Highlights

There is an ever-increasing amount of news and initiatives on natural capital accounting around the world. Here is a collection of the latest feature stories, publications and multimedia in our field.

Article
WAVES+ takes off with DFID reaffirming support to Natural Capital Accounting
WAVES entered its 2nd phase with UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) becoming the first donor to contribute to the WAVES+ Multi Donor Trust Fund.
Technical Report
Valuing Water Sources in Turkey: A Methodological Overview and Case Study
Water is critical to Turkey's economy and environment. This study introduces methods of economic water valuation and applies them to a case study in Beyşehir Lake subcatchment.
Article
The Philippines Moves Ahead with Ecosystem Accounting
Natural Capital Accounting can inform the sustainable management of Laguna de Bay and Southern Palawan, two ecosystems in the Philippines facing complex development decisions.

Partner Countries

WAVES is a global partnership with collaboration among different actors at global, national and subnational levels. The major categories of engagement in the WAVES Global Partnership are: core implementing countries (highlighted on map), contributing donor partners,  and participating partners.

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In Depth

The latest reports and studies highlighting natural capital accounting.

Policy Brief
Policy Briefing: Accounting for the Paris climate agreement
Natural capital accounts can inform choices for climate change adaptation and mitigation.
Publication
WAVES Annual Report 2016
WAVES has made an impact in the first set of countries, which have established accounts and committed resources to NCA.
Technical Report
Managing Coasts with Natural Solutions
Guidelines for measuring and valuing the coastal protection services of mangroves and coral reefs.