Japan

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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.

 

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