Payment for Ecosystem Services and Sustainable Agriculture for Conservation and Development in Paraguay

COUNTRY: Paraguay

ORGANIZATION: Organization of American States

LOCAL PARTNER: IDEA (Environmental Law and Economics Institute)

OBJECTIVE: The project will target three pilot sites located in the Department of San Pedro, which includes a portion of the Bosque Atlántico del Alto Parana (BAAP) along with other sensitive ecosystems. To improve socio-economic wellbeing of 500 households residents and protect and improve the ecosystem service capacity by implementing a menu of agro-forestry practices combined with a scheme of Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES)

PRESS RELEASE:

Further information of this project please contact Rodrigo Martinez at 202 458 3193 or by email at rmartinez@oas.org    

 

 

 

 

 

   

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December 12, 2008. Asunción, Paraguay. "Payment for Ecosystem Services and Sustainable Agriculture” Project. Agenda .