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13:00 to 14:00: Natural Capital and Economic Development: Bridging or Breaking?
18 Jun 2012 - 18 Jun 2012
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Athletes Park, UNEP Pavilion

This event will showcase how ecosystem services can be integrated within conventional development planning and processes, by showing examples from Trinidad and Tobago (integrating ES in nationwide land use planning and into national accounts), from Chile (good governance of integrating indigenous people into local scale development policy making), from South Africa (using Ecosystem services as �natural infrastructure� for risk resilience) and from Vietnam( valuation of mangroves� importance in national economy). All these examples are relevant with the Conference�s theme of �a green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication�

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