Government of Zambia says it is vital to account for natural resources in calculation of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and the wider national development.
Integrated framework is tested in Guatemala showing the critical relationship between the environment and the economy for more robust policy analysis.
A blog on how the application of the Integrated Economic-Environmental Modelling (IEEM) platform is being used to analyze Guatemala’s fuelwood sector by simulating a 25% increase in the efficiency of household fuelwood use.
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.
This blog says that every unit of human development over past decades has been matched by an equal measure of decline in our natural capital--and that we are exceeding the environmental limits of our one planet, living off the capital, rather than the interest.
WAVES offers an opportunity for Botswana to determine the physical stock of its natural resources and prepare monetary accounts; the results can be used in economic planning in order to reach sustainable development.
The accounts will provide information on the social and environmental costs of mining and how mineral resources contribute to the economy.
Madagascar's natural capital accounts to be used for development planning, and included in the country’s recently-adopted National Development Plan.
Ministers of environment and representatives of over 45 African countries agreed to accelerate action on sustainable development including policies and practices to reverse ecosystem degradation and to sustainably manage natural capital.
Studies value Ireland's natural capital - or the wider environment - at €2.6bn a year, and includes the economic value of timber, the value that pollinators play in growing crops and the recreational value of the outdoors.