Thursday, November 19, 2009
New at HOORC's Library: conserving and valuing ecosystem services and biodiversity
This book is a collection of chapters addressing the economic, institutional and social challenges confronting scientists and policy makers in conserving biodiversity and ecosystem critical for sustaining human well being and development. The book covers a wide range of themes and issues such as economics and valuation of biodiversity and ecosystem services, social aspects of conservation governance and protection of indigenous knowledge , climate change amongst others. Most of the chapters are products of ongoing or completed larger research projects sponsored by several national and international agencies like the World Bank, the International Food Policy Research Institute , GTZ and the International institute for Environment and Development and others. You can find the book at HOORC Library.