This new series of briefs demonstrates the progress made by five WAVES countries in translating NCA into policy, and also looks at three thematic areas: forests, water and energy.
Features and Blogs
Accounts highlight the benefits from plantations and natural forests, to inform forest management policies.
Dr. Kim Reuter with the Gaborone Declaration on Sustainability in Africa (GDSA) blogs on NCA progress in the region, and its critical importance.
The WAVES program, The Nature Conservancy and others worked closely with the Philippines Government to assess the value of mangroves nationally.
Portia Segomelo shares experiences from Botswana's natural capital accounting program.
Around 70 representatives of eight WAVES countries, plus donors, UN agencies, academics, and experts, attended the two-day meeting in Kigali.
The Philippines Government, in partnership with the World Bank, held a multi-stakeholder National Conference on Natural Capital Accounting in Manila.
Following a workshop in the Dominican Republic, participants from Colombia, Costa Rica and Paraguay shared their perspectives on sharing knowledge for strengthening NCA.
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.
Zambia is the first to join as a core implementing country under the second phase of WAVES.