Monthly Archives: March 2012

Access and Benefits in Payments for Environmental Services and Implications for REDD+: Lessons from seven PES schemes

By Sango Mahanty This paper presents findings from a study of seven Payment for Environmental Service (PES) schemes that assessed impacts on livelihoods and implications for the design of incentive mechanisms for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+). It … Continue reading

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EAFPES at ‘Planet Under Pressure’ Conference 2012, 26-29th March, London

EAFPES will be participating in the International Conference ‘Planet Under Pressure’,  26-29th March 2012, London, UK Theme: New Knowledge Towards Solutions This is an international conference to provide scientific leadership towards the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development – Rio+20, organised … Continue reading

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The East African Forum for Payment for Ecosystem Services is a regional forum that highlights issues concerning Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) in the East African region and beyond. This is an interactive forum whose main aim is to get … Continue reading

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2012 Call for Proposals: Grant Awards for Global Environmental Change Research in Africa February 15th, 2012

START, the global change SysTem for Analysis, Research and Training, is pleased to announce the 2012 Call for Proposals (CFP) for Global Environmental Change (GEC) Research in Africa. This CFP is issued pending approval of funding from donor agencies. The … Continue reading

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Announcement of Opportunity: ESPA 2012 Grants

Closing date: 02 April 2012 at 16:00 UK local time (GMT+1/UCT+1) The ESPA Programme Executive Board invites Expressions of Interest (EOI) to attend a Grant Development Workshop near London on 2–4 July 2012. This is the first stage in an … Continue reading

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Participatory modelling frameworks to understand well being trade-offs in coastal ecosystem services.

This project is designed to develop a framework and associated tools to explicitly identify trade-offs between ecosystem services and between the wellbeing of different stakeholders resulting from policy and development scenarios and environmental change. We will achieve this by combining … Continue reading

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