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First of its kind guide launched to enable true valuation of ecosystems in SIDS

Guidance_manual_on_valuation_A new manual that will enable policymakers to calculate the true value of ecosystems for a transition to a green economy across the world’s 52 small island developing states (SIDS), was launched today by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) at a ceremony celebrating the end of the International Year of SIDS.┬áThe manual highlights the strong interdependency between the Continue reading

UNEP: Green Economy Transition Promises Multiple Benefits for SIDS

Creating the enabling conditions for a Green Economy transition in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) from improved public investment to reliable market instruments and better governance will help the estimated 50 million SIDS residents build climate resilience, achieve economic growth and enjoy better standards of living. Continue reading