Conservation auction and environmental services enhancement (Con uri icon


  • Procurement auctions have been designed to efficiently allocate conservation contracts and reveal hidden information on the opportunity costs of supplying environmental services. The Conservation Auction and Environmental Services Enhancement (Con$erv) uses a step-by-step approach to go beyond an economic interpretation focussed on prices and efficiency to encompass the social dimensions of learning, perceptions and fairness, which also require attention and, in so doing, offers an opportunity for deeper analysis of the motivations of stakeholders

publication date

  • 2013