Economic Valuation of Mangroves and the Roles of Local Communities in the Conservation of the Resources: Case Study of Surat Thani, South of Thailand

Economic Valuation of Mangroves and the Roles of Local Communities in the Conservation of the Resources: Case Study of Surat Thani, South of Thailand

Primary Country: Thailand
Ecosystem: mangrove
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $33-110 / ha lost: Loss in fisheries value per hectare of mangrove deforested in Surat Thani Province on the Gulf of Thailand
  2. $1,999.70 / ha / year: Annual value of habitat function of mangrove wetlands in Surat Thani, Thailand
  3. $2,991.44 / ha / year: Annual value of coastal protection of mangrove wetlands in Surat Thani, Thailand
  4. $85.50 / ha / year: Annual value of gas regulation of mangrove wetlands in Surat Thani, Thailand
  5. $4.72 / ha / year: Annual value of raw materials from mangrove wetlands in Surat Thani, Thailand
  6. $60,400: Value of mangroves left intact and
  7. $16,700: used for shrimp farming in Surat Thani Province (Thaila
  8. 105.71 USD/ha/yr: Values shown were provided by partner databases. ESVD values are from a derived data set. This value point is for Nursery service
  9. 2136.81THB/ha/yr: C- sequestration
  10. 3513.52 THB/ha/yr: Provisioning values [unspecified]
  11. 77775 THB/ha/yr: Prevention of extreme events [unspecified]
  12. 3513.52 THB/ha/yr: Provisioning values [unspecified]
Region: Asia
Data source: Consvalmap.org; ESVD; GecoServ

Publication information

Sathirathai, S. “Economic Valuation of Mangroves and the Roles of Local Communities in the Conservation of the Resources: Case Study of Surat Thani, South of Thailand” Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia (EEPSEA), 1997

Addtional Notes

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Economic Valuation Study

Degradation or Loss of Ecosystem Service

Mangroves, Wetlands or Coastal

Mangrove deforestation in Surat Thani Province on the Gulf of Thailand decreased how many fish were caught

each hectare deforested lost $33-$110 in fisheries value. http://www.envirosecurity.org/conference/working/ReasonsConservWildNature.pdf

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