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The Protected Areas Benefits Assessment Tool + (PA-BAT+) aims to collate and assess information about the overall benefits from conservation and protection in protected areas and other area-based conservation sites. It has three main goals:

  • Identify and inform sustainable funding mechanisms
  • Help managers and stakeholders consider the variety of protected area benefits and improve management processes and sustainable use
  • Build awareness of the wider benefits of protected areas amongst local communities, managers, etc.

This technical guidance focuses on the use of the tool to collate and assess local stakeholders’ perceptions of these benefits and the flow of these benefits to stakeholders. This is based around an implementation process which relies on consensus-building as a way of developing discussion around a topic, encouraging stakeholders to understand different opinions and to debate the assessment.

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