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WAVES partnership

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  • Forest landscape in northern Costa Rica. Natural capital accounting has shown the value of Costa Rica's forests and forest products (Photo: keltikee, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    Natural capital accounting: six tips for engaging policymakers

    How to engage a policy audience in an approach they are not familiar with – what we've learnt from our work with WAVES

    1 August 2016 | Blog | Biodiversity
  • An image of a river splitting the hills of the Chinchiná River Basin in Colombia, one of eight countries in which IIED is working with the World Bank on natural capital accounting (Photo: Rosalind Goodrich/IIED)

    Accounting for the value of natural resources

    IIED has been working with the World Bank as part of the WAVES partnership to support the inclusion of sustainable use of natural resources in development planning, and make clear the contribution they make to the economy in national accounts

    20 May 2016 | Article | Natural resource management
  • This barrio in Guatemala has no running water or sewers. The country receives abundant rainfall, but lacks infrastructure to deliver water to households (Photo: David Amsler, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    Can natural capital accounting increase water access?

    New accounting methods for natural resources could help governments get to the source of the problem when it comes to achieving the Sustainable Development Goal on access to water

    5 April 2016 | Blog | Natural resource management
  • Rwanda is planning to produce land, water and forest accounts to inform policy around managing its rich natural resources.(Photo: Catherine Nomura, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    First steps in communication: raising awareness

    A visit to Rwanda with the WAVES programme brings up the question of whether you should communicate when it seems you have nothing substantial to say

    12 May 2015 | Blog | Communication
  • The data for Chinchiná river basin water accounts will be collected in 2015. Making Colombian decision makers interested in using the data requires focused, relevant communication that responds to their priorities (Photo: Rosalind Goodrich/IIED)

    Reminder to self: information supply needs to be driven by demand

    Being disciplined about focusing on what people need to know rather than what you want to tell them will lead to a more effective communications and engagement strategy that resonates with audiences.

    23 February 2015 | Blog | Communication
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