PACS / Biodiversity - Results and outputs
Key results and policy implications
Policy brief and fact sheets
- Policy Brief: Payment for Agrobiodiversity Conservation Services (PACS): Policy Intervention Strategies.
- Factsheet 1: Why are Incentives for Agrobiodiversity Conservation and Use Necessary?
- Factsheet 2: Domesticating PES: Applying Payments for Ecosystem Services to Agrobiodiversity Conservation Issues.
India case study
- Research Findings (India 1): Assessing the Risk Status of Minor Millets in the Kolli Hills, Tamil Nadu, India.
- Research Findings (India 2): Assessing Farmer Willingness to Participate in Minor Millet Conservation Programs and Estimating Conservation Program Costs.
Peru/Bolivia case studies
- Research Findings (Bolivia/Peru 1): Competitive Tenders: Designing Agrobiodiversity Conservation Programs so as to Minimize Costs while Maximizing Social Equity.
- Research Findings (Bolivia/Peru 2): Payment for Agrobiodiversity Conservation Services (PACS) and Implications for Institutions of Collective Action.
- Technical Note 1: Weitzman’s “Noah’s Ark Problem”: how to identify agrobiodiversity conservation priorities.
- Technical Note 2: Competitive Tenders for the Conservation of Local Plant and Animal Genetic Resources.
- Technical Note 3: Identifying in situ Conservation Goals: A Safe Minimum Standards Approach.
- Technical Brief 4: Collective Action, Property Rights and Payments for Agrobiodiversity Conservation Services (PACS).
- Payments for agrobiodiversity conservation services (PACS): Creating incentive mechanisms for the sustained on-farm utilization of plant and animal genetic resources. 11th Annual BioEcon Conference in Venice, Italy, 21-22 September 2009.
- Payments for agrobiodiversity conservation services (PACS) for sustained on-farm utilization of plant and animal genetic resources. Narloch, U., Drucker A.G. and Pascual, U., 2011. Accepted in Ecological Economics.
- Cost-effectiveness targeting under multiple conservation goals and equity considerations in the Andes. Narloch, U., Pascual, U. and Drucker A.G., 2011. Accepted in Environmental Conservation.
You can access all these publications on the Bioversity website.
Here is a more general database of recent literature on the applied economics of agrobiodiversity.