Payments for Environmental Services: Who Gains and Who Loses?

Zilberman, David

from ARE Update Vol. 11, No. 1, Sept/Oct, 2007

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Abstract

Direct payments for the provision of environmental services represent an innovative tool to improve the environment. However, our research shows that the dual goals of these programs to improve the environment and reduce poverty are difficult to achieve in practice.

Keywords

environmental services, payments, environment, poverty,

Citation

Zilberman, David. "Payments for Environmental Services: Who Gains and Who Loses?" ARE Update 11(1)(2007):1-3. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
https://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2007/11/1/payments-for-environmenta/