The European Commission Joint Research Center has just released the second report on Natural Capital Accounting: “Ecosystem services accounting: Part I – Outdoor recreation and crop pollination”. You can download the full report on this page.
Sustainable Agriculture and Building the Capacity of Peasants: Income Generating Activities and Better Food Security
The ERD team is very pleased to share its report on the beekeeping activities for the period 2016-2017, in Cameroon. Beekeeping is an important sector of the economy in general and agricultural in particular due to the role played by bees in pollination and in the production of honey and its derived products. People around the world know and love honey, a high-value food and a source of income. But then beekeeping has remained out of the great momentum of agricultural development in Cameroon since a long time unlike other animal and even vegetable sectors. [Read more…] about ERD report on beekeeping activities in Cameroon
Below you will find a number of relevant publications from members of this working group: [Read more…] about New publications from TWG 7 – Economic & Monetary valuation
Nidhi Nagabhatla, a senior researcher with United Nations University- Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH – The UN Think Tank on Water), Canada and co-lead SWG 5 – ES in Water management – would like to share her work- Multi-functional Wetlands; Pollution Abatement and Other Ecological Services from Natural and Constructed Wetlands -published by Springer as the inaugural book in their new Environmental Contamination Remediation and Management Series. The book presents a comprehensive synthesis to sustainable and wisely utilize Wetlands Ecosystem Services and/as Nature-based Solutions. [Read more…] about Wetlands Ecosystem Services and/as Nature-based Solutions
This Special Issue provides key recommendations for scientists, policy makers and practitioners who intend to operationalise marine and coastal ecosystem services in decision making. This Special Issue is a result of a collaboration between the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea Working Group on Resilience and Marine Ecosystem Services and the Ecosystem Service Partnership Marine Biome Working Group. [Read more…] about Special Issue IJBESM: Operationalising Marine and Coastal Ecosystem Services