Submitted by guest blogger on Tue,02/14/2017

Blog by Laetitia Pettinotti, Researcher at BC3 - Basque Centre for Climate Change.

Last September the WISE-UP team set out to the dry Northern region of Ghana, destination: the communities of Arigu, Bisigu, and Pwalugu which line the White Volta River. It was my second trip there, after a first scoping and data collection mission for the project back in May 2015. My role as a BC3 research economist was to collect qualitative and quantitative data on the benefits local communities derive from the surrounding nature, also referred to as ‘ecosystem services’.Read more