Resource material

There is a wealth of scientific knowledge regarding environmental services that needs to be linked with the knowledge and actions of policy makers and resource users. Under real life circumstances, knowledge does not flow as easily as it should and policy makers make crucial decisions affecting vast populations without the benefit of accurate data. It […]

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A full description of each of PRESA’s seven sites has now been published in flyer format. Each flyer describes the unique environmental challenges facing each particular site, the work being done by our local partners, and the potential for a rewards for environmental services scheme. Each site description has images and maps to illustrate the […]

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PRESA aims to facilitate rewards to encourage the people of Africa’s highlands to maintain ecosystem services, for example by adopting conservation agriculture techniques to prevent land degradation. But what if highland forest communities don’t actually own the land? Why should they care about sustainable management when they can be asked to move at any time […]

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Ulugurus Mts, Morogoro, Tanzania From 15-20 September, PRESA staff and collaborators were active at the East and Southern Africa Katoomba Meeting, Taking Stock & Charting a Way Forward: Payments for Ecosystem Services in Africa, in Dar es Salaam. The meeting was an excellent opportunity for learning about the latest PES developments in Africa and beyond, […]

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The PRESA library currently links you to a wealth of information on payments and rewards for environmental services. You’ll find a collection of ICRAF research such as working papers, journal articles and other publications. As the PRESA project begins to generate its own resources we’ll be sharing them here as well. In addition, you’ll be […]

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