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  1. Introduction: Framing the agri-environment (PDF, 506KB)Dean Ansell, Fiona Gibson, and David Salt

Part I. The agri-environment in the real world

  1. Working effectively with farmers on agri-environment investment (PDF, 417KB)Graham Fifield
  2. The Environmental Stewardship Program: Lessons on creating long-term agri-environment schemes (PDF, 433KB)Emma Burns, Charlie Zammit, Simon Attwood and David Lindenmayer
  3. Do farmers love brolgas, seagrass and coral reefs? It depends on who's paying, how much, and for how long! (PDF, 435KB)Geoff Park
  4. The vital role of environmental NGOs: Trusted brokers in complex markets (PDF, 451KB)David Freudenberger
  5. Agricultural land use policy in the European Union: A brief history and lessons learnt (PDF, 478KB)Rob Fraser
  6. A brief history of agri-environment policy in Australia: From community-based NRM to market-based instruments (PDF, 308KB)David Salt

Part II. The birds and the beef

  1. Can recognition of ecosystem services help biodiversity conservation? (PDF, 425KB)Saul Cunningham
  2. A perspective on land sparing versus land sharing (PDF, 415KB)Anna Renwick and Nancy Schellhorn
  3. Restoring ecosystem services on private farmlands: Lessons from economics (PDF, 152KB)Md Sayed Iftekhar, Maksym Polyakov and Fiona Gibson
  4. Scaling the benefits of agri-environment schemes for biodiversity (PDF, 242KB)Geoffrey Kay
  5. Social dimensions of biodiversity conservation programs (PDF, 193KB)Saan Ecker
  6. Contract preferences and psychological determinants of participation in agri-environment schemes (PDF, 533KB)Romy Greiner
  7. Accounting for private benefits in ecological restoration planning (PDF, 359KB)Maksym Polyakov and David Pannell

Part III. Planning, doing and learning

  1. Defining and designing cost-effective agri-environment schemes (PDF, 316KB)Dean Ansell
  2. Transaction costs in agri-environment schemes (PDF, 288KB)Stuart Whitten and Anthea Coggan
  3. What a difference a metric makes: Strong (and weak) metrics for agri-environment schemes (PDF, 273KB)Fiona Gibson and David Pannell
  4. Public benefits, private benefits, and the choice of policy tool for land-use change (PDF, 289KB)David Pannell
  5. Controls and counterfactual information in agro-ecological investment (PDF, 400KB)David Duncan and Paul Reich
  6. Achieving greater gains in biodiversity from agri-environment schemes (PDF, 413KB)Philip Gibbons
  7. Lessons for policy from Australia's experience with conservation tenders (PDF, 156KB)Graeme Doole and Louise Blackmore
  8. Improving the performance of agri-environment programs: Reflections on best practice in design and implementation (PDF, 355KB)David Pannell
  9. Conclusion – Elements of good design (PDF, 394KB)Dean Ansell, Fiona Gibson and David Salt