Conservation Action Planning
Conservation Action Planning (CAP) uses a process developed by The Nature Conservancy (TNC) to facilitate science-based natural resource use planning. In Palau, CAPs have been used to engage communities in state-wide planning. The TNC Micronesia Program leads CAPs, but PCS assists with facilitation and meeting coordination, and provides technical support. One of the initiatives of the Belau Watershed Alliance (BWA) has been to conduct CAPs in all BWA-member states. This initiative has led to CAPs in non-member states as well.
During a state-wide CAP, a community gathers and works through a multi-step process. During multiple workshops, communities develop:
Visit our Resources Page to download CAP Reports.