I Debt for Nature Swap USA-C.R.
The main objective of the I U.S.-CR Debt-for-Nature Swap (ICD) is to facilitate the conservation, protection, restoration and sustainable use of Costa Rica’s tropical forests outside protected areas.
The ICD was established in 2007 between the governments of the United States and Costa Rica, with the support of The Nature Conservancy and Conservation International.
Forever Costa Rica has been the administrator of the ICD since 2017.
The U.S.-CR Debt-for-Nature Swap is working in six priority geographic areas:
- Rincón de la Vieja
- La Amistad
We invite you to learn more on the I Debt for Nature Swap website.
New projects in the 2021 call for proposals by
Funding for this project was ₡82 million.
Eight informative signs and three audiovisual productions on Bribri knowledge were also produced to consolidate cultural transfer processes. The project received ₡15 million in funding from the ICD.
Blue and Green Economy
The I Debt for Nature Swap U.S.-C.R. is part of our Blue and Green Economy Program. Learn more at: