Ecosystem services of urban green spaces in African countries—perspectives and challenges

@article{Cilliers2012EcosystemSO,
  title={Ecosystem services of urban green spaces in African countries—perspectives and challenges},
  author={Sarel S. Cilliers and Juane{\'e} Cilliers and Rina Lubbe and Stefan Siebert},
  journal={Urban Ecosystems},
  year={2012},
  volume={16},
  pages={681-702}
}
The concept of ecosystem goods and services is increasingly used to describe how biodiversity and ecosystems are linked to human well-being and that it should be placed at the core of sustainable urban development. Predictions of a tremendous future increase of urbanization in Africa necessitate an investigation into the research on ecosystem goods and services in the urban green infrastructure of Africa. Ecosystem goods and services (ES) are described as the benefits humans derive directly or… CONTINUE READING