Lessons from community-based payment for ecosystem service schemes: from forests to rangelands.

  title={Lessons from community-based payment for ecosystem service schemes: from forests to rangelands.},
  author={Andrew John Dougill and Lindsay C. Stringer and Julia Leventon and Mike Riddell and Henri Rueff and Dominick V. Spracklen and Edward W. Butt},
  journal={Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences},
  volume={367 1606},
Climate finance investments and international policy are driving new community-based projects incorporating payments for ecosystem services (PES) to simultaneously store carbon and generate livelihood benefits. Most community-based PES (CB-PES) research focuses on forest areas. Rangelands, which store globally significant quantities of carbon and support many of the world's poor, have seen little CB-PES research attention, despite benefitting from several decades of community-based natural… CONTINUE READING

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