Table 3. Variables used in analysis of stakeholder perceptions regarding WfWs proposed ecosystem service (ES) approach to clearing IAPs on private land, Western Cape.

Variable Attributes
Respondent category
Stakeholder group Categorical; landowner, conservation professional, WfW manager
Landowner study site Categorical; Wilderness, Grabouw, Citrusdal

Closed-ended questionnaire item
Extent to which responsibility should be shared Categorical; shared, unshared, unsure
Level of responsibility Categorical; solely or primarily landowner, equal landowner and government, solely or primarily government
Level of support for regulatory enforcement Categorical; agree, disagree, unsure
Level of support for motivational incentives Categorical; agree, disagree, unsure
Level of support for monetary incentives Categorical; agree, disagree, unsure
Opinion on sufficiency of subsidy quantity Categorical; fully sufficient, somewhat sufficient, not at all sufficient, unsure
Opinion on sufficiency of subsidy duration Categorical; fully sufficient, somewhat sufficient, not at all sufficient, unsure

Open-ended questionnaire item
Emergent themes – responsibility Dummy; 1 = present, 0 = absent
Emergent themes – financial structure Dummy; 1 = present, 0 = absent