Michael T. Bennett

Forest Trends
Profile / Bio: 
  • Forest Trends (senior researcher) and Environmental Economics Program in the PRC (adjunct research fellow), China Eco-compensation Policy Research Center
  • M.A. Agricultural & Applied Economics (2001) and Ph.D. Environmental & Research Economics (2002), Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
  • Developing an exhaustive list of public and private-sector eco-compensation mechanisms, ecosystem market-related policies and local innovations in market-based instruments for environmental policy in the PRC
  • Developing a network of experts and relevant stakeholders (including government officials and private sector professionals) to help enable the successful development of payment for ecosystem services mechanisms of public-private partnerships for funding conservation and environmental initiatives in the PRC


Title Date Learning Materials Topic
An International Overview of Innovative Financing Instruments for Ecosystem Management, and Implications for the People's Republic of China 24 November 2016 Slides Agriculture and Natural Resources, Climate Change, Environment, Finance, Water