Co-hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Netherlands, the forum involved 45 participants from 15 countries, including high-income countries with years of NCA experience.
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The event brought together 60 participants from Indonesia, Australia, Botswana, and the Philippines to share experiences on implementing natural capital accounting.
A methodology for estimating the economic value of water, with a case study in Turkey
A new paper defines four key concepts for ecosystem accounting, illustrated with real-world examples.
Indonesia is making signficiant progress on natural capital accounting, including learning from others' experiences on integrating accounts into policymaking.
WAVES entered its 2nd phase with UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) becoming the first donor to contribute to the WAVES+ Multi Donor Trust Fund.
Natural Capital Accounting efforts aim to inform the sustainable management of Laguna de Bay and Southern Palawan, two rich ecosystems in the Philippines.
WAVES spoke with Steven King at UNEP about his latest work on species accounting and improving our understanding of links between species, the environment and the economy,
Frank Hawkins of IUCN spoke with the WAVES team about natural capital as a theme at the World Conservation Congress, the largest gathering of environmentalists.
The ESAforD program, led by the Swedish EPA and collaborating with WAVES, is looking at natural water purification, pollination, and urban green open spaces.