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Moving closer to nature : lessons for landscapes and livelihoods from the Miyun landscape, China

The Livelihoods and Landscapes Strategy Miyun project has generated important lessons about the process of working to improve landscapes and livelihoods in a watershed context. This paper documents and shares these lessons.

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2012
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Rethinking economics, markets and incentives : using economic tools at the landscape level

This paper documents insights and lessons about using markets and incentives to strengthen forest landscapes and livelihoods.

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2012
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Valuing biodiversity : the economic case for biodiversity conservation in the Maldives

This report has been commissioned by the Atoll Ecosystem Conservation Project at the Ministry of Housing, Transport and Environment, Government of Maldives, and its main objective is to quantify and demonstrate the economic value of the Maldivian coastal and marine biodiversity; and to provide an

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2009
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Markets and incentives in livelihoods and landscapes strategy : using economic and financial tools to sustain forest livelihoods and landscapes

The Livelihoods and Landscapes Strategy (LLS) seeks to influence the ways in which forests are managed and used.

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2009
IUCN Grey Literature

Designing payments for ecosystem services : report from the East Asian Regional Workshop (Hanoi, April 2008)

This report presents the proceedings of the workshop, held in Hanoi and attended by participants representing GEF International Waters projects and partner institutions from governments and NGOs.

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2008
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Socioeconomic and ecological monitoring toolkit : Huraa Mangrove Nature Reserve

In this toolkit, we focus on both human (socioeconomic) and biophysical (ecological) aspects of monitoring. Socioeconomic monitoring normally focuses on people’s knowledge and attitude towards an ecosystem as well as their natural resource use and dependence.

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2008
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An integrated assessment of the biodiversity, livelihood and economic value of wetlands in Mtanza-Msona village, Tanzania

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2008
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A toolkit for the economic analysis of invasive species

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2008
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Value : counting ecosystems as water infrastructure (Chinese version)

Value is a practical guide that explains the most important steps and techniques for the valuation of ecosystem services, and the incorporation of its results in decision making.

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2007
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Korunan Alanlarin Sürdürülebilir Finansmani: Güçlükler ve Seçenekler Üzerine Kapsamli Bir Degerlendirme

It has become clear during recent global deliberations on biodiversity conservation that achieving Protected Area (PA) financial sustainability will require major changes in the way that PA funding is conceptualized, captured and used.

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2006
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Counting coastal ecosystems as an economic part of development infrastructure

This paper addresses the need to factor the environment into coastal development planning.

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2006
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Sustainable financing of protected areas : a global review of challenges and options

It has become clear during recent global deliberations on biodiversity conservation that achieving Protected Area (PA) financial sustainability will require major changes in the way that PA funding is conceptualized, captured and used.

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2006
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The value of traditional water schemes : small tanks in the Kala Oya Basin, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has one of the oldest traditions of irrigation in the world. The economy and human settlements of early Sri Lankan society were organized around the ancient water tank (water storage reservoir) irrigation systems.

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2005
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Balancing the returns to catchment management : the economic value of conserving natural forests in Sekong, Lao PDR

The socio-economic development plan for Sekong mentions increasing forest cover as one of its major objectives. This study focuses on natural regeneration (NFR) forests and what it would cost the country if NFR schemes were not undertaken.

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2005
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Financial incentives for ecosystem conservation : a review of the development of markets for environmental services in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka holds great potential for developing payment for environmental services (PES) and environmental service markets. However, this is a relatively new concept, and improving awareness and building institutional capacity remain a top priority and challenge.

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2005
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Valuing the role of aquatic resources in livelihoods : economic aspects of community wetland management in Stoeng Treng Ramsar site, Cambodia

Wetlands are vital to the livelihoods of hundred of millions of people residing in the Lower Mekong region, and particularly to the food security of many of the rural poor.

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2005
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Values and rewards : counting and capturing ecosystem water services for sustainable development

Water ecosystems have long been perceived by decision makers as having little value simply because their economic value is poorly understood and rarely articulated.

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2005
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Sustainable financing of protected areas : a global review of challenges and options. Draft

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2005
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Valor : considerar a los ecosistemas como infraestructura hídrica

Value is a practical guide that explains the most important steps and techniques for the valuation of ecosystem services, and the incorporation of its results in decision making.

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2004
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Value : counting ecosystems as water infrastructure

Value is a practical guide that explains the most important steps and techniques for the valuation of ecosystem services, and the incorporation of its results in decision making.

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2004
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Assessment of the economic value of Muthurajawela wetland

The Muthurajawela Marsh is part of an integrated coastal wetland system of high biodiversity and ecological significance. Yet it is subject to intense and growing pressures from urban, residential, recreational and industrial development.

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2003
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The costs of environmental degradation and loss to Uganda's economy with particular reference to poverty eradication

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2002
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The use of economic measures in national biodiversity strategies and action plans : a review of experiences, lessons learned and ways forward

Economic forces underlie and explain much biodiversity degradation and loss, and economic instruments provide a useful set of tools for strengthening biodiversity conservation, sustainable use and equitable benefit sharing.

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2001
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Economic measures for biodiversity planning : an annotated bibliography of methods, experiences and cases

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2001
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Environment, poverty and economic growth in Kenya : what are the links, and why do they matter

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2001
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Valuation of forest resources in East Africa

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2001
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Marine protected areas : the case of Kisite Marine National Park and Mpunguti Marine National Reserve, Kenya

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2001
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Economic aspects of community involvement in sustainable forest management in eastern and southern Africa

Produced by IUCN’s Eastern Africa Programme, this publication aims to investigate the extent to which communities have been provided with economic incentives to become involved in sustainable forest management in Eastern and Southern Africa, and how far perverse incentives and disincentives encou

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2001
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Using economic incentives for biodiversity conservation

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2000
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Community-based incentives for nature conservation

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2000
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Report of the first eastern and southern Africa regional biodiversity forum : using biodiversity to strengthen livelihoods

The theme of the Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Session of the GBF was “Using Biodiversity to Strengthen Livelihoods”.

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2000
IUCN Grey Literature

Uganda biodiversity : economic assessment : a report prepared for National Environment Management Authority as part of the Uganda National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan

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1999
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Economic value of the Zambezi basin wetlands

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1999
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Making wildlife economically viable for communities living around the western Serengeti, Tanzania

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1999
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The present economic value of Nakivubo urban wetland, Uganda

This book contains a case study of the economic value of the Nakivubo urban wetland in Uganda. The case study demonstrates how wetlands contribute to economic activity, but also how the economic value of wetland goods and services is poorly understood

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1999
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Economic tools for environmental planning and management in Eastern Africa

Incorporating environmental concerns into economics involves introducing concepts of sustainability into scarcity.

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1999
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Economic tools for the management of marine protected areas in Eastern Africa

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1999
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Economic tools for valuing wetlands in Eastern Africa

Valuation forms a key exercise in economic analysis and provides important information for wetlands conservation.

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1998
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Using economics for biodiversity strategies and action plans in Eastern Africa

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1998