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Guidance manual on value transfer methods for ecosystem services

Guidance manual on value transfer methods for ecosystem services
  • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). 2013
  • The purpose of this guidance manual is to show how the value of ecosystem services can be estimated and incorporated into decision making. Specifically, it is designed to help a broad audience of conservation managers, government officials, private sector managers, NGOs, and statisticians to understand the available information on the values of ecosystem services and how this information can be transferred to inform the decisions that they make. The specific objective of the manual is to explain how the method of value transfer can be used to provide such information.
  • Geographical coverage: Global
  • Main themes: Ecosystem services, Ecosystems, Valuation
  • Main target audience: Conservation experts, Decision makers, Governments, Non-governmental organizations (NGOs), Policy makers, Private sector, Statistical community
  • Main purpose: Assessment, Capacity-building, Guidance, Stimulate debate
  • Type of resource: Advocacy guide, Glossary, Guidebook, Manual, Methodology, Recommendations
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Published in 2015