Peer review of a deforestation valuation

Summary

Little Blue Research provided support to a 'Big Four' consulting team, in a peer review of the valuation of decreased deforestation.

Client description

Capitals

‘Big four’ consultancy

200,000+ employees

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NATURAL

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SOCIAL

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PRODUCED

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Client need

The client required technical support to review an impact valuation of changing levels of deforestation in eight countries across Africa and Asia. The economic model was reviewed and recommendations developed to improve the model.

The challenge

Data availability for the eight countries under review.

Understanding the complex model and providing challenge to the assumptions and data sources used.

The results

Review of the environmental economic model.

Question log seeking clarification on model development and assumptions.

Proposed improvements and options for future development of the model.

The peer review fed into the development of the client’s wider project.

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