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Valuing environmental impacts: guidelines for the use of value transfer

How to value environmental impacts using ‘value transfer’: a non-technical summary by Economics for the Environment Consultancy (eftec).

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Valuing Environmental Impacts: Practical Guidelines for the Use of Value Transfer in Policy and Project Appraisal

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Report prepared for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs by:

Economics for the Environment Consultancy (eftec)

This document provides practical guidelines for valuing environmental impacts via an approach known as ‘value transfer’. It augments guidance provided by Defra in An introductory guide to valuing ecosystem services, which seeks to ensure that the true value of ecosystems and the services they provide are taken into account in policy decision-making.

Published 9 February 2010