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Nature pays, but who pays for nature?

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Abstract: Many western politicians are fond of giving public money to farmers to grow more food. In Europe, a relatively recent phenomenon is to pay farmers to not produce food – or, more accurately, to pay them to produce nature. There are now proposals to extend such ‘payments for ecosystem services’ (PES) schemes to developing countries.
Authors: Bulte, E.
Category: Research
End Page: 20
Serial number: 2
ISSN: 1874-2033
Journal: The Broker
Keywords: environment , agriculture , government
Language: eng
Organization: The Broker
Year: 2007
Right: © 2007 IDP. This article has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Unported license.
Subject: Environment and Natural Resources
Start Page: 19
Title: Nature pays, but who pays for nature?