Benefits of Forest Ecosystems in Zambia and the role of REDD+ in a Green Economy Transformation

The main objective of the study was to assess the economic value of Zambia’s forest ecosystem services. The  study estimates that, when ecosystem services provided by forests are accounted for, forests make a direct contribution to the national economy equivalent to about 4.7% of gross domestic product (GDP), which rises to 6.3% with the application of multiplier effects.

File name: Benefits of Forest Ecosystem Zambia_Full report FINAL.pdf
File Location: SNA/Global Programme / Green Economy / Forest ecosystem valuation and economics / Benefits of Forest Ecosystems in Zambia and the role of REDD+ in a Green Economy Transformation
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Publish Date: Monday, 27 April 2015
Upload Date: Monday, 27 April 2015
Modified Date: Thursday, 01 October 2015
Author: UNEP
Owner: Mihaela Secrieru
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