An Assessment of the Economics of Land Degradation for Improved Land Management in Central Asia
Communication Team ICARDA. (15/9/2016). An Assessment of the Economics of Land Degradation for Improved Land Management in Central Asia.
The goals of the initiative in Central Asia: a) Provide economic valuation of losses (damages) from land degradation and their major ecosystem services, caused by human’s activities. b) Validate of economic effectiveness and provide options for practices/methods of sustainable use of land resources, based on applicability and feasibility. c) Increase the awareness of decision makers and the capacity of local specialists on the use of the analysis and economic valuation of ecosystem during decision-making process.