Socio-cultural assessment of ecosystem services for community planning and sustainability, A
Ecosystem service (ES) mapping is a useful mechanism for measuring and communicating ES values spatially; however, most ES mapping is conducted at coarse resolutions over large spatial scales, which calls into question their practicality for local decision-making. Since policy is implemented and managed locally, mapping efforts in Europe, Australia, and the United States have shifted towards local-scale, stakeholder-driven assessments over the past several years. Despite this shift, it is unclear whether similar efforts have been undertaken in Africa, where resource management has direct impacts ...
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