WP7 - Socio-economic impacts of restoration

WP7 aims to identify and quantify the economic and social consequences of restoration activities and recovery of ecosystem services.

Specific objectives:

1) assessing of social acceptance of restoration activities;

2) assessing of direct and indirect economic and social benefits of changing ecosystem services (food provision services, cultural and regulating services) that arise through selected restoration activities;

3) assessing of cost effectiveness of restoration measures;

4) assessment of the net social benefit of each measure and the trade-offs among ecosystem services and their benefits under the restoration activities within and across nations;

Co-leaders: Partner 7, National University Of Ireland, Galway (Stephen Hynes) and Partner 17, Norsk Institutt for Vannforskning (Wenting Chen).