Do payment for ecosystem services schemes work in benefiting the poor? Questions remain over the ultimate destination of both payments and naturally derived benefits. Working in the tropical forests of eastern Madagascar, this project is one of the first multi-dimensional assessments of a payment scheme. It is looking at the benefits which lowland rice farmers may expect from more forests, exploring the costs (and who bears them) of reduced access for wild-product harvesting, and investigating how politics and social structures influence...
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OrganisationWater Resources Management Authority
Publication in Relevant Areas
Water Rights and Water Use permitting in Kenya
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