Importance of valuation of ecosystems services for sustainable development
Vinay Nangia. (15/8/2016). Importance of valuation of ecosystems services for sustainable development. Amman, Jordan: International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA).
Our health and well-being depends upon the services provided by ecosystems and their components: water, soil, nutrients and organisms. The ecosystem services are the processes by which the environment produces resources utilized by humans such as clean air, water, food and materials.