Crossfire : are we using payments for ecosystem services to transfer our responsibility for over-consuming natural resources onto poor farmers in the global South?
Institute of Development Policy and Management
Enterprise development and microfinance. - London
, p. 215-221
University of Antwerp
In the Global South, payments for environmental services (PES) have become increasingly popular as a tool to promote environmental conservation combined with poverty reduction. However, a number of concerns have been raised about this policy tool at the conceptual level. In the following debate, Gert Van Hecken and Kahlil Baker confront their views on this topic, with particular attention to issues of global environmental justice.