Protective Areas Conservation Trust
MSD Building, Hummingbird Highway, Belmopan, Belize
Marine conservation, Funding of projects
Recognizing the importance of its national heritage, Belize began establishing its system of protected areas in the 1960s, including extensive coastal and marine environments. PACT provides funds to support conservation and promote the environmentally sound management of Belize's natural and cultural resources to foster sustainable development. PACT provides funding for projects and training grants for protected area management, conservation, promotion and development, environmental education and awareness, and community development around protected areas.