29 Oct '15, 10pm

#VietNam: Nature’s services facilitate national green growth strategy:

"The recently adopted Sustainable Development Goals recognize that the heath of the global commons is essential to achieving our development ambitions," said Naoko Ishii, CEO and Chairperson of the Global Environment Facility. "It is vital that decisions makers at all levels-from communities to corporations to cabinets-take the true value of ecosystem services into account in their decision making to ensure sustainable use of our planet's finite environmental resources. The findings from the four country pilots in the ProEcoServ project are an exciting first step in the process."

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