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St Helena Cost Benefit Analysis, Water Security 2019

Freshwater Terrestrial Overseas Territories Asset Benefit Cost Cost-benefit analysis Decision-making Environmental accounting Fresh water Land use change Natural capital Natural resource accounting Services Valuation methodologies Waste treatment


This study was commissioned by the South Atlantic Environmental Research Institute (SAERI) to assess water security options for St Helena. The findings contribute evidence to a programme of natural capital assessment (NCA) being implemented by the UK Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) and conducted by the South Atlantic Environmental Research Institute (SAERI) in the UK South Atlantic Overseas Territories. Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) managed Conflict, Stability and Security Fund (CSSF), the work sits under its Environmental Resilience programme which includes objectives to integrate natural capital considerations into economic and social development planning.

Resource type Publication

Topic category Environment

Reference date 2019·04·01

McVittie, A., Conner, N., Gregory, A. and Smith, N. (2019) South Atlantic Natural Capital Assessment: St Helena Cost Benefit Analysis, water security.

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Responsible organisation
Communications, JNCC distributor

Limitations on public access Open Access

Use constraints Open, cite source of data

Metadata date 2019·08·23

Metadata point of contact
Communications, JNCC

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