TEEB for Agriculture & Food International Symposium

Nairobi, Kenya 26-27 February 2019 UN Environment is convening up to 100 stakeholders, partners and experts involved in various TEEB work streams, linked together by the cross-cutting theme of applying the TEEBAgriFood Evaluation Framework in different country contexts to assess…

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“Health and nutrition experts should and must interact with plant scientists”

Dr. Salman Hussain is an economist whose work focuses on ecosystems and the environment. He is an author of a new, ground-breaking report from the Economics of Ecosystems & Biodiversity for Agriculture and Food (TEEBAgriFood). This report, launching on June…

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Promoting food production that values ecosystems

UN Environment and the National Museums of Kenya have agreed to work together to develop policy reforms in agriculture that take into account the value of ecosystems. A scoping workshop for the three-year German-funded project entitled Supporting Biodiversity and Climate-friendly…

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Finding the True Cost of Food

Supported by a range of subsidies and other government policies, cheap food has been linked to environmental, health and social problems. But incorporating these costs into food prices is an extremely complex issue. The Agenda welcomes Ruth Richardson and Alexander…

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China, EU deepen ties on environmental policies and natural capital accounting

The Delegation of the European Union and Chinese authorities launched a new project called Natural Capital Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services in Beijing on November 1. The EU and China’s economic prosperity are underpinned by their natural capital –…

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World Forum on Natural Capital

The World Forum on Natural Capital is once again being organised by the Scottish Wildlife Trust, in association with the United Nations Environment Programme; International Union for Conservation of Nature; World Business Council for Sustainable Development; Natural Capital Coalition and…

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World Water Week – 2017

World Water Week is the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues. It is organized by SIWI. In 2017, World Water Week will address the theme “water and waste: reduce and reuse”. In 2016, over 3,200 individuals and around 330…

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ESP 9 World Conference

The ESP9 world conference will be organised in Shenzhen, China from 11-15 December 2017. China has a rapidly expanding community of scientists publishing innovative ecosystem services work in international journals, and a growing number of policy-makers and practitioners. This conference aims…

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TEEBAgriFood Second Writers Workshop

From 30 May – 1 June 2017, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) hosted the second TEEB for Agriculture & Food writers workshop in Washington DC, where a core team of authors and contributors met to review progress on…

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SEEA México Taller Técnico

English version México participa en un innovador proyecto global sobre Cuentas de Capital Natural y valoración de Servicios Ecosistémicos Un proyecto global coordinado por ONU Medio Ambiente, INEGI y el sector ambiental de México. Con las Cuentas de Capital Natural…

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Latest Publications

Measuring what matters in agriculture and food systems: a synthesis

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) (2018). Measuring what matters in agriculture and food systems: a synthesis of the results and recommendations of TEEB for Agriculture and Food’s Scientific and Economic Foundations report. Geneva: UN Environment. Download report

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Scientific and Economic Foundations Report

The TEEBAgriFood ‘Scientific and Economic Foundations’ report addresses the core theoretical issues and controversies underpinning the evaluation of the nexus between the agri-food sector, biodiversity and ecosystem services and externalities including human health impacts from agriculture on a global scale. It argues the…

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TEEBAgriFood Interim Report

The Interim Report introduces the key questions, issues and arguments to be addressed by TEEBAgriFood.

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Towards TEEBAgriFood

TEEB is bringing together economists, business leaders, agriculturalists and experts in biodiversity and ecosystem services to systematically review the economic interdependencies between agriculture and natural ecosystems, and provide a comprehensive economic valuation of eco-agri-food systems. Alexander Müller, TEEB for Agriculture & Food…

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TEEB Challenges and Responses

TEEB ‘s progress, challenges and responses towards mainstreaming the economics of nature. [ENG] [ESP]

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