This report provides alternative scenarios for Indonesia to transform its economic growth model...
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.
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Botswana has prepared water, mineral, and energy accounts and developed macroeconomic indicators for sustainable development.
Forest accounts can help shape good policy on matters ranging from timber extraction to reduction of greenhouse gases.
The purpose of this policy brief is to provide the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and its audiences with a broad overview of the importance of coastal natural capital for sustainable development. The brief highlights the role of nature-based infrastructure and integrated solutions for building coastal resilience and proposes critical areas of work to effectively address development challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Water security is at the core of several national development plans and sustainable development goals (SDGs): access to clean water and sanitation (SDG 6), and as an input to food security (SDG 2) and energy (SDG 7). Increasing demand and competition for water requires better information to direct investments and maximize benefits for all. Natural capital accounting can provide indicators to help policy design, monitoring, and cost-recovery strategies.
Energy accounts record stocks and flows of energy such as coal, peat, natural gas, oil, and electricity within the economy and show how they are connected to other environmental issues.
This study uses high-resolution flood and loss models to quantify the impacts of coastal wetlands in the northeastern USA on (i) regional flood damages by Hurricane Sandy and (ii) local annual flood losses in Barnegat Bay in Ocean County, New Jersey.