TEEB Multi-Stakeholder International Workshop in Beijing

TEEB Office, Geneva (11.02.2015)  The TEEB Multi-stakeholder International Workshop was held in Beijing on January 21–22, 2015. The workshop brought together representatives from national and regional government agencies, the private sector, NGOs, civil society, international agencies, and the scientific community…

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This week in Natural Capital

Week 11- 15 August 2014, by Anna Heuberger, Small Chinese cities steer away from GDP as measure of success The article “Small Chinese cities steer away from GDP as measure of success”, published by the Financial Times on the 13th…

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TEEB study to demonstrate the value of mangroves for Liberia

Geneva, 04 August 2014 Local communities in particular depend on mangroves for fish, wood for fuel and as a buffer against coastal flooding. The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity – TEEB study for Liberia should focus on revealing the economic…

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This week in Natural Capital

 Week 21 – 25 July 2014, by Anna Heuberger, Feeding a growing population: The necessity of a global landscape restoration revolution Devex, July 22, 2014 According to the world food program (WFP) 842 million people worldwide do not have enough…

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Valuing natural capital prerequisite to longterm economic growth plans of Georgia

Geneva, 29 April 2014 Ms. Khatuna Gogaladze, Minister of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia, in what was perceived as a country taking the lead to value its natural capital, launched the TEEB Scoping Study for Georgia on 1…

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Call for expression of interest – The scoping study for the Baltic Sea Region

The TEEB Secretariat regrets to announce that the funder for the above project has chosen to terminate its contract with UNEP and as such UNEP-TEEB will not be able to fund this project.    We extend our sincere apologies to…

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Connecting the dots that link ecosystems to agricultural and food systems

Geneva, 7 February 2014 New study ‘The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) for Agriculture and Food’ intends to provide a comprehensive economic evaluation of the eco-agri-food systems complex. Healthy and resilient ecosystems are essential for agriculture to thrive and…

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Webinars – Transforming our approach to water and wetlands

We are pleased to invite you to the webinars: Transforming our approach to water and wetlands What: Two webinar discussions on the values of water and wetlands, how to mainstream these values into policy-making in order to promote wise use…

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Water and wetlands training demonstrates vital role of valuation for decision-making

Geneva, 02  December 2013 The workshop provided a needed platform for the participants to reflect on how they could apply what had been learned and more importantly the need to report back and identify key allies in order to ensure…

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Valuing nature to better conserve it: Georgia takes the lead in assessing its natural capital

Tbilisi, 1 October 2013 The TEEB Scoping Study for Georgia is an important step forward in valuing ecosystems and biodiversity. “It is often said that you can’t manage what you don’t measure. The same principle can apply for a country’s…

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Latest Publications

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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TEEB for Agriculture & Food Concept Note

February 2014- The Concept Note presents the case for and proposed outline content of a TEEB for Agriculture & Food study.

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Natural Capital Accounting and Water Quality: Commitments, Benefits, Needs and Progress

December 2013 – The briefing note outlines existing guidance and examples on water quality accounting and identifies the ongoing challenges related to the development of natural capital accounting and water quality accounting. Inspired by the growing global focus on natural capital accounting, the note identifies the ongoing challenges related to the development of natural capital accounting and water quality accounting, in order to encourage debate and commitment towards effective water and biodiversity policy.

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