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Solutions Seminar: Compensation and Rewards for Forest Ecosystem Services: The Indian Experience
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 5:00pm

SOLUTIONS SEMINAR SERIES: ECOSYSTEM SERVICES

Join the Institute for Sustainable Solutions this winter as we explore economic solutions to sustain the vital services nature provides us.

Compensation and Rewards for Forest Ecosystem Services: The Indian Experience

Madhu Verma
Professor of Environment and Developmental Economics at the Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal, India

Wednesday, February 29
5-6:30 p.m.
Portland State University, Shattuck Hall Annex, SW Hall and Broadway (map)
FREE, open to the public and live streamed here.

Visiting Fulbright-Nehru Environmental Leadership Scholar Madhu Verma will share her experience of valuing the forest resources of India to better equip policy makers with information regarding the true value of India’s forests. She will discuss a system of compensation and rewards that considers the total economic loss for forest diversion and incentivizes communities engaged in forest conservation. Explore all seminars>>