Japan

CountryProject OverviewScopeContact Details
Japan

TEEB Japan highlighting the relevance of TEEB in the national and cultural context

National

Mr. Kohei SASABUCHI

Ms. Makiko TANAKA

Office for Mainstreaming Biodiversity

Biodiversity Policy Division

Nature Conservation Bureau

Ministry of the Environment Japan

shizen-suishin(at)env.go.jp

Project Description:

The Environment Ministry of Japan produced a TEEB Japan Brochure highlighting the relevance of TEEB in Japan’s national and cultural context, published in March 2012. At the moment, the TEEB Reports D0 to D3 and the Synthesis Report are being translated into Japanese.

Implementers and Donors: Ministry of the Environment Japan

Resources

2014-02-20_170954TEEB Japan Brochure

2010- This is a brochure available  only in Japanese describes the economic importance of recognizing the vital role of nature and reflecting this role in decisions and actions.

 

For more information click here

 

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

Read more

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…

Read more

TEEB Challenges and Responses

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

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more