ID 62410
Government India
Submitted for Fourteenth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA 14)
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Title India's experiences with the reform of perverse, and the promotion of positive, incentive measures
Description Currently, several potential ecological damaging subsidies and financial incentives are provided to the development sectors (e.g. agricultural, industrial services sectors). Subsidized chemical fertilizer and pesticides, tax incentives for industries in so called backward areas, subsidies for paper and pulp industry are but few examples.
Web Link /doc/case-studies/inc/cs-inc-india-workshop2009-en.doc
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Countries India
Ecosystems Forest Biodiversity
Agricultural Biodiversity
Mountain Biodiversity
Incentive Measures Positive Incentives (subsidies, tax breaks, ...)
Reform of Perverse Incentives
Indirect Incentives (property rights, market creation)
Keywords Parks and reserves
Park visitor fees
Agri-environmental payments
Conservation payments
Support payment
Subsidy reform
  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme