Valuation of Intangible Resources

Natural areas are often defined by intangibles with uncertain market value, such as clean water, fresh air, carbon sequestration and diversity of life. Such intangibles can be experienced directly by visitors, and this is the basis of nature tourism and a key aspect of ecotourism. ESS advises on how to conserve such intangibles and transform them into tangible revenues, such as by means of tourism (e.g. ecotourism), with due consideration of cultural sensitivities.

Assessment of Business Baseline and
Exploration of Business Options for Galibi Nature Reserve and Brownsberg Nature Park (Suriname)
2015World Wildlife Fund Guianas (WWF Guianas)
Development of a Bussiness plan for the Central Suriname Nature Reserve (CSNR)2010Government of Suriname, Ministry of Physical Planning, Land and Forest Management (RGB)