Economic report for the Strategy of Natural Heritage and Biodiversity of Catalonia

In order to analyze the positive economic impacts that will be derived from the development of the Strategy of the Natural Heritage and the Biodiversity of Catalonia, a study has been carried out to establish the methodology of evaluation of the benefits that will contribute the fulfillment of the Strategy, in Terms of ecosystem services or other socioecological repercussions for Catalonia. The study has been done based on previous experiences in various countries of the world, adapted to the objectives and characteristics of the Strategy.

The goal was to have the tools to analyze the positive direct / indirect and monetary / non-monetary impact that will be used to display the different lines of action of the Strategy, and that will be applied after the first planned monitoring report.

The report was made jointly between INSTA, ENT and the Institute for European Environmental Policy.