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This article published in IUCN Academy of Environmental Law e-Journal Issue 2012 (1) outlines payment for environmental services (PES) the lessons learned, and relevant laws and regulations. Vietnam has taken the lead in Southeast Asia, both in adopting pilot projects on PES, and now a nationwide PES scheme for forest services. Irrespective of future challenges, the Vietnam case provides an important insight into the challenges for implementing PES schemes and the contribution that legal instruments might play.

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Field Value
Document type Advocacy and promotional materials
Language of document
  • English
  • Climate change
  • Environment and natural resources
  • Environment and natural resources policy and administration
  • Environmental and biodiversity protection
  • Forest policy and administration
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Viet Nam
Copyright Yes
Version / Edition 1.0
License unspecified
Author (individual) Guignier, Armelle
Author (corporate) IUCN Academy of Environmental Law
Co-author (individual) Rieu-Clarke, Alistair
Publisher IUCN,
Publication date 2012
Pagination pages 251-259
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IUCN Academy of Environmental law E Journal 2012 (1)

Date uploaded June 13, 2015, 11:05 (UTC)
Date modified July 11, 2015, 09:37 (UTC)