Modelling economy-ecology linkages in mangroves: Economic evidence for promoting conservation in Bintuni Bay, Indonesia

Modelling economy-ecology linkages in mangroves: Economic evidence for promoting conservation in Bintuni Bay, Indonesia

Primary Country: Indonesia
Ecosystem: mangrove
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. Rp70 billion/yr, US$35 million / year: Annual value of traditional commercial fisheries from mangroves in the Bintuni Bay area of Irian Jaya, Indonesia
  2. Rp40 billion / year, US$20 million / year: Maximum value of selective commercial mangrove cutting schemes
  3. 204.03 USD/ha/yr: Values shown were provided by partner databases. ESVD values are from a derived data set. This value point is for Fish
  4. 96.71 USD/ha/yr: Values shown were provided by partner databases. ESVD values are from a derived data set. This value point is for Erosion prevention
  5. Rp20 billion / year ,US$10 million / year: Annual value of traditional non-commercial uses of mangroves in the Bintuni Bay area of Irian Jaya, Indonesia
  6. Rp70 billion, US$35 million: Increase in PV of the optimal management strategy of the 300,000 hectare mangrove ecosystem in the Bintuni Bay area of Irian Jaya, Indonesia - selective cutting of 25% of the harvestable mangrove compared to the clear cutting option
Region: Asia
Data source: GecoServ; ESVD

Publication information

Ruitenbeek, H..J. “Modelling economy-ecology linkages in mangroves: Economic evidence for promoting conservation in Bintuni Bay, Indonesia” Ecological Economics, 10: 233-247, 1994

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