During this video conference the trial accounts, draft work plans and data inventory for the ecosystem accounts for Southern Palawan and the Laguna Lake Basin in the Philippines were discussed with the technical teams of the Australian Bureau of Statistics and the World Bank.
The Capturing Coral Reef & Related Ecosystem Services (CCRES) project is working to ensure the long term sustainability of these coastal ecosystems with models, tools and knowledge products to support planning. At the same time the project seeks to unlock new, sustainable income streams for the communities which rely on these ecosystems.
A videoconference was held on November 25, 2013 with the Australian Bureau of Statistics and the World Bank's on the trial ecosystem accounts prepared for Southern Palawan and the Laguna Lake Basin in The Philippines.
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.