Ecosystem Services in the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

Maksud Bekchanov, Claudia Ringler, Marc Mueller
2015 Change and Adaptation in Socio-Ecological Systems  
AbstractGiven their substantial societal benefits, such as supporting economic activities and providing better livelihoods in rural areas, ecosystem services should gain higher importance in water-food-energy nexus debates. Yet, not all values from ecosystems are quantifiable, data is often not adequate and methods of measuring these values are not sound. This situation challenges researchers and water managers to improve research tools and give adequate attention to ecosystem services by
more » ... enting interdisciplinary approaches and integrated management of ecosystems and their services.
doi:10.1515/cass-2015-0016 fatcat:oi7waqmgnzdb7kpgcwdofzhnqe