14. Payments for Environmental Services: Conservation with Pro-Poor Benefits

  1. Dilys Roe3,
  2. Joanna Elliott4,
  3. Chris Sandbrook5 and
  4. Matt Walpole5
  1. Sven Wunder1 and
  2. Jan Börner2

Published Online: 19 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118428351.ch14

Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Alleviation: Exploring the Evidence for a Link

Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Alleviation: Exploring the Evidence for a Link

How to Cite

Wunder, S. and Börner, J. (2012) Payments for Environmental Services: Conservation with Pro-Poor Benefits, in Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Alleviation: Exploring the Evidence for a Link (eds D. Roe, J. Elliott, C. Sandbrook and M. Walpole), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118428351.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Dilys Roe International Institute for Environment and Development, 80–86 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8NH, UK

  2. 4

    African Wildlife Foundation, Oxford, UK

  3. 5

    United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre, 219 Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0DL, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Rua do Russel, 450/sala 601, Bairro: Gloria, CEP: 22.210-010, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  2. 2

    Center for Development Research, University of Bonn, Walter-Flex-Str .3, 53113 Bonn, Germany

  1. This chapter provides summary arguments from Wunder (2008), updated with more recent case studies.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 21 DEC 2012

Book Series:

  1. Conservation Science and Practice Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Ward Cooper

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470674796

Online ISBN: 9781118428351

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Keywords:

  • PES, pro-poor benefits;
  • environmental degradation;
  • innovative PES;
  • PES schemes, and the poor;
  • PES, voluntarily/or de facto exit;
  • PES as use restricting

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Do poor people sell environmental services?

  • Do poor people gain from selling environmental services?

  • Do poor environmental service users benefit from PES?

  • How do poor non-participants fare?

  • Conclusions

  • References