Valuing mangrove resources in Kosrae, Micronesia

Valuing mangrove resources in Kosrae, Micronesia

Primary Country: Federated States of Micronesia
Ecosystem: mangrove
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $666,000-$1million / year: Net annual value of marketable products produced by mangroves on Kosrae
  2. $1milion-$1.26 million / year: WTP of local people per year to protect and use mangrove swamps on Kosrae indefinitely
  3. 723.43USD/ha/yr: Values shown were provided by partner databases. ESVD values are from a derived data set. This value point is for Biodiversity protection
  4. 1964.59 USD/ha/yr: Storm protection
  5. 352.11USD/ha/yr: Other
  6. 108.83 USD/ha/yr: Fish
  7. 533.29 USD/ha/yr: TEV
  8. 178.29 USD/ha/yr: Fuel wood and charcoal
Region: Pacific
Data source: Primary; ESVD

Publication information

Naylor, R. Drew, M. “Valuing mangrove resources in Kosrae, Micronesia” Environment and Development Economics 3(4) :471-490. , 1998

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