Southasia Institute of Advanced Studied (SIAS) organized a seminar on “Beyond Payments for Environmental Services: Lessons from Reciprocal Watershared Agreements in South America” on February 11th, 2016 at SIAS Office New Baneshwor.
The Seminar was delivered by Nigel Asquith. Nigel Asquith, PhD, is the Director of Strategy and Policy at the Natura Bolivia Foundation, having previously worked at the Smithsonian Institution, the Center for International Forestry Research, Conservation International, and the World Bank. His research, currently funded by the MacArthur Foundation and the UK’s Department for International Development, assesses the feasibility of market-based tools for environmental management.

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Interview with Nigel Asquith (Fundación Natura-Bolivia) about the Reciprocal Watershed Agreements (ARA) in Latin America. The ARA model is an alternative to the traditional Payments for Environmental Services.