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IUCN Publication

Economic valuation of ecological functions and services of natural ecosystems : guide on the use of simple methods

This guide aims at making accessible the main concepts and methods of economic valuation of the monetary value of goods and services rendered by natural ecosystems in general. This text is designed for all actors involved in the economic valuation of ecological services.

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2013
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Évaluation économique des fonctions et services écologiques des écosystèmes naturels : guide d'utilisation de méthodes simples

L’objectif de ce guide est de rendre accessible les principaux concepts et méthodes d’évaluation économique de la valeur monétaire des biens et services des écosystèmes naturels en général. Ce guide s’adresse à tous les acteurs impliqués dans l’évaluation économique des services écologiques.

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2013
Non IUCN Publication

What has nature ever done for us? : how money really does grow on trees

From Indian vultures to Chinese bees, Nature provides the 'natural services' that keep the economy going.

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2013
IUCN Publication

Performances économiques des activités d’adaptation au changement climatique dans le bassin de la Volta

Cette étude présente une évaluation des performances économiques de quelques activitésd’adaptation promues par l’Union internationale pour la conservation de la nature au Burkina Faso et au Ghana.

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2013
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Economic performance of climate change adaptation activities in the Volta Basin

This study presents an evaluation of the economic performance of some adaptation activities promoted by IUCN in Burkina Faso and Ghana. The overall objective of the evaluation is to contribute to participatory learning about economic benefits of climate change adaptation initiatives.

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2013
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L'économie des écosystèmes et de la biodiversité pour l'eau et les zones humides : résumé

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2013
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The economics of ecosystems and biodiversity for water and wetlands : executive summary

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2013
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The economics of ecosystems and biodiversity for water and wetlands

This report presents insights on both critical water-related ecosystem services and also on the wider ecosystem services from wetlands. The objective is encourage additional policy momentum, business commitment, and investment in the conservation, restoration, and wise use of wetlands.

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2013
IUCN Publication

Évaluation de la valeur socio-économique des espèces d'eau douce en Afrique du Nord

Ce projet vise à évaluer la valeur socio-économique des espèces d'eau douce en Afrique du Nord, dans le cadre des menaces pesant sur les espèces identifiées et documentées précédemment par la Liste rouge de l'UICN des espèces menacéesTM.

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2012
IUCN Publication

Evaluación del valor socio-económico de especies de agua dulce en la región del norte de África

Este proyecto pretende evaluar el valor socio-económico de especies de agua dulce a lo largo de la región del norte de África en el contexto de las amenazas para esas especies tal y como se ha determinado y documentado previamente en la Lista Roja de la UICN de especies amenazadas.

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2012
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Assessment of the socio-economic value of freshwater species for the northern African region

This project aims to assess the socioeconomic value of freshwater species across the northern African region within the context of the threats to those species as previously determined and documented by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

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2012
Non IUCN Publication

The importance of biodiversity and ecosystems in economic growth and equity in Latin America and the Caribbean : an economic valuation of ecosystems

UNDP’s Environment and Energy Group is pleased to publish this Report which will be a cornerstone for future approaches and policy dialogue on the economics and management of ecosystem services.

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IUCN Grey Literature

Valuing the net benefits of ecosystem restoration : the Ripon City Quarry in Yorkshire, Ecosystem Valuation Initiative case study no. 1

Aggregate Industries UK, a subsidiary of Holcim, restores ecosystems as part of its quarrying operations.

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2010
IUCN Grey Literature

Are the mangroves for the future : empirical evidence of the value of Miani Hor Mangrove Ecosystem as the basis for investments

This study focuses on Damb Village, Balochistan, which is a site of a naturally occurring mangrove forest in Miani Hor lagoon. The latest mangrove vegetation map prepared by SUPARCO using SPOT imagery in 2003 suggests that 86,727 ha are under mangrove forests along Pakistan’s coast.

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2010
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The economics of ecosystems and biodiversity : TEEB for local and regional policy makers

This report is planned to be a useful advisory tool for local and regional policymakers, administrators and managers. The information in this report will also be of interest to organisations such as NGOs, regulatory bodies, permitting agencies and the judicial system.

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2010
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The economics of ecosystems and biodiversity : ecological and economic foundations

The TEEB study is underpinned by an assessment of state-of-the-art science and economics. The goal is to provide the conceptual foundation to link economics and ecology and to posit a paradigm of the relationship between biodiversity and ecosystem services.

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2010
IUCN Publication

La vallée du Sourou, d'hier à demain

L’UICN a mené une étude sur le potentiel économique de la vallée du Sourou, dont les principales conclusions ont été présentées aux principaux acteurs de la vallée, lors d’un atelier à Tougan au Burkina Faso en avril 2010.

