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This paper presents an overview of areas in which DMOs can respond to the changing world and proposes six ESG market readiness factors as well as a framework to help formulate DMO strategy in the area of ESG investing. The paper also concludes that in less developed markets, given weak institutional arrangements, it is often better to concentrate development efforts on the local capital market as this will ultimately support a more sustainable economy in the long run.
This report outlines a possible taxonomy and hierarchy for spatial finance, showing how discrete forms of technology, approaches and data can be considered within a single consistent framework.
This report focuses on pension system greening and aims to provide data-driven recommendations to orient climate-aligned investment practices.
The report on “Towards Ecosystem Accounting in Uganda” describes the results of the first iteration for experimental ecosystem accounts in Uganda. It indicates how information in ecosystem accounts could be used to support policy making and ecosystem management.
WAVES supported the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife, and Antiquities (MTWA) to institute a Statistical and Economic Analysis of Uganda’s Tourism Expenditure and Motivation Survey to support government policies aimed at increasing tourism benefits, this analysis is based upon an exit survey of visitors to Uganda in the 2019 high season for tourism.
This is the second report of adjusted macroeconomic indicators and countries wealth measure for Uganda.
Uganda Natural Capital Accounting, Environment and Climate Change Programmatic ASA : Natural Capital Accounting : Informing Policy Decisions and Management of Uganda’s Natural Resources (English)
The Government of Uganda has been working to establish a new system of NCA. NCA is a standardized approach to measuring and valuing natural resources. It overcomes the limitations of traditional economic measurements, such as gross domestic product (GDP), that look primarily at income and not at wealth. It provides physical and monetary information about natural capital wealth as well as income and other benefit flows. As such, NCA is already helping to inform key policies and plans in Uganda.
This report summarizes why the Zambian government believes that production of natural capital accounts is a priority and describes how they were produced with the support of the World Bank Wealth Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services (WAVES) program.
WAVES has supported Uganda to develop its land and forests accounts. The objective was to mainstream their value into development policy dialogue and planning by using results from the sets of accounts to inform the National Development Plan (NDPIII) and other national and sectoral policies.