Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures

ID 6431
Submitting Entity UNEP
Submitted for Seventh Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA 7)
Main Information
Title Measuring the Costs of Rainforest Conservation in Cameroon
Description Review of a 1991 study by Ruitenbeek which developed the rainforest supply price (rsp) for Korup National Park in Southwest Province, Cameroon.
Additional Information
Authors Hugo van Zyl, Thomas Store and Anthony Leiman
Source Case study is presented in: Reitbergen-McCracken, J. and H. Abaza (eds): Environmental Valuation. A Worldwide Compendium of Case Studies. UNEP/Earthscan 2000.
Countries Cameroon
Ecosystems Forest Biodiversity
Regions Africa
Incentive Measures Economic Valuation
Keywords Protected forests
National parks
Forest biodiversity
Support payment
Parks and reserves
Environmental funds