publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

The prospects for ecosystem services provision in fragile states’ urban areas

Bogadi, Antonija;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2018 Journal: Tehnički Glasnik, volume 12, issue 1, pages 44-49 (issn: 1846-6168, eissn: 1848-5588, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University North
Abstract
In fragile states context of climate change vulnerability, poverty and lack of infrastructure, the ability of ecosystem services to provide for numerous human needs is indispensable. The focus of this paper is describing the prospects for ecosystem services provision in fragile states’ urban areas. This paper presents a distinct approach by analyzing actors with capacity to provide ecosystem services in urban areas: government, international partners and citizens. Using infrastructure investments data from Asian Development Bank, African Development Bank and World Bank, obstacles for ES provision are related to weak and fragmented governments, non-transparency a...
Subjects
free text keywords: actors, climate change, ecosystem services, urban areas, actors; climate change; ecosystem services; urban areas, lcsh:Technology, lcsh:T
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