How can National Forest Funds catalyse the provision of ecosystem services

  • 2021

National Forest Funds (NFFs) are a significant source of funding for the forestry sector. In this paper, we analysed three NFF case studies (Costa Rica, Morocco, and Vietnam) in order to assess, with operational examples, if and to what extent NFFs already operate on Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) or PES-like mechanisms.

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National forest funds and Payments for Ecosystem Services in Costa Rica, Morocco and Vietnam.

Valuing forest ecosystem services a training manual for planners and project developers

  • 2019

The aim of this manual, published by FAO, is to enhance understanding of ecosystem services and their valuation. 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.

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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

Demonstrating Ecosystem Services Impacts FSC International (FSC-GUI-30-006)

  • 2018

Enhancing outdoor recreation and biodiversity through payments for ecosystem services

  • 2018

Forest Management Auditing Certification of Forest Products and Services

  • 2018

Forest managers, auditors and project developers require a new range of skills: this book, co-editing by Etifor, outlines the market-based tools that are required by such professionals to ensure corporate social responsibility in the forestry sector.

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It is difficult to find products or services in the market that are not defined as sustainable. But what makes a product or a service really sustainable? A good reference standard and a serious and independent system of control (audit). Lucio Brotto (Etifor Srl) and Davide Pettenella (University of Padova) as editors, and the rest

Market Outlooks: Voluntary Carbon

  • 2017

The "STATE OF EUROPEAN MARKETS 2017 – Voluntary carbon" is a market outlook realized by Ecosystem Marketplace, Etifor and the University of Padova during ECOSTAR | NATURAL TALENTS an Erasmus+Knowledge Alliances project.

Market Outlooks: Watershed Investments

  • 2017

The "STATE OF EUROPEAN MARKETS 2017 - Watershed Investments" is a market outlook realized by Ecosystem Marketplace, Etifor and the University of Padova during ECOSTAR | NATURAL TALENTS an Erasmus+Knowledge Alliances project.

Market Outlooks: Biodiversity Offsets and Compensation

  • 2017

The "STATE OF EUROPEAN MARKETS 2017 - Biodiversity Offsets and Compensation" is a market outlook realized by Ecosystem Marketplace, Etifor and the University of Padova during ECOSTAR | NATURAL TALENTS an Erasmus+Knowledge Alliances project.

How to measure the value of natural goods

  • 2015

In 2015, the first issue of  Ecoscienza explored, in depth, the issue of correctly attributing economic value to the many services provided by ecosystems: soil, air, water, countless plant and animal species, forests and protected areas are the "natural capital" that make up these services.

Gaining Depth: State of Watershed Investment 2014

  • 2014

Developed jointly with Forest Trends' Ecosystem Marketplace, this report analyses government and business investments in clean water initiatives on an international scale: $ 12.3 billion invested in 2013, bringing benefits to more than 7 million households and 365 million hectares of land.

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