The consultancy will be developed in the framework of the project “Mainstreaming biodiversity conservation into the tourism sector in synergy with a further strengthened protected areas system in Cabo Verde”, executed by the Ministry of Agriculture and Environment (MAA), through the National Directorate of the Environment (DNA), in close collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism and Transport, and co-funded by the UNDP and the GEF. The scope is to strengthen the national framework for Protected Areas financial sustainability. The most important deliverable of the work is the Cabo Verde’s Protected Areas’ Financial Sustainability Strategy and Plan