Developing markets for water services from forests: Issues and lessons for innovators
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Landscapes, memories and water: Narratives, perceptions and policy-making on land and water in Monteverde, Costa Rica Porras, I.T.; Miranda, M. (Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: The Centre for Land Use and Water Resource Research (CLUWRR), 2005)This report focuses on situations displayed in (3) and (4), where policy-makers and science fail to take into account people's sets of perceptions and the particular history of a region. The report draws on evidence from ...
How New York City used an ecosystem services strategy carried out through an urban-rural partnership to preserve the pristine quality of its drinking water and save billions of dollars and What lessons it teaches about using ecosystem services Appleton, A.F. (2002)This presentation by Al Appleton, former New York City Commissioner of Water and Environment, discusses his experience setting up payment schemes for farmers in the Catskill Mountains that have not only safeguarded New ...
Grieg-Gran, M.; Noel, S.; Porras, I. (Wageningen, the Netherlands: ISRIC, 2006)Summary: Green Water Credits is a mechanism for payments to land users for specified land and soil management activities that determine the supply of fresh water at source. These activities are presently unrecognized and ...