The Handbook on Ecosystem Services, Methods of Valuation and Application in Turkmenistan
This handbook presents methodology for valuation of ecosystem services in Turkmenistan. Preparation of the document was a part of the agreement between the company Metroeconomica LTD and the UN Development Program aimed at ensuring capacity building of the country in the area of planning of biodiversity conservation within the framework of implementation of commitments under the Convention on Biological Diversity signed by Turkmenistan in 1996.
The document is prepared with the support of the joint project of the Ministry of Nature Protection of Turkmenistan, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Turkmenistan and the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) on “Planning of National Biodiversity to support implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) for the period 2011-2020” (Reg. EK-848 of 1/07/2013).