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Designing framework for South Korea’s forest carbon sequestration payments
 Seong-Hoon Cho, a professor and researcher in the Department of Agricultural
and Resource Economics, has been chosen as a Fulbright
U.S. Scholar and will spend
six months in South Korea, developing the framework for the design of payments for forest carbon sequestration that optimizes risk/reward trade-o s and to help determine optimal spatial targeting of incentive payments to encourage forest carbon sequestration.
8 Spring/Summer 2018
Seong-Hoon Cho, professor and researcher at the University of
Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA), will spend six months in South Korea, designing the country’s framework for forest carbon sequestration payments that optimizes risk/reward trade- o s.
The project, which is inspired by a new USDA-National Institute of Food and Agriculture project that Cho is leading for the next three years, includes designing an innovative framework that merges economics,  nance modeling, and ecological modeling to help determine optimal spatial targeting
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