The course is organized by LANDSCAPE EUROPE Network and is linked with the PECSRL2018 conference in Clermont-Ferrand and Mende (3-9 September 2018), where described sessions (See an Attachment) will be organized.
Towards testing and implementing ESMERALDA’s flexible methodology
For nearly two and a half years to date, the Horizon2020-funded EU project ESMERALDA has been working hard towards the development of a flexible methodology in support of pan-European and regional Mapping and Assessment of Ecosystem Services (MAES).
From 2 to 5 October, in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, the ESMERALDA project met with key stakeholders from the EU member states, the European Commission and Science-Policy-Society Advisory Board members to present a final version of its ecosystem services mapping and assessment methodology, and collect feedback and ideas for improvements and implementation. Altogether 70 participants attended the meeting. [Read more…] about ESMERALDA workshop in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
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The Common International Classification of Ecosystem Services (CICES) developed from the work on environmental accounting undertaken by the European Environment Agency (EEA). It supports their contribution to the revision of the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA) which is currently being led by the United Nations Statistical Division (UNSD).
Version 5.1 is now available and can be downloaded from the CICES website: www.cices.eu. It now replaces Version 4.3 which was published in 2013.
The World Resources Institute (WRI) launched a report titled “Roots of Prosperity: The Economics and Finance of Restoring Land”, on 19th December, 2017 at the Global Landscapes Forum; by Felipe Calderón (former President of Mexico), Naoko Ishii (CEO of GEF) and Andrew Steer (CEO of WRI).