Paying local communities for ecosystem services: The Chimpanzee Conservation Corridor
Host Country Institutions:
NEMA - National Environment Management Agency, Uganda, CSWCT Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Wildlife Conservation Trust, Katoomba Group, Nature Harness Initiative, University Of Quebec at Montreal
To design, test and establish an effective, equitable and financially sustainable payment scheme to compensate local landholders for conserving and restoring forest habitats in Hoima District in order to protect chimpanzee populations and other components of biodiversity as well as demonstrate the effectiveness of PES.
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