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Title: Ecosystem services, efficiency, sustainability and equity: South Africa's Working for Water Programme
Authors: Van Wilgen, BW
Le Maitre, DC
Cowling, RM
Keywords: Working for Water programme
Alien plants
Ecosystem services
Ecology
Evolutionary biology
Issue Date: Sep-1998
Publisher: Elsevier Science Ltd
Citation: Van Wilgen, BW, Le Maitre, DC and Cowling RM. 1998. Ecosystem services, efficiency, sustainability and equity: South Africa's Working for Water Programme. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, vol. 13(9), pp 378-378
Abstract: In this paper, South Africa’s working for water programme is described. The programme maximizes an ecosystem services (the delivery of water), enhances sustainability by eliminating invading alien plants, and promotes social equity through jobs and training for economically marginalized people. It demonstrates the potential value of placing a monetary estimate on an ecosystem service.
Description: Copyright: Elsevier Science Ltd
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10204/562
ISSN: 0169-5347
Appears in Collections:Environmental management
Water resources and human health
Ecosystems processes & dynamics
General science, engineering & technology

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