By losing forest, the United States also loses one of its best defenses against climate change.
Investing in ecosystem services will help MDBs improve the livelihoods of the poor.
GDP is no longer the gold standard for measuring a country’s progress.
SeeSouthernForests.org provides a new way to learn about – and protect – the forests of the southern United States.
This report introduces readers to the forests of the southern United States. It provides data, maps, and other forms of information about southern forests, their condition, and trends.
The World Bank and other Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) are revising their environmental strategies for development planning.
Payments for ecosystem services are becoming an increasingly important part of the U.S. business and regulatory landscape. As programs that provide payments for ecosystem services grow, policy makers will need to determine how these various payments should interact with each other.
Multilateral development bank (MDB) development services can benefit from incorporating a more systematic approach to managing ecosystems in their strategic priority setting, analytical advisory servi
In the 1980s, Thailand’s government, initially supported by the World Bank, focused on a single ecosystem service—aquaculture—to supply a growing frozen shrimp export industry.
How Multilateral Development Banks Can Strengthen Development by Using Ecosystem Services
This report identifies entry points for mainstreaming ecosystem services in Multilateral Development Banks' (MDBs’) core operations and describes a portfolio of tools to help. It also presents a range of policy options that MDBs can help country partners implement to sustain critical...