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Small forest owners and environmental sustainability in Guatemala: The potential of the Carbon Banking approach
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society., 2012-08)
Forest carbon is potentially an important income stream for small land owners in Guatemala that would help to cease deforestation and forest degradation pressures. However, the temporary nature of sequestered forest carbon, ...
Extra-market values and water management in New Zealand
(Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society., 2003-02)
Efficient water management requires information on the magnitudes of all values associated with water volumes and quality, both in-situ and in extractive uses. This paper reviews and summarises New Zealand research into ...
A New Zealand perspective on value transfer
This presentation provides a New Zealand perspective on value transfer. It covers the current value transfer market, with a practitioners view on supply and demand, environmental values, and the legal aspects. The source ...
Ecosystem services of Sika Deer hunting
This forum discussed national and international examples where ecosystem services values are incorporated in policy decision making. This presentation is specifically looking at sika deer hunting.
Efficient design for willingness to pay in choice experiments: evidence from the field
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2009-08)
Efficient experimental designs offer the potential to reduce confidence intervals for parameters of interest in choice models, or to reduce required sample sizes. C-efficiency recognizes the salience of willingness to pay ...
Recreational game hunting: motivations, satisfactions and participation
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Environment, Society and Design, 2010-06)
New Zealand recreational hunting management is on the cusp of major change with the possibility of the New Zealand Game Animal Council (NZGAC) gaining responsibility for managing hunting on much of the public estate. In ...
Managing competition: a survey of methods for allocating scarce resources
(Lincoln University. Centre for Resource Management. Lincoln University / University of Canterbury, 1990-06)
The essence of resource management is determining the optimal rates of use and allocation of scarce resources. However, a problem arises in determining what optimality means. Often the resource management agency uses ...
AccessMe concept assessment: Report to the New Zealand Walking Access Commission
(New Zealand Walking Access Commission, 2017-02)
The concept of AccessMe is a simple one – a digital platform where people can request access to a farm (for hunting, fishing, tramping etc.), and landholders can respond, without having to share personal information, make ...
Amenity values of spring fed streams and rivers in Canterbury: a methodological exploration
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2007-12)
Groundwater allocation decisions have effects beyond the enterprises and land uses for which water is used. They may influence the quantity, quality and flow of spring fed streams within the catchment, and the in-stream ...
Perceptions of the state of New Zealand's environment: findings from the first biennial survey undertaken in 2000
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2001)
The main aims of the research are to measure, analyse and monitor changes in New Zealanders' perceptions, attitudes and preferences towards a range of environmental issues, ultimately contributing to improved state of the ...