ID 4789
Government Oman
Submitting Entity Ministry of Regional Municipalities Environment and Water Resources
Submitted for Seventh Ordinary Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 7)
Main Information
Title Incentive Measures used in Oman
Description Oman has established a programme that offers cash compensation for damages to domesticated lifestock by wildlife. Another programme offers free distribution of seeds and transplants to individuals and government agencies. In addition, Oman offers a number of environmental prizes to individuals, government and non-government organization as well as industrial establishments and companies, such as the Sultan Quaboos Prize for Environment Conservation (presented by UNESCO to individuals, governmental and non-governmental organizations), and the Sultan Quaboos Prize for industrial establishments, companies and individuals.
Web Link /doc/case-studies/inc/cs-inc-om-01-en.pdf
Additional Information
Countries Oman
Ecosystems Agricultural Biodiversity
Dry and Sub-Humid Lands Biodiversity
Incentive Measures Positive Incentives (subsidies, tax breaks, ...)
Keywords Compensation for loss of use
Infrastructure provision
  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme