Nearly 70% of people living in poverty are in countries whose economies are driven by their endowment of resources such as oil, gas, and minerals. The author proposes a “resource tiger” model, centered on three imperatives.
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MP Alfonso Pérez Gómez introduced legislation that calls for environmental impact assessment of investments to incorporate information provided by natural capital accounting.
Rwanda becomes a WAVES core implementing country. Rwandan Minister of Natural Resources Minister Stanislas Kamanzi spoke to the WAVES team on why he is excited about the idea of valuing natural capital.
WAVES’ Global Engagement Head, John Matuszak, writes about his trip to the Okavango Delta with ministers and senior officials from five African countries on the sidelines of the Gaborone Conference.
As a new WAVES core implementing country, Guatemala plans to build on existing work on natural capital accounting to better integrate the true value of goods and services into development policy.