• Economics
  • Published 2013

Monitoring payments for watershed services schemes in developing countries

@inproceedings{Ina2013MonitoringPF,
  title={Monitoring payments for watershed services schemes in developing countries},
  author={Porras Ina and Alyward Bruce and D Eldredge Jeff},
  year={2013}
}
Payments for watershed services (PWS) are schemes that use funds from water users (including governments) as an incentive for landholders to improve their land management practices. They are increasingly seen as a viable policy alternative to watershed management issues, and a means of addressing chronic problems such as declining water flows, deteriorating water quality and flooding. In some places, local governments, donor agencies and NGOs are actively trying to upscale and replicate PWS… CONTINUE READING

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