Tag: payment for ecosystem services

5 promising financing options for urban forestry in India

Unlike urban farming or agro-forestry, urban forestry provides products and services that are largely intangible. How can you charge someone for breathing fresh air? Therefore, a viable revenue model cannot be developed easily. Authorities usually rely on grants from government, bilateral/multilateral organisation, foundations to meet operational costs. Many […]

Should We Pay For Ecosystem Services?

Ecosystems of the world provide a multitude of services to human society. Any benefit we derive from ecosystems comprise of these services. They are categorized under different names like provisioning services (photosynthesis, soil formation), supporting services (agriculture, timber and any other product that is natural derived), cultural services […]