Improvement of Cooperation Charge on Conservation of Ecosystem Reflected Natural Capitals Valuation - Focused on Forest Area -

자연자산의 가치를 반영한 생태계보전협력금 제도 개선 방안 - 산림지역을 중심으로 -

  • Park, Jin-Han (Dept. of Landscape Architecture, Graduate School of Seoul National University) ;
  • Lee, Dong-Kun (Dept. of Landscape Architecture and Rural System Engineering, Seoul National University) ;
  • Tanaka, Riwako (Dept. of Landscape Architecture, Graduate School of Seoul National University) ;
  • Kim, Jung-Taek (Dept. of Forest management, Kangwon National University) ;
  • Jeon, Seong-Woo (Korea Environment Institute) ;
  • Lee, Woo-Kyun (Dept. of Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering, Korea University) ;
  • Kim, Joon-Soon (Dept. of Forest management, Kangwon National University) ;
  • Jung, Tae-Yong (KDI School of Public Policy and Management)
  • 박진한 (서울대학교 대학원 생태조경학전공) ;
  • 이동근 (서울대학교 조경.지역시스템공학부) ;
  • ;
  • 김정택 (강원대학교 산림경영학과) ;
  • 전성우 (한국환경정책.평가연구원) ;
  • 이우균 (고려대학교 환경생태공학부) ;
  • 김준순 (강원대학교 산림경영학과) ;
  • 정태용 (KDI 국제정책대학원)
  • Received : 2013.12.18
  • Accepted : 2014.02.17
  • Published : 2014.02.28


In Korea, a cooperation charge on conservation of ecosystem is imposed to prevent indiscriminate development. The total amount of this charge is determined by multiplying the size of the destroyed area by a value per unit area and the area index within 5 billion won. Since 2001, the charge per unit area has been determined to be $250won/m^2$. In this study, we estimated the unit value of ecosystem services per year using benefit transfer method, with a focus on forest resources. According to our results, forest resources have a value of about $3,500won/m^2$ per year. When the non-use value is subtracted, that figure becomes approximately $1,300won/m^2$. If this value incorporates the unit value of the cooperation charge on conservation of ecosystem, it will increase. To comply with the original intent of the cooperation charge on conservation of ecosystem, the fund must be used to improve ecosystem services, including the restoration of a destroyed area or the purchase of new land.


Supported by : 환경부


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