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Payments for environmental services: some nuts and bolts
Payments for environmental services (PES) are part of a new and more direct conservation paradigm, explicitly recognizing the need to bridge the interests of landowners and outsiders. EloquentExpand
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Designing payments for environmental services in theory and practice: An overview of the issues
Payments for environmental services (PES) have attracted increasing interest as a mechanism to translate external, non-market values of the environment into real financial incentives for local actorsExpand
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Taking stock: A comparative analysis of payments for environmental services programs in developed and developing countries
Payments for environmental services (PES) are an innovative approach to conservation that has been applied increasingly often in both developed and developing countries. To date, however, few effortsExpand
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Livelihoods, forests, and conservation in developing countries: an overview
In the growing literature at the interface of rural livelihood improvement and conservation of natural forests, two overarching issues stand out: (1) How and to what extent use of forest resources doExpand
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The efficiency of payments for environmental services in tropical conservation.
  • S. Wunder
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Conservation biology : the journal of the Society…
  • 1 February 2007
Payments for environmental services (PES) represent a new, more direct way to promote conservation. They explicitly recognize the need to address difficult trade-offs by bridging the interests ofExpand
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Exploring the forest–poverty link: key concepts, issues and research implications
The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) was established in 1993 as part of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) in response to global concerns aboutExpand
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Environmental Income and Rural Livelihoods: A Global-Comparative Analysis
Summary This paper presents results from a comparative analysis of environmental income from approximately 8000 households in 24 developing countries collected by research partners in CIFOR’s PovertyExpand
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Global cost estimates of reducing carbon emissions through avoided deforestation
Tropical deforestation is estimated to cause about one-quarter of anthropogenic carbon emissions, loss of biodiversity, and other environmental services. United Nations Framework Convention forExpand
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Payments for environmental services and the poor: concepts and preliminary evidence
Based on observations from all three tropical continents, there is good reason to believe that poor service providers can broadly gain access to payment for environmental services (PES) schemes, andExpand
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Show Me the Money: Do Payments Supply Environmental Services in Developing Countries?
Many of the services supplied by nature are externalities. Economic theory suggests that some form of subsidy or contracting between the beneficiaries and the providers could result in an optimalExpand
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