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Beyond Carbon: Water Markets and Biodiversity (Portuguese)

Beyond Carbon: Water Markets and Biodiversity (Portuguese)

Ecosystem Marketplace Insights Booklet on biodiversity and water PES markets. This publication is meant to serve as context and provide background for the Katoomba conference: "Avoiding Deforestation in the Amazon through PES Markets" held in Mato Grosso, Brazil in April…

Community Based Joint Forest Management in Tanzania

The strength of this program is its focus on partnerships with local communities to protect the biodiversity of Tanzania’s Arusha, Kilimanjaro, Morogoro and Tanga districts. Community participation informs all decisions that are made to protect biodiversity, ensure sustainable land management,…

Conservation of Sulawesis Endangered Mascot - the Maleo - through Conservation Incentive Agreements

the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) established the Maleo Conservation Project in northern Sulawesi in 2001. Initially, the project focused on the protection of the nesting grounds, recruiting local rangers and maleo hunters as nest guardians. Similar approaches have been used…

Developing Alternative Frameworks for Community-based Conservation: Piloting Payments for Environmental Services (PES) in Tanzania's Simanjiro Plains

Case study on piloting payments for environmental services (PES) in the Simanjiro Plains, Tanzania - The Simanjiro plains provide a key wet season dispersal area for wildebeest and zebra migrating from northern Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park. The plains lie within…

Ecosystem Services for 2020

Journal Article published by American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Science Magazine, Vol. 330, 15 October 2010.

Evidence of Payments for Ecosystem Services as a mechanism for supporting biodiversity conservation and rural livelihoods

Abstract: Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) represent a mechanism for promoting sustainable management of ecosystem services, and can also be useful for supporting rural development. However, few studies have demonstrated quantitatively the benefits for biodiversity and rural communities resulting from…

Forests and Forest Lands Management Training Guide

Forests and Forest Lands Management Training Guide (This is by EnterpriseWorks, but is from the USAID/Philippines' Eco-Governance Project, not TransLinks.

Leveling the Playing Field: The Effects of Institutional Controls on Common Pool Resource Extraction

In this study a simple behavioral game was used to measure the response of groups of Cambodian farmers to a range of different policy interventions in a CPR dilemma, including enforcement, provision of individual and communal incentives, and opportunities for…

Madagascar Bamboo A Sustainable Business Model for Conservation (Poster)

Poster on bamboo and carbon offsets in Madagascar. Poster was presented at the Alliances Workshop at the IUCN World Conservation Congress entitled "Following the Nature, Wealth and Power Trinity to Healthy Environments and Healthy People" held October 6-9, in Barcelona,…

Mgahinga Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Conservation Trust

Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable (BINP) and Mgahinga Gorilla (MGNP) National Parks protect some of the most biologically diverse tropical forests in East Africa. Both parks conserve rare montane and alpine forests.

Private sector payments for conservation and livelihoods in the Simanjiro Plains, Tanzania (Poster)

Poster on on private sector payments for conservation and livelihoods in the Simanjiro Plains, Tanzania. This poster was presented at the Alliances Workshop at the IUCN World Conservation Congress entitled "Following the Nature, Wealth and Power Trinity to Healthy Environments…

State of Biodiversity Markets: Offset and Compensation Programs Worldwide

This report highlights the spectrum of biodiversity markets aimed at reducing development impacts to biodiversity, a practice referred to as compensatory mitigation. Some countries are in the early stages of implementation or identification of this practice, while others have mature…

TransLinks: Case Study: Payments for Biodiversity Conservation in the Context of Weak Institutions Featured November 22, 2011

TransLinks: Case Study: Payments for Biodiversity Conservation in the Context of Weak Institutions Featured November 22, 2011

Implementing any conservation intervention, including Payments for Environmental Services (PES), in the context of weak institutions is challenging. The majority of PES programs have been implemented in situations where the institutional framework and property rights are strong and target the…

Workshop on Conservation Banking and Aggregated Biodiversity Offsets - Proceedings

Monday 29 June – Workshop on Conservation Banking and Aggregated Biodiversity Offsets

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