PES

Payments for Environmental (sometimes: “Ecosystem”) Services (PES) are voluntary transactions between the users and providers of a service that are conditional on agreed rules of natural resource management for generating offsite services. PES can incentivise forest conservation, reforestation, or sustainable forest management, securing forest-derived benefits that cannot directly be sold by forest owners in the marketplace.

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New SINCERE paper analyses the context for adopting payments for watershed...

Payments for watershed services (PWS) are an increasingly popular tool for watershed management, also in the Southern Hemisphere. However, the degree of PWS adoption varies...

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