$2m project to help put a dollar value on forest and farmland environmental benefits

$2m project to help put a dollar value on forest and farmland environmental benefits

18th May 2017

A collaborative research project will help industries put an economic value on the environmental benefits they offer using a system known as Natural Capital Accounting.

An initiative of Forest and Wood Products Australia (FWPA), the three-year, $2 million project to be launched today in Wauchope NSW by Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce. Funded by Government and industry, the project will be spearheaded by CSIRO and also involves fishery and cotton industry groups. Media

Media Release:
FWPA_NaturalCapital_May17_FINAL.pdf

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