Features and Blogs

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Accounting for natural capital in Sub-Saharan Africa

Dr. Kim Reuter with the Gaborone Declaration on Sustainability in Africa (GDSA) blogs on NCA progress in the region, and its critical importance.

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Mighty mangroves of the Philippines: Valuing wetland benefits for risk reduction and conservation

The WAVES program, The Nature Conservancy and others worked closely with the Philippines Government to assess the value of mangroves nationally.

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Optimizing government policy to achieve sustainability: The natural capital accounting way

Portia Segomelo shares experiences from Botswana's natural capital accounting program.

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Rwanda co-hosts WAVES’ 7th annual meeting

Around 70 representatives of eight WAVES countries, plus donors, UN agencies, academics, and experts, attended the two-day meeting in Kigali.

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Philippines holds national conference on natural capital accounting

The Philippines Government, in partnership with the World Bank, held a multi-stakeholder National Conference on Natural Capital Accounting in Manila.

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The benefits of sharing knowledge on natural capital accounting

Following a workshop in the Dominican Republic, participants from Colombia, Costa Rica and Paraguay shared their perspectives on sharing knowledge for strengthening NCA.

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Natural capital and ecosystem services making WAVES in Oceania

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.

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Zambia joins WAVES+, identifies priority accounts during stakeholder consultation

Zambia is the first to join as a core implementing country under the second phase of WAVES.

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Demand Grows in Africa for Water Accounting

The Center for Applied Research spoke to WAVES about supporting the Botswana Department of Water Affairs, and progress being made on NCA in Africa.

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Rwanda launches first Natural Capital Accounts to inform economic planning

Rwanda presented the first results of its Natural Capital Accounting process during a national workshop in Kigali.

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