Towards ecosystem accounts for Rwanda: Tracking 25 years of change in flows and potential supply of ecosystem services

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This article describes the first ecosystem accounts for Rwanda for the years 1990-2015, modeling and mapping ecosystem services at the national scale for these years. The article demonstrates that despite strong economic growth, social development, and high-level commitment to environmental goals, ecosystem services fundamental to Rwanda’s well-being have declined substantially during this period.
Kenneth J. Bagstad, Jane Carter Ingram, Glenn-Marie Lange, Michel Masozera, Zachary H. Ancona, Mediatrice Bana, Desire Kagabo, Bernard Musana, Nsharwasi Leon Nabahungu, Emmanuel Rukundo, Evariste Rutebuka, Stephen Polasky, Denis Rugege, Claudine Uwera
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