Estimating the returns to mangrove conversion: sustainable management or short term gain?

Estimating the returns to mangrove conversion: sustainable management or short term gain?

Primary Country: El Salvador
Ecosystem: mangrove
Sample Value Estimates:
Values shown were provided by partner databases. ESVD values are from a derived data set. This value point is for
  1. 1581119000 SVC: Nursery service,
  2. 17552000 SVC: Fuel wood and charcoal
Region: Americas
Data source: ESVD

Publication information

Gammage, S. “Estimating the returns to mangrove conversion: sustainable management or short term gain?” Environmental Economics Programme, 1998

Addtional Notes

This paper estimated "the ‘total economic value’ of a mangrove ecosystem in part of the Gulf of Fonseca, El Salvador, and to develop a cost-benefit framework to compare the sustainable management of the forest with alternative use scenarios."

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