Financial Mechanisms And Incentives Documents

Running Pure: The Importance of Forest Protected Areas to Drinking Water  

Running Pure: The Importance of Forest Protected Areas to Drinking Water

Over the past 100 years, the world population has grown three times.With the rise in population, the number of cities has also increased from 43 cities in 1900 to around 800 cities in 1990.

Published by: World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) -
Uploaded on: Feb 2006
File size: 2.1 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Financial Mechanisms And Incentives , Watershed Management
Category: Inland Waters

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Fresh Tracks in the Forest  

Fresh Tracks in the Forest. Assessing Incipient Payments for Environmental Services Initiatives in Bolivia

As threats to the world's ecosystems grow and change, increasing attention has been focused on the important services that ecosystems provide to humans.These services include carbon sequestration and storage, watershed protection, and landscape beauty and biodiversity conservation.


Uploaded on: Mar 2007
File size: 2.1 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Financial Mechanisms And Incentives , Watershed Management
Category: Inland Waters

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Natural resources and Governance   Incentives for Sustainable resource Use: Manual  

Natural resources and Governance - Incentives for Sustainable resource Use: Manual

This manual aims to provide a common concept and a terminology which helps to understand governance issues beyond sectoral bounderies.


Uploaded on: Feb 2006
File size: 1.4 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Financial Mechanisms And Incentives , Watershed Management
Category: Inland Waters

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Avoiding Adverse Health Impacts from Contaminated Vegetables: Options for Three Wetlands in Phnom Penh, Cambodia  

Avoiding Adverse Health Impacts from Contaminated Vegetables: Options for Three Wetlands in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Farmers in several wetlands near Phnom Penh make a good living by growing vegetables and selling them in local markets for human consumption.These vegetables, however, pose serious health hazards to consumers, since they are grown using wastewater, much of it polluted with heavy metals from industries.

Published by: Economy & Environment Program for South East Asia -
Uploaded on: Jun 2005
File size: 657 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Financial Mechanisms And Incentives , Watershed Management
Category: Health

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Payments for Environmental Services: Some Nuts and Bolts  

Payments for Environmental Services: Some Nuts and Bolts

Payments for environmental services (PES) are part of a new and more direct conservation paradigm, explicitly recognizing the need to bridge the interests of landowners and outsiders.Eloquent theoretical assessments have praised the absolute advantages of PES over traditional conservation approaches.


Uploaded on: Feb 2006
File size: 733 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Financial Mechanisms And Incentives , Watershed Management
Category: Inland Waters

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Paying for Water ServicesWorkshop for a New Markets for a Green Economy, Teresopolis, 24 26 March, 2001.  

Paying for Water ServicesWorkshop for a New Markets for a Green Economy, Teresopolis, 24-26 March, 2001.

This presentation tackles the problem of compensation for water service to land users.Its principle is that if we need water service to grow up, we should pay for it.

Published by: World Bank -
Uploaded on: Feb 2006
File size: 133 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Financial Mechanisms And Incentives , Watershed Management
Category: Inland Waters

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Land Use Impacts on Water Resources  

Land Use Impacts on Water Resources

This paper aims to provoke discussion on land use and water resource impacts, particularly in relation to rural watersheds in developing countries, with a view towards surfacing key issues, identifying research needs and, ultimately, towards developing guidelines on instruments to distribute costs and benefits arising from land use impacts on...

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) -
Uploaded on: Feb 2006
File size: 81 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Financial Mechanisms And Incentives , Watershed Management
Category: Inland Waters

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Payment Schemes for Environmental Services in Watersheds  

Payment Schemes for Environmental Services in Watersheds

# report summarises the major contributions made during the regional forum based on experiences from Latin America # draws general lessons from experiences made in the region: among others (1) PES mainly applied at micro-watershed level under different managership (2) significant uncertainties regarding cause-effect relationships between land use and services...


Uploaded on: Feb 2006
File size: 430 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Financial Mechanisms And Incentives , Watershed Management
Category: Inland Waters

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Subsidies in Watershed Development Projects in India: Distortions and Opportunities  

Subsidies in Watershed Development Projects in India: Distortions and Opportunities


Published by: International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) -
Uploaded on: Feb 2006
File size: 12 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Financial Mechanisms And Incentives , Watershed Management
Category: Inland Waters

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