1 Towards a new paradigm: the concept of ecosystem valuation
1.1 An introduction to ecosystem services
1.2 Ecosystem service valuation: translating the importance of ecosystems into monetary terms
1.3 How are ecosystem values determined?
2 The role and limitations of environmental valuations in the policy process
2.1 Nature-based solutions
2.2 Market based Instruments
3 Governance of natural resources in ORs/OCTs
4 Uptake of valuation studies in policymaking: the global context and the status quo in EU ORs/OCTs
1 Goals and methodology
1.1 Interviewee selection and representativeness
2 What is the state of data among stakeholders and where are the knowledge gaps?
2.1 Knowledge/awareness among interviewees
2.2 Knowledge/awareness among relevant stakeholders in the regions
3 What is the relevance of existing ecosystem valuations to the policy process?
3.1 What are the barriers and enablers for the uptake of ecosystem valuation knowledge in policymaking
4 What can be done to improve the relevance/uptake of ecosystem valuation?
4.1 Closing gaps in knowledge and participation
4.2 Engaging with policymakers
4.3 Focus on integration into to existing processes and other policy spheres
4.4 Beyond policymakers: educating the public, business, and other stakeholders
5 Discussion and conclusions
6 Annex: List of interviewees