Call for Participants: Designing and Implementing Payments for Environmental Services (PES) Schemes -Experience from Lao PDR

DESCRIPTION

The aim of this short course is to provide those attending with detailed knowledge of how to design and implement PES schemes in developing countries.

The course will draw heavily from the experience gained by the presenters while working on the Laos PDR PES scheme that is focused on protecting endangered wildlife from poaching.

Sessions in the course will concentrate on the key information components that are requires for a successful PES design: Demand, costs of supply and biophysical impacts.

Emphasis will be given to the practicalities of generating information as well as the implementation of the scheme in two case studies.

DATE 3rd – 4th August, 2017
VENUE Faculty of Economics and Business Management, National University of Laos, Vientiane
CONTACT Dr Phouphet Kyophilavong, Associate Professor and Vice-Dean, Faculty of Economics and Business Management, NUoL
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Call for Participants: Designing and Implementing Payments for Environmental Services (PES) Schemes -Experience from Lao PDR