Many times over the past few years I’ve referred to our land use and environmental work in terms of their improvements to health and livelihood of communities. We have never methodically developed indicators or measures of “healthy, sustainable livelihood”…but think it is critically important.
Attached is a white paper that begins to take the issues apart and structure some approaches.
This is enormously important to the future of carbon markets and conservation finance. Without measures of social well-being we are lost.