WAVES was well represented at the Oceania Ecosystem Services Forum on March 27-31, 2017 in Brisbane, Australia, with work by the Philippines held up as a leading example.
A new study finds that Filipinos find a substantial value in utilizing solar energy instead of sustaining their current dependency on coal and fossil fuels.
The DENR is pushing for an honest-to-goodness natural resource and environmental accounting system to enable the agency to come up with specific policies and programs consistent with the sustainable integrated area development approach.
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources is pushing for the adoption a natural resource and environmental accounting system.
NEDA will develop indicators under the NCA method to come up with a proper valuation of the country’s natural resources, Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia said.
Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Mara K. Warwick, World Bank Country Director, Philippines
Remarks by NEDA and the World Bank were made during the National Conference on Natural Capital Accounting in Pasig City, the Philippines.