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Ecosystem Service Market Development: The Role and Opportunity for Finance

Ecosystem Service Market Development: The Role and Opportunity for Finance

Ray Hartwell, Bruce Aylward, Sue Lurie, Sally Duncan, & Katrina Van Dis

The creation of tradable credits for the development or preservation of ecosystem services has emerged as a method to provide payments for land and water stewardship. One obstacle to the emergence of markets for these credits is a lack of financing for projects seeking to develop ecosystem services and their credits. The research effort described here seeks to develop innovative financial mechanisms and approaches to meet this need.

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