Value : counting ecosystems as water infrastructure
30 June 2004 | Downloads - publication
Emerton, Lucy ; Bos, Elroy; IUCN, Water and Nature Initiative
Gland : IUCN, 2004. 88p. : ill.
Order number: 2083
This practical guide explains the most important techniques for the economic valuation of ecosystem services, and how their results are best incorporated in policy and decision-making. It explains, step by step, how to generate persuasive arguments for more sustainable and equitable development decisions in water resources management. It shows that investments in nature can be investments that pay back.
Note: Includes bibliographic references and a glossary. Also available in Spanish and in Chinese in pdf. Separate language edition. See also Chinese version