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Cultural Heritage ManagementA Global Perspective$
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Phyllis Mauch Messenger and George S. Smith

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780813034607

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813034607.001.0001

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Funding Strategies for World Heritage Sites in Least Developed Countries

Funding Strategies for World Heritage Sites in Least Developed Countries

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(p.278) 21 Funding Strategies for World Heritage Sites in Least Developed Countries
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Cultural Heritage Management
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Brijesh Thapa

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University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813034607.003.0022

An international strategy adopted by UNESCO including many least developed countries (LDCs) encourages its members to identify and submit nominations for heritage sites to the World Heritage Committee. This chapter outlines different potential funding strategies, such as debt swaps, user fees, conservation taxes, and departure taxes for the conservation and management of World Heritage sites in LDCs. Many LDCs face the problem of gathering appropriate public support for nominating a heritage site. World Heritage sites in LDCs also face challenges including limited financial resources. Thus LDCs need to develop income generating mechanisms for funding a cultural heritage sector. LDC governments also need to exhibit political will, commitment, as well as legislation for protecting natural and cultural heritage resources.

Keywords:   UNESCO, least developed countries, World Heritage Committee, debt swaps, user fees, conservation taxes, departure taxes, financial resources, income generating mechanisms, cultural heritage sector

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