SPACES

Sustainable Poverty Alleviation from Coastal Ecosystem Services

Initiative Type: Projects

BeleĢm Statement Area: Ocean Resources

Initiative Location: Canada,Kenya,Mozambique,Sweden,United Kingdom,United States of America

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Description:

The Sustainable Poverty Alleviation from Coastal Ecosystem Services (SPACES) project is a large collaborative initiative funded by the UK Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA) program with some support from SwedBio. The project has (1) uncovered scientific knowledge on the complex relationship between ecosystem services, poverty, and human wellbeing, (2) built capacity among researchers at all levels, (3) developed and applied novel methodologies and processes, and (4) engaged with tens of stakeholders in both countries. Read more about SPACES here. The project has studied four communities in both Mozambique and Kenya.

Contact: Stockholm Resilience Centre

Initiative Website: http://www.espa-spaces.org/