Submission
ID 6509
Government Saint Lucia
Submitted for Sixth Ordinary Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 6)
 
Main Information
Title Perverse incentives emanating from St. Lucia's Forest, Soil and Water Conservation Ordinance
Description Several provisions of the St. Lucia's Forest, Soil and Water Conservation Ordinance (the use of a girth-limit and of royalty rates for timber prices) are identified to have contributed to the loss of forest biodiversity and impacted negatively on the various forest ecosystems and watersheds.
Web Link www.biodiv.org/doc/case-studies/inc/cs-inc-lc-01-en.pdf
 
Additional Information
Countries Saint Lucia
Ecosystems Forest Biodiversity
Inland Waters Biodiversity
Island Biodiversity
Regions Latin America and the Caribbean
Incentive Measures Reform of Perverse Incentives
 
 
  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme