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Economic Valuation of Forest Ecosystem Services in Kenya: Implication for Design of PES Schemes and Participatory Forest Management

Boscow Okumu and Edwin Muchapondwa
Forest ecosystem services are critical for human well-being as well as functioning and growth of economies. However, despite the growing demand for these services, they are hardly given due consideration in public policy formulation. The values attached to these services by local communities are...
Jul 2017
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The Economic Evaluation of Dryland Ecosystem Services in the South African Kgalagadi Area and Implications for PES Involving the Khomani San

Johane Dikgang and Edwin Muchapondwa
The economic importance of the dryland ecosystem services in the Kgalagadi area is generally unknown, as is the distribution of benefits from use of the ecosystem services. This study seeks to value ecosystem services in the Kgalagadi area by applying the Choice Experiment technique and thereafter...
Oct 2013
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The Economic Evaluation of Dryland Ecosystem Services in the South African Kgalagadi by the Local Communities

Johane Dikgang and Edwin Muchapondwa
This study seeks to value ecosystem services in the Kgalagadi area by applying the Choice Experiment technique. The values placed on dryland ecosystem services by indigenous communities are estimated using a Conditional Logit model, Random Parameter Logit model and a Random Parameter Logit model...
Oct 2013
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Valuing User Preferences for Improvements in Public Nature Trails Around the Sundays River Estuary, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Deborah E. Lee, Stephen G. Hosking and Mario du Preez
Many valuations have been made of changes to in-estuary attributes but few have been made of out-of-estuary attributes. From a recreation perspective, an important type of out-of-estuary attribute is the availability of public paths by which to access attractive features of the estuary environment...
Jun 2013
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Improving navigability on the Kromme river Estuary: A choice experiment application

Deborah E Lee, Stephen G Hosking and Mario Du Preez
Navigation of estuaries is a vitally important aspect of boating recreation in South Africa and elsewhere. This paper uses a choice experiment to estimate recreation values of the Kromme River Estuary, a popular estuary along South Africa’s east coast. This valuation methodology allows for the...
Mar 2013
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Using a choice experiment to manage the excess demand challenges facing the Sundays River Estuary recreational fishery in South Africa

Deborah E. Lee, Stephen G. Hosking and Mario Du Preez
The Sundays River Estuary, situated in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, has excess recreational demand for estuarine services, specifically recreational fishing. The estuary has been over-fished, putting its sustainability at risk. Various management interventions may be required in order to save it...
Feb 2013
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