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.
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.
The Climate Technology Program Brief: Creating a Hub, Creating a Buzz - How to Attract the Best and Brightest for Climate Innovation in Developing Countries examines lessons from the World Bank’s seven Climate Innovation Centers on setting up buzzworthy hubs to attract top talent and companies in emerging clean tech markets.
The Climate Technology Program Brief: Bringing Climate Opportunities to Entrepreneurs - Lessons Learned from the Caribbean Climate Innovation Center draws lessons from the center’s operation, focusing on how the idea generation sessions were essential to seed local companies with climate related business opportunities and introduce new ideas to local climate markets.
The Climate Technology Program Brief: Adapting Global Entrepreneurship Acceleration Models to Clean Tech in Developing Countries - The Ghana Climate Innovation Center is showing that a business development model that grew out of Silicon Valley can be applied to clean technology business incubation in developing countries.
What is the role that connections can play in helping green technology entrepreneurs innovate and scale up in developing countries, so as to inform the design of new public sector programs? The Climate Technology Program Brief: Connecting Green Technology Entrepreneurs - Implications for Public Program Design tries to answer this question.
The Climate Technology Program Brief: The Kenya Climate Innovation Center - How it Operates and Lessons for Clean Technology Incubation shares the Kenya Climate Innovation Center’s operating model as it has evolved after four years of operations.
The Climate Technology Program Brief: Crowdfunding for Green Businesses - Lessons from East African Startups tries to better understand crowdfunding’s potential and limitation by interviewing a number of East African entrepreneurs who were early adopters of this new fundraising mechanism.
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.