Payments for ecosystem services and the water-energy-food nexus
Two Pager (2016)
Bonn: German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
PES implementation does not necessarily mean that externalities produced by ecosystem service buyers are internalised. Power asymmetries among actors are the determining factor for envisaging whether nexus governance can be implemented or externalities and costs are pushed onto marginal societal sectors.