In this paper, authors assess the economic impacts of increased heat stress in humans in Ghana.
This report provides an overview of activities financed by the GPS and WAVES Trust fund till the...
This report discloses the most relevant results of the Guatemala Ecosystem Account (CEG) for the...
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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.