Land and water use of wetlands in Africa: Economic values of African wetlands

Land and water use of wetlands in Africa: Economic values of African wetlands

Primary Country: Malawi
Ecosystem: wetland
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $0.88 / ha / year: Annual value of medecinal products per hectare of the Zambesi Basin Wetlands, in Southern Africa
  2. $201,253,79 / km2 / year: $201,253,79 / km2 / year
  3. $0.02 / ha / year: Annual value of habitat function per hectare of the Zambesi Basin Wetlands, in Southern Africa
  4. $66.70 / ha / year: Annual value of food per hectare of the Zambesi Basin Wetlands, in Southern Africa
  5. $4.95 / ha / year: Annual value of raw materials per hectare of the Hadejia-Jama're floodplain & Hadejia-Nguru Wetlands, Nigeria
  6. $15,850,54 / km2 / year: Total economic value
  7. $40.34 / ha / year: Annual value of food per hectare of the Hadejia-Jama're floodplain & Hadejia-Nguru Wetlands, Nigeria
  8. $85.86 / ha / year: Annual value of food per hectare of the Lake Chilwa Wetland, Malawi
  9. $0.06 / ha / year: Annual value of raw materials per hectare of the Lake Chilwa Wetland, Malawi
  10. $119.30 / ha / year: Annual value of food per hectare of the Nakivubo Urban Wetland, Uganda,
  11. $50.91 / ha / year: Annual value of raw materials per hectare of the Nakivubo Urban Wetland, Uganda,
  12. $1,831.54 / ha / year: Annual value of waste regulation per hectare of the Nakivubo Urban Wetland, Uganda
  13. $21056392 / km2 / year: Total economic value of wetlands in Mozambique
Methodology: benefits transfer
Region: Africa
Data source: GecoServ

Publication information

Schuijt, K. “Land and water use of wetlands in Africa: Economic values of African wetlands” International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis., 2002

Addtional Notes

http://www.iiasa.ac.at/Admin/PUB/Documents/IR-02-063.pdf

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