Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation in Amazonia




Latin America is a biodiversity superpower and Amazonia is perhaps its greatest natural capital asset. Amazonian forests provide ecosystem services that underpin food, water, energy and livelihood securities. Research shows that Amazonia’s forests are threatened by unsustainable land use practices and climate change, which could lead to large-scale impacts on ecosystem services. Maintaining the integrity of Amazonian ecosystems while reducing poverty and vulnerability is a key challenge for the region.


Global Canopy Programme


A report of a capacity-building project to design a research agenda on the links between the natural capital of Amazonian forests and water, food, health, livelihood, climate and energy securities.




- N/A


- Inglês


- Nenhuma restrição


- Biodiversidade Florestal


- Relatórios, Estudos, Avaliações de Biodiversidade, Linhas de Base


- Diversidade biológica e cultural;
- Economia, Comércio e Medidas de Incentivo


- Nenhuma / Não aplicável



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