17. DESIGNING INTERPRETATIVE TRAILS AT DIRIÁ NATIONAL PARK
(USD) – total:
First Phase Needs
+ 150 homes)
Type of Project
Philanthropy Impact investment
Cooperatives, Community Associations (ADIs)
10 communities and 500 homes
WHAT DOES THIS PROJECT DO?
This project designs and implements a network of mandatory, cautionary, regulatory, informative and interpretative signs on three hiking trails and one biking trail in Diría National Park, with a speci c focus on awareness raising on biodiversity (conspicuous wildlife, plants, ecosystems), ecosystem services, climate change, local culture, history and traditions.
HOW IS IT GOVERNED?
It is governed by the National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC) through a long-term agreement with UCI.
WHAT IS THIS PROJECT?
It is coupled with an App (online and of ine) in English, Spanish and French, a communication and information strategy that positions Diría National Park as a prime destination in Guanacaste and the Nicoya Peninsula as a regenerative tourism destination
HOW IS IT VALIDATED?
By generating a set of informative and interpretative signs along hiking and biking trails, and a tri-lingual App.
Contribution to UN Sustainable Development Goals
"The future can't be predicted but it can be envisioned and brought lovingly into being. Systems can't be controlled, but they can be designed and redesigned."
- Donella Meadows