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Table 18 Additional annual costs involved in converting Goungel to a single-use system (1999 market prices)

From: What value for pastoral livelihoods? An economic valuation of development alternatives for ephemeral wetlands in eastern Mauritania

Fencing maintenance

Agri inputs excluding toolsa

Water extraction from wells

Loss botanical revenue

Total annual cost

1,075,000 UM

632,000 UM

6,920,646 UM

9,497,592 UM

18,125,238 UM

  1. aImproved varieties of seeds, pesticides and fertilisers for one year (PGRNP/MDRE 1999)