Ecosystem Value Estimation

This tool calculates value ranges for ecosystems and their services based on 508 assessments conducted
in the Lower Mekong Basin. Further details are described in this technical document.
To conduct a site specific ecosystem services valuation in the Lower Mekong Subregion, please see
attached guidelines.

Please fill in the boxes for Area (ha) and hit the tab key:
How many hectares of each ecosystem does your case study include?

Ecosystem Area (ha)
Min Value

Max Value

Evergreen Forest

Deciduous Forest

Wetlands   86
Mangroves   105
Coasts/Islands with Coral Reefs



Total economic value range (25 years):


Annual total economic value range:


 Provisioning Services (annual)

 Regulatory Services (annual)  

     of which: Carbon storage


 Cultural Services (annual)  

This tool was developed by MERFI. Please contact Alex Smajgl (MERFI) or Shannon Dugan (DAI) if you have questions or if you want us to include valuation results from 2014 or later.

This online tool has been made possible by the support of the American People through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). It was prepared for the USAID-funded Mekong Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change Project by DAI and Mekong Region Futures Institute (MERFI). The contents and opinions expressed herein are those of author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the USAID or the US Government.