Participants at a forum on water and territory point to NCA as an important tool to help with a long-term management plan.
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This blog explores how natural capital accounting will help governments like the Philippines achieve a delicate balance between their economies, ecology and environment.
The question: "Can Accounting for Natural Capital Be a Game-Changer for Development?" brought in dozens of comments from policy makers, NCA practitioners, natural scientists, and representatives of the private sector between May 21-June 5, 2015.
This new series is a compilation of examples on how natural capital accounts have been used in informing policies on development in countries.
Ecotourism helps the poor in Madagascar bolster incomes while conserving natural capital. Forests in national parks also play a role in holding and regulating water for agriculture.
At the Fifth Annual WAVES Partnership Meeting, countries shared key findings from their work on NCA.
On the first day of the event, Advancing Natural Capital in Government, Business, and Finance, representatives from the three corners of the NCA Triangle: government, business and finance, discussed the role of natural capital during a panel discussion on developments in the three sectors and the landscape of existing collaboration and links between initiatives.
The World Bank Group hosted a two-day event that brought together 60 experts with multi-sector expertise to find synergies on accounting for natural capital.
More than 150 stakeholders gathered to mark World Water Day and discuss the urgent need to sustainably manage scarce water resources.
Australia's latest accounts show a broad and cohesive picture of environmental stocks, flows and transactions. The 2015 version includes information on carbon stocks and environmental expenditure accounts.