Towards estimating total economic value of forests in Mexico




Failure to account for the numerous functions and economic uses of forests have led to patterns of global forest use with many detrimental environmental consequences. This study demonstrates the economic techniques for estimating the Total Economic Value (TEV) of forests. For the Mexican forest estate, the results show an annual lower bound value of the services of the total forest area to be in the order of $4 billion. This aggregate value stems from the non-marketed services provided by non-consumptive use; from future potential uses of the genetic resources and from pure existence values; and the largest proportion of economic value coming from the functional values of hydrological and carbon cycling.


Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment, University of East Anglia amd University College London






- N/A


- Inglês


- Nenhuma restrição


- Biodiversidade Florestal


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


- Economia, Comércio e Medidas de Incentivo


- Nenhuma / Não aplicável



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