Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
What are the best ways to make schemes that compensate protectors of natural resources fairer and more inclusive? IIED’s conference on Innovations for equity in smallholder PES: bridging research and practice aims to explore the latest thinking on the issue from researchers, policy makers, funders and practitioners, and to share lessons learned.
Based at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh on 21 March 2014, the conference on payments for ecosystem services (PES) schemes will include:
- Conference sessions exploring strategies to promote the inclusion of smallholders and communities in PES schemes
- Case studies to improve the understanding of participants’ preferences for different PES payment formats
- Panel discussions among practitioners
- A post-conference networking event