WAVES supported the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife, and Antiquities (MTWA) to institute a sample survey of tourists exiting Uganda in 2012-the Tourism Expenditure and Motivation Survey (TEMS). This survey collected data on tourist expenditures, duration of stay, tourist activities, sites visited, levels of satisfaction, and suggestions for improvements in the sector.
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.
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.
Country Report (58p) ,
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Author(s): Verheijen,Lesya; Mas ,
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.
WAVES has supported Uganda to develop its land and forests accounts. The objective was to mainstream their value into development policy dialogue and planning by using results from the sets of accounts to inform the National Development Plan (NDPIII) and other national and sectoral policies.
Country Brief (4p) ,
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Author(s): WAVES ,
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.