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Facilitating Tourism Investment in the Maputo Elephant Reserve

Facilitating Tourism Investment in the Maputo Elephant Reserve

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This study tells the story of the realization of Mozambique’s first community private-sector partnership for an eco-lodge investment in a protected area. 

The program aimed to improve the investment climate in the tourism sector by facilitating strategic investments in select protected and coastal areas as well as through focused reforms of the regulatory environment.

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This study tells the story of the realization of Mozambique’s first community private-sector partnership for an eco-lodge investment in a protected area. 

The program aimed to improve the investment climate in the tourism sector by facilitating strategic investments in select protected and coastal areas as well as through focused reforms of the regulatory environment.

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Published by: IFCpublications on Jun 05, 2012
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Facilitating TourismInvestment in the MaputoElephant Reserve
The Tourism Investment Generation Approach
In artnrsi wit:
Investment Climate Advisory Services I World Bank Group
 
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About t Instnt Cliat Adisory Srics o t World Bank Grou
The Investment Climate Advisory Services o the World Bank Group helps governments implement reorms to improve theirbusiness environment, and encourage and retain investment, thus ostering competitive markets, growth and job creation. Fundingis provided by the World Bank Group (IFC, MIGA, and the World Bank) and more than 15 donor partners working through themultidonor FIAS platorm.
Disclair
This publication is a product o the sta o the World Bank Group. The ndings, interpretations and conclusions expressed in thisvolume do not necessarily refect the views o the Executive Directors o the World Bank Group or the governments they represent.The World Bank Group does not guarantee the accuracy o the data included in this work.Copyright © 2012Investment Climate Advisory ServicesThe World Bank Group1818 H Street, NWWashington, DC 20433All rights reservedManuactured in the Republic o South AricaFirst published in March 2012For more inormation contact:Investment Climate Advisory Services1818 H Street, NWWashington, DC 20433The material in this publication is copyrighted. Requests or permission toreproduce portions o it should be sent to the Investment Climate AdvisoryServices o the World Bank Group at the abovementioned address.
 
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 About the Anchor Program
 The Mozambique Tourism Anchor InvestmentProgram was a pilot investment generation programimplemented by the World Bank Group’s InvestmentClimate Services through IFC. The program aimedto improve the investment climate in the tourismsector by facilitating strategic investments in selectprotected and coastal areas, as well as through focusedreforms of the regulatory environment. The programresponded to a direct request from the Ministry of  Tourism to assist the government of Mozambiquein the development and implementation of aframework to facilitate tourism investment.
The program was launched in January 2007 and, ater multipleextensions, ended on March 31, 2011. Its main counterparts were theMozambique Ministry o Tourism (MITUR) and the National TourismInstitute (INATUR). Program donors include the Arican DevelopmentBank, Denmark, Ireland, Japan, Switzerland (SECO) and the Netherlands.
Acknowldgnts
This report was prepared by members o the Mozambique AnchorProgram Team, Peter John Massyn (consultant), Michelle Souto(program coordinator), Irene Visser (program manager), and HermioneNevill (consultant). The team would like to thank its long-termconsultants, Rita Casimiro, Delano Caras and Etna Correia, who werean integral part o the Anchor Program team. Throughout the programthey provided input on the development o the Anchor InvestmentGeneration Approach as well as its application in the Maputo ElephantReserve. The team would also like to acknowledge the important roleits counterparts at the Ministry o Tourism played in the realization othe Anchor Program, specically in the Transrontier Conservation Areaand National Department or Conservation Areas (DNAC) units, as wellas the Reserve’s management team, the Peace Parks Foundation, andthe National Tourism Institute. It would specically like to thank HEFernando Sumbana Junior, Jorge Ferrao, Mohammed Harun, GilbertoVicente (in memory), Albino Mahumane, the Maputo Special ReserveManagement Team, and the Peace Parks Foundation Team in theMSR or their continued support and engagement. The team wouldalso like to thank (ex) IFC managers and sta that helped in realizingthe program and provided support throughout. Specically the teamwould like to thank Bernard Chidzero, Nigel Twose, David Bridgman,Babatunde Onitiri, Emmanuel Nyirendiri, and Shaun Mann. Thanksalso to all the program’s consultants and colleagues in the Maputo,Johannesburg, Nairobi, and DC oces that supported the programthroughout its lie.

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