The Rapid Environment Economic Assessment (REEA) model can be used to analyse government investment plans to quantify the positive and negative impacts on natural capital, to help inform more environment-friendly planning and budgeting.
The report on “Towards Ecosystem Accounting in Uganda” describes the results of the first iteration for experimental ecosystem accounts in Uganda. It indicates how information in ecosystem accounts could be used to support policy making and ecosystem management.
WAVES supported the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife, and Antiquities (MTWA) to institute a Statistical and Economic Analysis of Uganda’s Tourism Expenditure and Motivation Survey to support government policies aimed at increasing tourism benefits, this analysis is based upon an exit survey of visitors to Uganda in the 2019 high season for tourism.
The Government of Uganda has been working to establish a new system of NCA. NCA is a standardized approach to measuring and valuing natural resources. It overcomes the limitations of traditional economic measurements, such as gross domestic product (GDP), that look primarily at income and not at wealth. It provides physical and monetary information about natural capital wealth as well as income and other benefit flows. As such, NCA is already helping to inform key policies and plans in Uganda.
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WAVES has supported Uganda to develop its land and forests accounts. The objective was to mainstream their value into development policy dialogue and planning by using results from the sets of accounts to inform the National Development Plan (NDPIII) and other national and sectoral policies.
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This brief highlights a more comprehensive valuation of all wood assets and forest resources in Uganda, the data generated will inform policy makers on effective governance of these resources to ensure sustainability.
Wealth Accounting and the Valuation of Ecosystem Services (WAVES) is a World Bank-led global partnership that aims to promote sustainable development by ensuring that natural resources are mainstreamed in development planning and national economic accounts.