Integrating wetland ecosystem values into urban planning: The case of That Luang Marsh, Vientiane Lao PDR

Integrating Wetland Ecosystem Values into Urban Planning: The Case of That Luang Marsh, is a joint study conducted by IUCN, WWF, the Lao National Mekong Committee, and the Science Technology Environmental Office of Vientiane Municipality. The study is an economic assessment of the goods and services provided by That Luang Marsh in an attempt to examine the economic value of urban wetland biodiversity and it’s importance to people living around the wetland as well as the larger urban area of Vientiane. The overarching goal of the study is to demonstrate the importance of sustainable management of wetland areas and the need to incorporate them into urban planning and decision-making.

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Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
Short title (alternative/varying form of title) That Luang Marsh case study
Topics
  • Ecosystems
  • Environmental and biodiversity protection
  • Urban development trends
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
Province(s)
  • Vientiane Province
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Suggested Citation: Gerrard, P., 2004,Integrating Wetland Ecosystem Values into Urban Planning: The Case of That Luang Marsh, Vientiane,Lao PDR, IUCN −The World Conservation UnionAsia Regional Environmental Economics Programme and WWF Lao Country Office, Vientiane

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Pauline Gerrard Pauline.gerrard@wwflaos.org Tel: (856-21) 216080

Lucy Emerton LAE@iucnsl.org
Tel: +94 11 2694 094

Author (individual) Pauline Gerrard
Author (corporate) IUCN, WWF
Publication place Vientiane, Laos
Publisher IUCN
Publication date 2004
Pagination 35
Keywords wetlands,marsh,urban planning
Date uploaded November 21, 2017, 09:56 (UTC)
Date modified November 3, 2018, 11:40 (UTC)