Payments for agrobiodiversity conservation services for sustained on-farm utilization of plant and animal genetic resources

This paper discusses the potential application of Payment for Ecosystem Services-like schemes to tackle market failures associated with the public good characteristics of agrobiodiversity conservation services. So called payments for agrobiodiversity conservation services (PACS) would increase the private benefits from utilizing local plant and animal genetic resources on-farm through voluntary reward mechanisms, so as to sustain their on-farm conservation

Authors:
Narloch, U.; Drucker, A.G.; Pascual, U.
Journal/Series:
Ecological Economics, Vol.70 (11)
Pages:
p. 1837–1845
Publication Year:
2011
Publication Format:
PDF
Language:
EN
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