The WAVES program, The Nature Conservancy and others worked closely with the Philippines Government to assess the value of mangroves nationally.
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Portia Segomelo shares experiences from Botswana's natural capital accounting program.
Around 70 representatives of eight WAVES countries, plus donors, UN agencies, academics, and experts, attended the two-day meeting in Kigali.
Las cuentas más recientes de Australia muestran un panorama amplio y coherente de existencias ambientales, flujos y transacciones. La versión 2015 incluye información sobre las cuentas de carbono y cuentas de gastos ambientales.
The Phil-WAVES mission in the Philippines this February demonstrated the successful convergence of theory and practice of natural capital accounting.
Declining stocks of forests, farmland, fish and other natural resources threaten to derail economic growth around the world and curb progress against poverty, the World Bank warned on Wednesday. To prevent this, countries need to move toward more resource-efficient “green growth”, said Rachel Kyte, the bank’s vice president for sustainable development.
The WAVES program in Madagascar has been endorsed by the Cabinet, representing a strong demonstration of the government’s commitment to the program.
Every country in the world should measure ‘natural capital’ as well as GDP in order to create a global economy that values the environment as well as money according to the Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman.
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