Project

Payments for ecosystem services and compensation mechanisms for environmental degradation to finance conservation of Podocarpus National Park in Ecuador

Duration
15 October 2010 → 30 September 2014
Funding
Federal funding: various
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Economic development, innovation, technological change and growth
Keywords
ecosystem services
 
Project description

This research will focus on the value of ecosystem services provided by Podocarpus National Park in Ecuador. The objective is to develop a payment scheme for ecosystem services from local, national and global beneficiaries to fund the management authorities and compensate the local population to achieve the sustainable conservation of this protected area