TEEB publishes guidance manual

7th June 2013


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UNEP has launched a guidance manual for conducting country studies in line with the recommendations of the 2010 economics of ecosystems and biodiversity (TEEB) report

The TEEB helped to draw attention to the global economic benefits of ecosystems services and the growing costs of biodiversity loss.

The studies examine the economic importance of ecosystems and biodiversity in a particular country and the measures that could be implemented to support its ecosystems services.

The guidance provides both technical and operational guidance on how countries can conduct such a study, outlining the various steps to take to initiate and implement the research, communicate its findings, and implement subsequent recommendation.

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