Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures

ID 6432
Submitting Entity UNEP
Submitted for Seventh Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA 7)
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Title Evaluation of the Profitability of Forest Plantations in the Philippines
Description Review of a 1995 study by Niskanen which aimed to evaluate if tree plantations do indeed promote economic development by providing sufficient financial and economic returns from the reforestation investment. The study also sought to assess what the socio-economic and environmental-economic impacts of thee planting in Luzon (the main island of the Philippines) would be.
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Authors Marian delos Angeles, Herminia Francisco and Anssi Niskanen
Source Case study is presented in: Rietbergen-McCracken, J. and H. Abaza (eds): Environmental Valuation. A Worldwide Compendium of Case Studies. UNEP/Earthscan 2000.
Countries Philippines
Ecosystems Forest Biodiversity
Incentive Measures Economic Valuation