Value of Forests: Payments for Ecosystem Services in a Green Economy
This publication is a joint effort of UNEP, UNECE and FAO, and discusses the concept of Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES), the various approaches, applications and resulting benefits for Europe. It also covers some negative mipacts that could occur without good policy in place. It uses lessons learned to provide guidance on what is needed for the success of PES schemes and their possible future.
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), and Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations (FAO)