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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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Linking coastal ecosystems and human well-being : learning from conceptual frameworks and empirical results

This technical report uses the framework of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment to extend awareness on the value of coastal ecosystems, their products and services for human well-being (i.e.

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2008
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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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Multiple benefits of small irrigation tanks and their economic value : a case study in the Kala Oya Basin, Sri Lanka

The ancient tank system supported people’s livelihoods in times of foreign invasions. These livelihoods were environment friendly, and had the capacity to feed many a generation who constructed them. Today, many rural people still use these tanks for irrigation and other purposes.

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2005