Economic Appraisal of Ayeyarwady Mangrove Forests

At a Glance

Publication Date May 2020
Format pdf
Country Myanmar
Thematic Area Cross Cutting

Conservation and restoration of coastal mangroves is a priority consistent with Myanmar’s Nationally Determined Contribution commitments to the Paris Agreement. However, conservation and restoration of mangroves require substantial investment. This can be justified and stimulated if the returns are clearly known. This report characterizes the monetary and non-monetary benefits of restoration and improved management of mangroves in townships of the lower Ayeyarwady Delta. For this, an assessment following the 3Returns Framework proposed by GGGI was conducted, characterizing the impacts on the benefits from investments in natural, social & human, and financial capital.

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