ID 78384
Submitting Entity Global Canopy Programme (GCP), London, UK
Main Information
Title Payments for Ecosystem Service in the Amazon Forest: Equity & Poverty Alleviation Impacts of PES
Description Poverty Reduction through Incentives for Sustainable Ecosystem Management across Amazonia; Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation
Web Link /doc/case-studies/inc/cs-inc-2010-PES-11-Elia.pdf
Additional Information
Authors Carolina Elia
Source Presentation made at the international workshop Payments for Ecosystem Services - Towards an Implementation Strategy that took place between 13 -16 December 2010 at the International Nature Conservation Academy at the isle of Vilm and was organised by the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN), CBD Secretariat, Institute of Environmental Economics and World Trade (IUW) at the University of Hannover and the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ).
Ecosystems Forest Biodiversity
Regions Latin America and the Caribbean
Incentive Measures Positive Incentives (subsidies, tax breaks, ...)
Keywords Ecosystem Services
Knowledge sharing
Indigenous and local communities
Forest protection
Sustainable use
Poverty alleviation
lLnd and cultural rights
Compensation schemes;Tailored capacity building
Development of appropriate technology
  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme