National Strategy for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity

2.2 STRATEGIC ISSUES, NATIONAL POLICIES, STRATEGIES AND PRIORITY ACTIVITIES.

11. Strengthen actions to internalize the costs of ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES AND INCENTIVES for the sustainable use of biodiversity.

Policies

Strategies

Priority activities

  • Consolidate the national program for payment of environmental services.
  • Develop innovative mechanisms to promote conservation activities and sustainable use.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Define criteria for the assignation of quotas as payment for environmental services.
  • Strengthen actions directed at developing projects for joint implementation.
  • Establish a verification and follow-up system in the areas included under the different modalities of payment for environmental services.
  • Expand the range of environmental services subject to financial compensation.
  • Develop new mechanisms to internalize the costs of providing environmental services.
  • Diversify conservation and sustainable use incentives.
  • Promulgate a legal framework specifically on the subject of environmental services.
  • Develop valuation and administration mechanisms for the charging and payment of environmental services.
  • Promote and consolidate projects that generate financial resources for the payment of environmental services.
  • Zoning of priority areas for payment of environmental services according to their biological importance and other benefits to the country.
  • Promote and strengthen incentives for research, development and marketing of products of biodiversity.