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Natural Capital Accounting: Making Forests Count

Natural Capital Accounting: Making Forests Count

Forest accounts can help shape good policy on matters ranging from timber extraction to reduction of greenhouse gases.
Natural Capital Stories (8p) , 2017 , application/pdf (531.61 KB) , Author(s): WAVES , Type: General
Natural Capital Accounting and Policy: Botswana

Natural Capital Accounting and Policy: Botswana

Botswana has prepared water, mineral, and energy accounts and developed macroeconomic indicators for sustainable development.
Natural Capital Stories (4p) , 2017 , application/pdf (687.66 KB) , Author(s): WAVES , Type: Policy
Natural Capital Accounting: Focusing on Energy and Adaptation to Climate Change

Natural Capital Accounting: Focusing on Energy and Adaptation to Climate Change

Energy accounts record stocks and flows of energy such as coal, peat, natural gas, oil, and electricity within the economy and show how they are connected to other environmental issues.
Natural Capital Stories (6p) , 2017 , application/pdf (465.86 KB) , Author(s): WAVES , Type: Policy
Natural Capital Accounting: Informing Water Policies

Natural Capital Accounting: Informing Water Policies

Water security is at the core of several national development plans and sustainable development goals (SDGs): access to clean water and sanitation (SDG 6), and as an input to food security (SDG 2) and energy (SDG 7). Increasing demand and competition for water requires better information to direct investments and maximize benefits for all. Natural capital accounting can provide indicators to help policy design, monitoring, and cost-recovery strategies.
Natural Capital Stories (8p) , 2017 , application/pdf (818.27 KB) , Author(s): WAVES , Type: Policy
Natural Capital Accounting and Policy: The Philippines

Natural Capital Accounting and Policy: The Philippines

The Philippines is producing mineral, mangrove, and ecosystem accounts. The data generated will give a clearer picture of the country’s natural capital resources and provide input for investment and policy decisions.
Natural Capital Stories (4p) , 2017 , application/pdf (339.1 KB) , Author(s): WAVES , Type: Policy
Natural Capital Accounting and Policy: Costa Rica

Natural Capital Accounting and Policy: Costa Rica

Costa Rica has prepared three main accounts—for forests, water, and energy—using the United Nations System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA). Results from the first set of accounts will start to reveal the value of natural capital’s contributions to society. This data will help to define the country’s policies into the future.
Natural Capital Stories (4p) , 2017 , application/pdf (320.92 KB) , Author(s): WAVES , Type: Policy

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