Modeling Artisanal Fisheries and Hydroelectricity in Relation to the Itezhi-tezhi Dam on the Kafue River, Zambia
AbstractMaximizing the production of ecosystem services is a necessity for resource management particularly when increasing the provision of one service decreases the provision of another. In these instances, it is important to estimate the value of ecosystem services to efficiently distribute resources. We estimate two major ecosystem services provided by the Kafue River, Zambia -hydroelectricity and fisheries- and discuss management implications of the relationship between hydropower controlled water regime and fisheries production.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Notre Dame, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 010.
Length: 37 pages
Date of creation: Jul 2012
Date of revision: Jul 2012
Environmental flows; Multivariate state-space; Fisheries management; ecosystem services; canonical correlation;
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