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System of Environmental-Economic Accounting 2012 Central Framework

System of Environmental-Economic Accounting 2012 Central Framework
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), International Monetary Fund (IMF), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), United Nations (UN), World Bank. March 2014
  • This document provides a statistical framework consisting of a comprehensive set of tables and accounts, which guides the compilation of consistent and comparable statistics and indicators for policy making, analysis and research. It is a multipurpose conceptual framework for understanding the interaction between the environment and the economy. By providing internationally agreed concepts and definitions on environmental-economic accounting, it is an invaluable tool for compiling integrated statistics, deriving coherent and comparable indicators and measuring progress towards sustainable development goals. Category 3 'Physical flow accounts' includes a section on physical flow accounts for water, including scope of water flows, physical supply and use table for water and water aggregates. In Category 5 'Assets' there is included a section on asset accounts for water resources.
  • Geographical coverage: Global
  • Main themes: Accounting, Economic instruments, Energy, Environment, Information and data, State of water resources, Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), Valuation, Water supply
  • Main target audience: Governments, Policy makers, Researchers, Statistical community
  • Main purpose: Assessment, Guidance, Impact evaluation
  • Type of resource: Assessment report, Facts and figures, Glossary, Guidelines, Recommendations, Standards
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Published in 2015