Targeting Payments for Environmental Services: The Role of Risk

Jennifer Alix-Garcia, Alain de Janvry and Elisabeth Sadoulet

from ARE Update Vol. 7, No. 4, Mar/Apr, 2004

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Abstract

Payments for environmental services have become increasingly popular in both the developing and developed world. Existing programs, however, could be made more efficient by taking into account the risk of losing these services in the design of such programs.

Keywords

environmental service, payment, resource, risk, loss, benefit

Citation

Jennifer Alix-Garcia, Alain de Janvry and Elisabeth Sadoulet. "Targeting Payments for Environmental Services: The Role of Risk." ARE Update 7(4)(2004):9-11. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
http://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2004/7/4/targeting-payments-for-en/