Natural ecosystems such as wetlands, forests and grasslands are increasingly under pressure from the expansion of industrial development and human settlement. Habitat loss, fragmentation, and alteration are just some of the growing threats facing natural ecosystems. In an effort to help clients meet their environmental management goals and objectives, Pattison Resource Consulting offers modelling and management services for the economic valuation of such resources. Extensive knowledge and experience with economic modelling techniques include, but are not limited to:
Social Return on Investment
Travel Cost Models
Hedonic Valuation Models
RURAL AND INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Within local contexts, the issues of natural resource valuation, food safety and security are applicable across the world. Dealing with poverty alleviation in the poorest parts of the planet requires a multi-disciplinary approach. Pattison Resource Consulting has experience in the developing world on projects of agricultural development, environment analysis, water conservation, and micro-finance and community group development.
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE
Globally expanding human populations and variable weather have led to concern regarding the quantity and distribution of food. Pattison Resource Consulting has experience in the agricultural sector in Canada, Europe, Africa and India.
Guaranteeing quality, safe food for human consumption is a significant component of food security that has local, national and international implications. Pattison Resource Consulting is well positioned with academic, government and industry partners to assist clients to make informed decisions on food safety policy and practice within Canada and internationally.