Problem

Lack of private sector involvement in biodiversity conservation

Other Names:
Lack of business participation in conservation of biological resources
Nature:
There are a number of underlying factors behind the lack of private sector involvement in biodiversity conservation. These include: institutional failures, such as missing markets and non-existent property rights for biodiversity goods and services; information failures, such as lack of scientific knowledge, lack of public awareness and lack of sustainability criteria; and enforcement failures, such as lack of appropriate legal systems.
Problem Type:
J: Problems Under Consideration
Date of last update
04.05.2000 – 00:00 CEST