ID 9854
Submitting Entity The Salvadoran Research Program on Development and Environment (PRISMA)
Main Information
Title Compensation for Environmental Services and Rural Communities - Lessons from the Americas and Key Issues for Strenghtening Community Strategies
Description The report presents the findings of the “Payment for Environmental Services in the Americas” project (1999-2003), coordinated by the Salvadoran Research Program on Development and Environment (PRISMA) and supported by the Ford Foundation, as well as PRISMA’s framework for the compensation of environmental services from the perspective of peasant and indigenous communities. This framework has been developed under PRISMA´s general research program and has been made possible from support of the Ford Foundation, SIDA, SDC and NOVIB.
Web Link /doc/case-studies/inc/cs-inc-prisma-en-01.pdf
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Authors Herman Rosa, Susan Kandel, Leopoldo Dimas, Nelson Cuellar, Ernesto Mendez
Countries Brazil
Costa Rica
El Salvador
United States of America
Ecosystems Agricultural Biodiversity
Forest Biodiversity
Inland Waters Biodiversity
Mountain Biodiversity
Regions Latin America and the Caribbean
Western Europe and Others
Incentive Measures Positive Incentives (subsidies, tax breaks, ...)
Keywords Agri-environmental payments
Conservation payments
Land set-aside payments
Parks and reserves
Market creation (organic production, tourism, ...)
Strengthening property rights (land tenure, ...)
Support payment
Compensation for loss of use
Climatic change
  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme