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Payments for ecosystems services (PES) - PES pilot research projects (2011-12) - Project 1 - NE0126

The overall aims are to provide research funding to support early stage development of PES pilots in England, which can require significant underpinning analytical support and development in order to be implemented in practice.
The focus for the research projects is on practical and innovative PES projects on the ground providing coverage (across the projects as a whole as far as is practically possible) of a range of different ecosystem services, habitats and locations. The research projects that are taken forward will provide important evidence and lessons learnt that will help in the future development of PES schemes in an England context and help inform Defra of the key challenges and barriers in this area.
Project Documents
• FRP - Final Report : Final Report, Poole Harbour PES Feasibility   (976k)
• ANX - Annex : Annex 1 - Functional wetlands study report   (137k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2012

To: 2013

Cost: £30,877
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Economic Research              
Ecosystem Service