Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures

ID 67456
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Title Investing in ecological infrastructure
Description Investing in ‘ecological infrastructure’ makes economic sense in terms of cost effectiveness and rates 
of return, once the whole range of benefits provided by maintained, restored or increased ecological services are taken into account. Well-documented examples include investing in mangroves or other wetland ecosystems as well as watersheds, instead of man-made infrastructure like dykes or waste water treatment plants, in order to sustain or enhance the provision of ecosystem services.
Web Link /doc/case-studies/inc/cs-inc-teeb.Chapter 9-en.pdf
Additional Information
Source TEEB for Policy Makers Summary document
Keywords Health
Climate change