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In the IFC study regarding Ecolodge Finance I found that most SME ecotourism business managers had limited previous financial management experience and relied on

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Hello Everyone!

Tomorrow is the last day of the forum and I encourage those who have not contributed to please give us your valuable insights regarding your experience with financing your businesses.

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Potential Loan Financing Sources for Ecotourism Businesses

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One of the sponsors of this forum was Verde Ventures who are always on the look out for good opportunities to invest in small tourism companies that support biodiversity conservation. They have made two such loans to-date:

http://www.conservation.org/xp/verdeven ... _lodge.xml

http://www.conservation.org/xp/verdeven ... itions.xml

and have several more in the pipeline. This may not work for every small tourism company but is worth looking into.

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Jamie

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