case Study: Costa Rica
  11. 11. Project Site
  12. 12. SustainableProduction
  13. 13. Local MarketsPrice per Kg in San Jose:12 dollarsFishers’ earnings per Kg:3 dollars• 783,553 tourists visit Costa Rica’s NorthernPacific coast (ICT, 2009)LocalMarkets
  14. 14. www.hotelpuntaislita.comResponsibleConsumption
  15. 15. Marine Protected Area Creation
  16. 16. What’s needed to make the SolutionBIG…• Financial capital for SMEs• Identification and Replication madepossible through increased stakeholderbuy-in:1. Fishing communities2. Travelers3. Hotels4. Governments5. NGOs6. Funders
  17. 17. Thank you to the project’s supporters:For more information: andy@pretoma.org

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