ID 6505
Submitting Entity IIED/IUCN
Main Information
Title Silver bullet or fools’ gold? A global review of markets for forest environmental services and their impact on the poor.
Description This study provides a global assessment of efforts to create markets for a range of environmental services, based on a review of more than 280 separate examples, mainly drawn from the developing world, including 72 different payment schemes for biodiversity conservation.
Web Link
Additional Information
Authors Landell-Mills, N. and I.T. Porras
Source International Institute for Environment and Development: London (2002).
Ecosystems Agricultural Biodiversity
Dry and Sub-Humid Lands Biodiversity
Forest Biodiversity
Inland Waters Biodiversity
Island Biodiversity
Mountain Biodiversity
Regions Global
Incentive Measures Indirect Incentives (property rights, market creation)
Positive Incentives (subsidies, tax breaks, ...)
Keywords Conservation payments
Compensation for loss of use
Market creation (organic production, tourism, ...)