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Bolivia Country Profile: International Outlook for Privately Protected Areas

This country profile is part of a study entitled, "Myron, E., Fabiano, C., and Ahmed, H. International Outlook for Privately Protected Areas". International Land Conservation Network (a project of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy) - United Nations Development Programme, 2019.". The summary report provides an overview of the status of Privately Protected Areas in 30 countries throughout Latin America, Asia, the Pacific, and Sub-Saharan Africa. It summarizes the legal, policy, and institutional mechanisms used in these countries to establish and incentivize PPAs.

Mapas preliminares de estado de biodiversidad para su 6IN - Bolivia

Al comienzo del proceso de 6IN, se planteó el reto a las Partes del Convenio sobre la Diversidad Biológica a duplicar la cantidad de mapas utilizados desde su 5IN a su 6IN. ¿Está en camino de enfrentar este desafío? ¡Tenemos buenas noticias para usted! Al utilizar el UN Biodiversity Lab y los conjuntos de datos globales disponibles, creamos 18 mapas preliminares de estado de biodiversidad para su país. Los datos dentro de estos mapas pueden ayudarlo a informar sobre indicadores clave relacionados con las Metas de Aichi 5, 11, 12, 14 y 15.

State of Bird Conservation in Bolivia

Launched in early 2012, Estado de conservación de las Aves en Bolivia (State of bird conservation in Bolivia), produced by Asociación Armonía (Birdlife in Bolivia), provides a detailed assessment of the current status of the country’s avifauna. Bolivia is the sixth most bird-rich country in the world, boasting an impressive 1,422 bird species. The report examines the principal threats facing birds in the country and outlines what steps are needed to prevent further environmental degradation.

Power through Handicrafts: Supporting Rural Women in Bolivia

Summary: Conservation International (CI) supports the Women’s Club of New Horizons who began weaving jipijapa palm fronds into hats, baskets and other items to sell on the market when they realized the community’s agricultural production was not providing sufficient income.

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Sustainable Conservation Through Protected Area Based Enterprises In Bolivia And Guatemala

WCS will highlight experiences with PA-based enterprises working with local communities in Bolivia and Guatemala to help promote sustainable livelihoods and improve governance conditions. In Bolivia, WCS works in a suite of Protected Areas and indigenous territories to develop community-based natural resource management enterprises, ranging from chocolate cultivation to caiman harvesting and processing of skins. In Guatemala, WCS works with a community to sustainably harvest an understory palm frond known as xate.

Equator Initiative Case Study - Tsimané Mosetene Regional Council of Pilón Lajas

Tsimané Mosetene Regional Council of Pilón Lajas works in Bolivia’s Biosphere Reserve to conserve biodiversity and to protect the rights of the indigenous peoples within the Reserve. The Regional Council jointly manages the Reserve with Bolivia’s National Service of Protected Areas.

Equator Initiative Case Study - Chalalán Eco-lodge

Chalalán Eco-lodge serves as a model for community-based ecotourism in Bolivia, as an example of the effectiveness of this low-impact commercial activity in bringing benefits to local communities and in conserving vital biological diversity. Supported by the Inter-American Development Bank and Conservation International, who founded the initiative with grants totaling almost USD 1.5 million in 1994, the project has successfully demonstrated its long-term financial viability and high level of community ownership.

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