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The Protected Areas Conservation Trust (PACT) was established in 1996 as Belize’s National Conservation Trust Fund. It was legally established as a statutory body after several years of consultations and meetings with various non-governmental organizations, government departments, private sector and international conservation organizations.




Revenue is derived from three main sources:

1. A Conservation Fee of BZ $7.50 (US $3.75) per visitor paid upon departure. 2. Twenty percent (20%) commission from Cruise Ship Head Tax. 3. Investments and donations from agencies, corporations and interested individuals.

The revenue derived is invested back into the protected areas through PACT’s Grants Programme. vii

Annual Report 2011 - 2012  

PACT's Annual Report 2011 - 2012