This video describes how WAVES is working with Colombia to construct natural capital accounts to get a more accurate representation of the country’s natural resources and how they interact with the economy. In Spanish with English subtitles.
Nearly 100 experts working on NCA gathered in Costa Rica for the WAVES' sixth annual partnership meeting to discuss how to embed NCA in policy-making.
The biggest regional gathering on NCA brought together participants from 15 countries to discuss how to link accounts with policy.
Colombia's National Planning Department calculates the economic cost of forest fires using NCA.
WAVES Environmental Specialist Ken Bagstad details the challenge of linking biodiversity to economic accounts in an era of globalization and mass extinction.
A blog by WAVES Senior Environmental Economist Juan Pablo Castaneda on NCA efforts and the importance of working with partners in Latin America where immense natural resources are being depleted.
An interview with WAVES Program Manager Stig Johansson on how natural resources contribute to countries' economies, including Colombia.
An interview with WAVES Consultant Michael Vardon on Colombia's work to build natural capital accounts for forests, land and water, and how results can link to policy.
Governments are committing resources to ensure natural capital accounting becomes part of their routine business.