The paper outlines the development challenges and opportunities associated with blue and green biodiversity and ecosystem services and offers insights that could inform the design and implementation of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework.
This technical report shows the results of the pilot implementation of Natural Capital Accounting (NCA) for Forests in the Kyrgyz Republic for the year 2018 under the KR WAVES Plus initiative, using the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA) framework.
Tourism has the potential to become one of the key sectors that will generate growth and jobs and the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic has identified tourism as one of the four development priorities. The tourism industry could be based on the sustainable management of the country’s rich natural capital, including forests and landscapes. The country needs a high-quality and reliable tourism sector data system to be able to measure and trace its contribution to the overall economy.
This insight brief serves to provide a comprehensive overview and enhance understanding of the commercialization of nipa palm products and the production practices within the mangrove landscapes in the Ayeyarwady Region of Myanmar.
Wealth Accounting and the Valuation of Ecosystem Services (WAVES) is a World Bank-led global partnership that aims to promote sustainable development by ensuring that natural resources are mainstreamed in development planning and national economic accounts.