Brownsberg Nature Park
Public - Private - People Partnership
This is the website for the bidding process of the Brownsberg Nature Park Plateau
You are on the website that gives you information about the bidding process within the Public Private People Partnership model, with which the exploitation of the Brownsberg Nature Park Plateau announces a new phase. This process will take place in a transparent and well-arranged manner, whereby candidates have the option to request further information within the specified period on our timeline.
With the approach of attracting a private investment for the restoration and exploitation of the Brownsberg Plateau while continuing the development of nature tourism in the area, the process of Public Private People Partnership (PPPP) has started. An agreement - according to the permit conditions - will be concluded between a private investor and STINASU, the foundation for Nature conservation In Suriname.
Brownsberg plateau is the tourist center of Brownsberg Nature Park. This Nature Park is not a regular, government controlled nature reserve, but rather a private wildlands Park belonging to STINASU. This Nature Park is nevertheless managed as part of Suriname's network of protected areas.
In this process, the private party and STINASU will be supported by Conservation International Suriname as an important partner, together with the local community of Brownsweg and other stakeholders.
A selection committee, consisting of a group of experts and stakeholders, has been appointed. They will identify the preferred candidate private parties, who, on the basis of carefully formulated criteria. With the support of the ministry of Land use policy and Forest management (the government), STINASU will conclude this process with a long-term lease agreement with the selected party.
This is a public registration open to both domestic and foreign investors, preferably in the nature tourism sector, with proven management qualities, transparent reporting in financial, economic, environmental and social areas, and with knowledge of local circumstances and the communities, who are part of this Public Private People Partnership.