An Economic Evaluation of Mangrove Ecosystem and Different Fishing Techniques in the Vanthavilluwa Divisional in Puttalam Distriction of Sri Lanka

An Economic Evaluation of Mangrove Ecosystem and Different Fishing Techniques in the Vanthavilluwa Divisional in Puttalam Distriction of Sri Lanka

Primary Country: Sri Lanka
Ecosystem: mangrove
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $8956/ha/yr: Direct use value of mangrove habitat
  2. Rs. 76.62 million/yr: Preventative expenditure for shoreline stabilization and storm control
  3. Rs. 11.27 million: annual benefit of carbon sequestration
  4. Rs. 256.90/million/yr: Economic benefits of fish productivity of mangroves in Kala Oya Delta
Methodology: benefits transfer

Publication information

Regional Technical Assistance for Coastal and Marine Resources Management and Poverty Reduction in South Asia (ADB RETA 5974) “An Economic Evaluation of Mangrove Ecosystem and Different Fishing Techniques in the Vanthavilluwa Divisional in Puttalam Distriction of Sri Lanka” 1-26, 2003

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