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The Florestas para a Vida Project in Espírito Santo, Brazil (Inglês)

The Florestas para a Vida project, which is financed by a grant from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and is being implemented by the World Bank, was designed to address threats to biodiversity and water services, and to contribute to watershed development in the state of Espírito Santo, Brazil. To achieve this, it includes several interventions aimed at improving watershed management in the upper part of the Jucu and Santa Maria da Vitoria watersheds, including two distinct Payments for Environmental Services (PES) programs: a short-term PES program and long-term PES program. This paper discusses the plans for these two PES programs, which are currently being developed.

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  • Autor

    Boni, Rafael Costa, Raphael Jorge S. Novelli, Fabiano Z. Sossai, Marcos F. de Souza, Sandro Rodrigo A.

  • Data do documento

    2012/10/01

  • TIpo de documento

    Documento de Trabalho (Série Numerada)

  • No. do relatório

    87674

  • Nº do volume

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • País

    Brasil,

  • Região

    América Latina e Caribe,

  • Data de divulgação

    2014/04/24

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Nome do documento

    The Florestas para a Vida Project in Espírito Santo, Brazil

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