Economic value of terrestrial and marine biodiversity in the Cape Floristic Region: implications for defining effective and socially optimal conservation strategies

Economic value of terrestrial and marine biodiversity in the Cape Floristic Region: implications for defining effective and socially optimal conservation strategies

Primary Country: South Africa
Ecosystem: multiple
Sample Value Estimates:
Values shown were provided by partner databases. ESVD values are from a derived data set. This value point is for
  1. 21870.99 ZAR/ha/yr: Food [unspecified]
  2. Rand 9,620 million /year [US$ 1,374 million]: TEV of terrestrial and marine biodiversity in the Cape Floristic Region
  3. 476 ZAR/ha/yr: Biodiversity protection
  4. Rand 1,323 million / year [US$189 million]: Extractive use value from harvesting of marine resources in the Cape Floristic Region
  5. Rand 78 million / year [ US$1.11 million]: Extractive use value from harvesting of terrestrial resources in the Cape Floristic Region
  6. Rand 28.8 million [US$4.1 milion]: Annual existence value for the fynbos biome in South Africa for for coastal area
  7. Rand 7,443 million / year [US$1,063 million]: Recreational value of the biodiversity of the Cape Floristic region
Region: Africa
Data source: ESVD; Primary

Publication information

Turpie, J. Heydenrych, B.Lamberth, S. “Economic value of terrestrial and marine biodiversity in the Cape Floristic Region: implications for defining effective and socially optimal conservation strategies” Biological Conservation Vol 112: 233-251, 2003

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