The ESAforD program, led by the Swedish EPA and collaborating with WAVES, is looking at natural water purification, pollination, and urban green open spaces.
While Latin America keeps expanding its agricultural frontier by converting large areas of forest, Costa Rica has taken a different path and is now a role model for a peaceful coexistence between food production and sustainable forestry.
This video describes how WAVES is working with Costa Rica 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.
With support from WAVES, Costa Rica's Central Bank and Ministry of the Environment and Energy released Costa Rica’s first forest accounts. Results have critical implications for how Costa Rica manages its forest resources.