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  • A native bird in Costa Rica found in a payments for environmental services project run by IIED and FONAFIFO (Photo Ina Porras)

    Who will pay for ecosystem services?

    Payments for ecosystem services have the potential to promote healthier ecosystems and fairer deals for smallholders. This is all very good, but where will the money for such schemes come from?

    28 January 2014 | Blog | Sustainable markets
  • Costa Rica has adapted its systems of payments for ecosystem services over the past two decades

    Payments for ecosystem services: Costa Rica’s recipe

    Costa Rica has adopted a mix of economic and regulatory policies to protect its forests – the eclectic mix of ingredients could be judged a recipe for success.

    29 November 2013 | Blog | Forests
  • En route to San José, Costa Rica. Credit: cicsc1970

    Nature has values, and markets can be governed

    The environmental community has been rightly wary of markets. But payments for environmental services can play a role in protecting nature, so long as governments guide, govern and regulate such markets.

    10 August 2012 | Blog | Economics
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