Volume 69

Mangrove and Coastal Small-scale Fisheries Production: Contribution on Economic Valuation of Ecosystem Services Provided by Mangrove in French Guiana

Blanchard, F., N. Sanz, and R. Walker
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Date: November, 2016

Pages: 61 - 63

Event: Proceedings of the Sixty eigth Annual Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute

City: Grand Cayman

Country: Cayman Islands


Mangrove provide services such as fisheries resources, coastal protection, water purification, carbon storage, construc-tion wood, inspiration source (literature), beliefs, that contribute to human well-being. However, mangrove has declined worldwide of about 20% between 1980 and 2005. To contribute to poverty alleviation and food security, public policies have to be implemented to conserve mangrove. Stakeholders need knowledge on the link between the services and the ecosystem to be able to find trade-offs between services, and on the profits from these services, to introduce compensations measures.

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