This report builds on the TEEB approach to generate a better understanding of the ecosystem service values of water and wetlands and encourage improved decision making and business commitment for their conservation, investment and wise use. The primary objective of the report is to help identify major gaps and inconsistencies in current knowledge of the economics of water and wetlands, so as to inform agenda-setting for further work on the economics of water and wetlands.
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Suggested citation: Russi D., ten Brink P., Farmer A., Badura T., Coates D., Förster J., Kumar R. and Davidson N. (2013) The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity for Water and Wetlands. IEEP: London and Brussels; Ramsar Secretariat: Gland.
- Briefing Note: Natural Capital Accounting and Water Quality; Commitments, Benefits, Needs and Progress
- Webinar: Transforming the approach for water and wetlands (December 2013)
- Training workshop (Kampala, December 2013)
- Training workshop (Bali, August 2013)
- Press release (February 2013): English | French | Spanish
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