Publikationstyp: Working Paper – Gutachten – Studie
Titel: Deriving monetary values of nature’s contributions to people (NCP) : conceptual framework and methodology developed within ValPar.CH
Autor/-in: Bokusheva, Raushan
Bozzola, Martina
Zabel von Felten, Astrid
et. al: No
DOI: 10.5167/uzh-219050
Umfang: 70
Erscheinungsdatum: 1-Jul-2022
Reihe: ValPar.CH Working Paper Series
Reihenzählung: 3
Verlag / Hrsg. Institution: ValPar.CH: Values of the Ecological Infrastructure in Swiss Parks
Verlag / Hrsg. Institution: Zurich
ISSN: 2674-0087
Sprache: Englisch
Schlagwörter: Nature contributions to people; Economic valuation; Ecosystem services
Fachgebiet (DDC): 333.7: Landflächen, Naturerholungsgebiete
Zusammenfassung: Nature’s Contributions to People (NCP) are all the contributions, both positive and negative, of living nature including diversity of organisms, ecosystems, and their associated ecological and evolutionary processes to the quality of life for people (IPBES 2019). This working paper presents the conceptual framework and the methodological procedure to be used for deriving monetary values for 15 NCPs, selected within the ValPar.CH project for studying benefits and added value of ecological infrastructure in Switzerland. Following the ValPar.CH project approach this paper focuses exclusively on NCP’s positive contributions. To measure NCPs´ economic benefits, we propose to apply the exchange value approach, which is used for the valuation of ecosystem services in the United Nations System of Environmental Economic Accounting (SEEA). The contribution of this working paper is two-fold. Firstly, we argue for the inclusion of an analysis of the institutional resource regime that governs an NCP and the ecosystem asset from which it originates. This is important to develop an understanding of whether the resulting monetary value depends on public policies and property rights rather than just market forces. Secondly, we lay out the detailed descriptions of the methodologies that will be used for valuing each of the 15 selected NCPs. The scope of the economic valuation of NCPs is limited to the assessment of NCPs´ values from an anthropocentric perspective and, consequently, does not consider intrinsic values of ecosystems.
Lizenz (gemäss Verlagsvertrag): Keine Angabe
Departement: Life Sciences und Facility Management
Organisationseinheit: Institut für Umwelt und Natürliche Ressourcen (IUNR)
Publiziert im Rahmen des ZHAW-Projekts: ValPar.CH – Werte der Ökologischen Infrastruktur in Schweizer Pärken
Enthalten in den Sammlungen:Publikationen Life Sciences und Facility Management

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