Natural Capital Accounting for Better Policy Decisions report
This is the first water accounts report for Rwanda and covers the period from 2012 to 2015.
This is the second energy accounts report for Botswana and covers the period from April 2015 to...
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The Philippines is producing mineral, mangrove, and ecosystem accounts. The data generated will give a clearer picture of the country’s natural capital resources and provide input for investment and policy decisions.
With WAVES support, Colombia has produced water, land, and timber/forest accounts at the national level; ecosystem accounts at the regional level; and land, water, and expenditure accounts at the watershed level. These accounts make it possible to better assess the real value of natural capital to the economy.
Natural resources have long played a significant role in Indonesia’s economy. Efforts are ongoing to strengthen the existing environment and economic accounting system and develop more robust indicators to measure sustainability. Careful attention to how natural resources are used, depleted, and replenished is of paramount importance for national planning.
Botswana has prepared water, mineral, and energy accounts and developed macroeconomic indicators for sustainable development.
The System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA) is a framework that integrates economic and environmental data to provide a more comprehensive and multipurpose view of the interrelationships between the economy and the environment and the stocks and changes in stocks of environmental assets, as they bring benefits to humanity.
Forest accounts can help shape good policy on matters ranging from timber extraction to reduction of greenhouse gases.