Payments for Ecosystems Services: Costa Rica Case Study

14th June 2021
Author: Ina Porras

In this video, Dr Ina Porras, Economics, Climate and Environment Adviser, FCDO, presents the case study of Costa Rica as an example of a country that has been able to start reversing the effects of extensive forest clearing through the introduction of PES (Payments for Ecosystems Services).

  1. History of forest cover
  2. PES in Costa Rica

This presentation was delivered as part of the introductory session to the K4D Learning Journey on International Nature: Our Relationship with Nature.


14th June 2021


Continent: South America

Country: Costa Rica