Written by Alyssum Pohl, NOAA Digital Coast Fellow
Source: World Resources Institute
World Resources Institute have released a guidebook, Coastal
Capital: Ecosystem Valuation for Decision Making in the Caribbean. Although this report focuses on Caribbean
locations, the methods used are useful for economic valuation practitioners—both
economists and non-economists—who want to conduct economic valuation of coastal
ecosystems to inform decision making.
They show not only how to conduct a sound analysis, but also how to
explicitly link the valuation to a policy question, identify and engage
stakeholders, communicate strategically, and to report findings
transparently. To read more about the
here. To download the guidebook, click here.