Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures

ID 6440
Submitting Entity UNEP
Submitted for Seventh Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA 7)
Main Information
Title Partial Economic Valuation of Mangroves in Nicaragua
Description Review of a 1992 study by Windevoxhel which evaluated the net benefits of management alternatives for an 8700 hectare mangrove area on Nicaragua's north Pacific coast.
Additional Information
Authors Edgar Furst, David N Barton and Gerardo Jimenez
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 Nicaragua
Ecosystems Forest Biodiversity
Marine and Coastal Biodiversity
Regions Latin America and the Caribbean
Incentive Measures Economic Valuation