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2010
IUCN Publication

The economics of ecosystems and biodiversity : a quick guide to TEEB for local and regional policy makers

The TEEB for Local and Regional Policy Makers was released on September 9, 2010, and includes overviews to the various chapters of the full TEEB for Local and Regional Policy Makers Report (available from Earthscan or by chapter from the following address:

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2010
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The economics of ecosystems and biodiversity : mainstreaming the economics of nature : a synthesis of the approach, conclusions and recommendations of TEEB

The aim of this synthesis is to highlight and illustrate the approach adopted by TEEB: namely to show how economic concepts and tools can help equip society with the means to incorporate the values of nature into decision making at all levels.

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2010
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Valeur économique de la vallée du Sourou : une évaluation préliminaire

Le but de cette étude est de sensibiliser les décideurs politiques et les acteurs de la conservation de la biodiversité sur les valeurs économiques de la vallée du Sourou en vue d’influencer les politiques d’aménagement et de conservation des écosystèmes naturels.

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2010
IUCN Publication

TEEB : the economics of ecosystems and biodiversity report for business : executive summary

This report provides a summary for the business community, illustrated with examples from a range of companies and sectors. It asks: what are the risks and opportunities to business of ecological change? What is business currently doing about biodiversity and ecosystem services?

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2010
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The economics of ecosystems and biodiversity : TEEB for policy makers : responding to the value of nature

This publication is the executive summary for a full report which demonstrates the value of ecosystems and biodiversity to the economy, to society and to individuals. It underlines the urgency of action, as well as the benefits and opportunities that will arise as a result of taking such action.

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2009
IUCN Publication

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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The economics of ecosystems and biodiversity : climate issues update

This TEEB report presents a sub-set of early conclusions which relate to climate change.

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2009
IUCN Publication

Para valorar lo que valoramos : valoración multicriterio y valor económico total de Gandoca-Manzanillo (Costa Rica) y San San Pond Sak (Panamá)

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2009
IUCN Publication

Evaluation économique d'une zone humide : le cas du Diawling, Mauritanie

La présente étude porte sur l’évaluation des principales valeurs économiques générées par la restauration du Parc national du Diawling en République islamique de Mauritanie, zone humide d’importance internationale, à travers une estimation des usages directs de la zone d’influence du parc.

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2009
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An integrated wetland assessment toolkit : a guide to good practice

For billions of people throughout the world – especially the poorest – wetlands are critical for livelihoods. Wetlands are also home to an enormous diversity of wildlife, much of it unique to freshwater habitats.

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2009
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The economics of ecosystems and biodiversity (TEEB) : an interim report

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity Interim Report, a first assessment stemming from a G8+5 initiative sponsored by Germany and the European Commission, points to the growing pressures on biodiversity and ecosystem services across the world and the need for improved valuation metrics for

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2008
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Understanding the private demand for international ecosystem services : public attitudes and preferences towards REDD : final report

This study focused specifically on one perceived opportunity for developing IPES, namely the concept of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD).

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2008
IUCN Grey Literature

A study report on economic valuation of the Churia region

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2007
IUCN Publication

Valoración económica, ecológica y ambiental : análisis de casos en Iberoamérica

Recopilación de casos de valoración económica de diferentes regiones de Iberoamérica, entre ellos España, Centroamérica, Suramérica y el Caribe. Se basa en dos grandes enfoques: la economía ambiental y ecológica.

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2007
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Evaluation économique de l'écotourisme : parc national des oiseaux du Djoudj au Sénégal

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2006
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Estimating the value of ecotourism in the Djoudj National Bird Park in Senegal

This report presents the results of an economic study of the willingness to pay (WTP) of recreational visitors to the Djoudj National Bird Park in northern Senegal, based on interviews with 647 visitors to the park conducted in early 2003.

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2006
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Evaluation économique des ressources sauvages au Sénégal : évaluation préliminaire des produits forestiers non ligneux, de la chasse et de la pêche continentale

The contribution of wild plants and animals to human welfare is widely appreciated but not routinely measured.

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2006
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The economic value of wild resources in Senegal : a preliminary evaluation of non-timber forest products, game and freshwater fisheries

The contribution of wild plants and animals to human welfare is widely appreciated but not routinely measured.

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2006
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Payment for water-based environmental services : Ecuador's experiences, lessons learned and ways forward

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2005
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Catchment ecosystems and downstream water : the value of water resources in the Pangani basin, Tanzania

With increasing demands on the water of the Pangani River Basin, coupled with a decreasing catchment runoff due to climate change, water resources are becoming increasingly scarce, and leading to conflicts among users.

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2005
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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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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
Non IUCN Publication

Economic valuation and policy priorities for sustainable management of coral reefs

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2004
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Assessing the economic value of ecosystem conservation

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2004
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How much is an ecosystem worth? Assessing the economic value of conservation

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2004
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Ekonomicheskaya tsennost okhranyaemykh prirodnykh territoriy : posobie dlya rukovoditeley okhranyaemykh prirodnykh territoriy

This guide illustrates the potential for using valuation as a tool for diversifying the funding structure for protected areas and for providing information about stakeholders which is crucial for effective management.

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2004
IUCN Publication

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
IUCN Publication

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

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2001

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