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ScienceFest: Jane Carter Ingram on Ecosystem Service Payments

  11/27/2012

Jane Carter Ingram (Wildlife Conservation Society): Lessons Learned and Ways Forward in Implementing Payments for Ecosystem Service to Support Wildlife Conservation and Rural Livelihoods

The Wildlife Conservation Society has developed multiple Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) projects around the world in recent years. This presentation will describe some of the lessons learned on the ecological, economic, and political factors that influence success/failure of PES mechanisms and will discuss how we are building on this body of knowledge to scale-up efforts aimed at integrating conservation and economic development.


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