WCS Global Initiatives

Natural Resource-based Enterprises

WCS is focused on supporting enterprises that are founded upon the sustainable management of ecosystem services.These small-scale enterprises provide long-term sources of revenue and critical incentives for conserving the resource base upon which the businesses depend.

Learn more about how you can support these and other enterprises through our Conservation Enterprise Development Program

Examples from the Field

WCS supports enterprises in a diverse set of sectors from ecotourism to sustainable agriculture initiatives. Here are a few examples:


Sansom Mlup Prey (Ibis Rice)
Northern Plains and Tonle Sap Floodplain, Cambodia

Tmatboey Ecotourism Project
Northern Plains, Cambodia