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Best Practice Guidance for Payments for Ecosystem Services - NE0125

The aim of the project is to produce an authoritative, accessible, and practical best-practice Guide to encourage, facilitate and support the identification, design and development of real schemes in which the beneficiaries, or users, of ecosystem services provide payment to the providers, that is, stewards of the ecosystems that provide those services. This project specification takes forward a commitment in the Natural Environment White Paper and specifically relates to the action to publish a best practice guide for such schemes. It will build on the evidence base that has been built over the last 12 months, but with a focus on practical delivery.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2011

To: 2012

Cost: £105,992
Contractor / Funded Organisations
U R S Scott Wilson Ltd
Economic Research              
Ecosystem Service