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May 2018
Wealth Accounting and the Valuation of Ecosystem Services (WAVES), World Bank Group
This report, Consultation Draft for the Zambia Water Account , represents the first ever attempt at producing water accounts for the Republic of Zambia, following the System of Environmental Economic Accounting (SEEA), which aims at giving stakeholders an opportunity to provide feedback to the work so far, such that a better version of the water accounts can be produced.
March 2018
Government of Rwanda, National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR), Ministry of Environment of Rwanda, Wealth Accounting and the Valuation of Ecosystem Services (WAVES), World Bank Group
This case study, Rwanda Natural Capital Accounts - Land , focuses on assets and changes in land use, land cover, and land values through Natural Capital Accounting approach. Natural Capital Accounting can add value in the development planning process, inform economic and statistics departments, and raise attention on economically important natural resource sectors.
July 2017
Wealth Accounting and the Valuation of Ecosystem Services (WAVES), The Nature Conservancy, IH Cantabria
This Technical Report, Valuing Protective Services of Mangroves in the Philippines: Technical report, provides a social and economic valuation of the flood protection benefits from mangroves in the Philippines. This work aims to support decisions across development, aid, risk reduction, and conservation sectors as they seek to identify sustainable and cost-effective approaches for risk reduction. Using high-resolution flooding models, the Report examines the flooding that would occur with and without mangroves under different storm conditions throughout the Philippines and estimates the annual expected benefits of mangroves for protecting people and property in social and economic terms.
November 2016
Wealth Accounting and the Valuation of Ecosystem Services (WAVES), World Bank Group, Laguna Lake Development Authority
This technical report, Pilot Ecosystem Account for Laguna de Bay Basin , explores the specific challenges confronting natural resource management in the Laguna de Bay Basin, and presents the key findings of the ecosystem account developed between January 2014 to December 2015.
June 2016
Autorité Nationale de l’ Eau et de l’ Assainissement, Wealth Accounting and the Valuation of Ecosystem Services (WAVES)
In this technical paper, Water Accounts in Madagascar: Concepts and results , results for national water accounts prepared as part of the WAVES partnership are presented. These water accounts will make it possible to improve the management of water in the Malagasy territory, in proportion to the consumption of users, and to meet the needs of industries and growth sectors.
May 2016
Ministère de l’Economie et du Plan, Wealth Accounting and the Valuation of Ecosystem Services (WAVES)
This case study, Natural Capital and Sustainable Development in Madagascar , summarizes the work done in the framework of the implementation of macroeconomic indicators to inform public policies on realistic and effective indicators. Madagascar is one of the five pilot countries engaged since 2011 in the Global Partnership for Wealth Accounting and the Valuation of Ecosystem Services - WAVES.
January 2016
Wealth Accounting and the Valuation of Ecosystem Services (WAVES), World Bank Group, Southern Palawan Technical Working Group
This technical report, Pilot Ecosystem Account for Southern Palawan, explores the specific challenges confronting natural resource management in Southern Palawan and presents the key findings of the ecosystem accounts, which were developed at different scales (depending on data availability), including the Pulot watershed and the municipalty of Sofroñio Española.