J.M. Rodriguez Zuniga
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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
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This article provides an Overview of the evolution of Costa Rica’s Environmental Services payment programme mechanisms for paying forest owners for the environmental services they provide. The author discusses the historical development of the legal and institutional frameworks for the program mechanisms briefly describes the various sources of funding for the program are briefly described.
Also available in Spanish: Pago por los servicios ambientales: La experiencia de Costa Rica