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Forests and water : valuation and payments for forest ecosystem services / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, UNECE.
Valuation and payments for forest ecosystem services
ix, 97 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 30 cm
"ECE/TIM/SP/44" -- Page ii.
United Nations Sales no.: E.18.II.E.28.
"October 2018"--Page 4 of cover.
Includes bibliographical references.
1. Introduction -- 2. Forest and water interactions -- 3. The enabling environment for forests and water -- 4. Economic valuation of water-related forest ecosystem services -- 5. Payments for forest-related watershed ecosystem services -- 6. Application of water-related valuation and payment schemes in the region -- 7. Challenges and recommendations -- Annexes.
"The objectives of this study are to further improve our understanding about the ways in which payments for ecosystem services schemes can be applied to forests, in particular focusing on forests' hydrological functions for the mutual benefit of both humans and the environment. In addition, the study covers advances and challenges facing these schemes and provides practical guidance for policymakers and practitioners."--Page 4 of cover.
Forests and forestry--Valuation--Europe.
Payments for ecosystem services--Europe.
Forests and forestry--Economic aspects--Europe.
Forest hydrology--Economic aspects--Europe.
Forests and forestry--Economic aspects. (OCoLC)fst00932657
Forests and forestry--Valuation. (OCoLC)fst00932781
Payments for ecosystem services. (OCoLC)fst01771027
United Nations. Economic Commission for Europe/Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Forestry and Timber Section, issuing body.
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