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An economic valuation of wetlands in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta: a case study of direct use values in Camau Province.

Do, Thang Nam; Bennett, Jeff


This research paper is aimed at partially filling an information gap relating to economic values of wetlands in the Mekong River Delta by estimating the direct use values of wetlands in Camau Province, using a market-based approach. It is found that wetlands in Camau have the direct uses of capture fisheries, aquaculture, timber, fuelwood, Nypa fruticans1 and medicinal plants, with the estimated average value of VND7,549,824 or AUD982 per ha per annum. Among these uses, aquaculture has the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Working/Technical Paper


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