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Valuing Forest Ecosystem Services: A Training Manual for Planners and Project Developers

Valuing Forest Ecosystem Services: A Training Manual for Planners and Project Developers

by United Nations Publications

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Overview

The aim of this manual is to enhance understanding of ecosystem services and their valuation. The specific target group comprises governmental officers in planning units and field-level officers and practitioners in key government departments in Bangladesh responsible for project development, including the Ministry of Environment and Forests and its agencies. Most of the examples and case studies presented herein, therefore, are tailored to the Bangladesh context, but the general concepts, approaches and methods can be applied to a broad spectrum of situations. This manual focuses on valuing forest-related ecosystem services, including those provided by trees outside forests. It is expected to improve valuation efforts and help ensure the better use of such values in policymaking and decision making.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789251312155
Publisher: United Nations
Publication date: 02/28/2020
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.00(d)

About the Author

United Nations Publications is the official publisher for the UN and it produces over 400 titles each year. The range of subjects covered are as varied as the issues being tackled by the UN as it works for a better world for all. Since the first printing of the UN Charter, this publishing unit has been providing valued information to those in government, academia and business