Bình Phước uses payment scheme to help protect forests

The policy of payments for forest environmental services in Bình Phước Province has helped protect and develop forests, and improve the livelihoods of forest protecting households.

Under the policy, households, forest owners and firms that participate in protecting forests are paid an annual fee calculated on each hectare of forest that they protect. Forest protection households also have additional income from harvesting products such as honey, mushroom and other forest resources.

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