SNAPP: Integrating natural capital into system of national accounts: A case study of forestry and wetland landscapes in Rwanda

Principal Investigators:

Janaki R. Alavalapati, Glenn-Marie Lange, and Michel Masozera

Natural capital plays a central role in economic development of nations for human well-being.These are realized through provision of both market and non-market goods and services. The System of National Accounts only includes market, or near-market, goods and services and therefore fails to fully account for non-market contributions of natural capital to national income. This proposal intends to integrate natural capital into the System of National Accounts using the framework of the System of Environmental Economic Accounting (SEEA), developed... more

Participants and Meetings

Working Group Participants
ActivityDatesFurther Information
Working Group2nd—4th September 2015Participant List  
Working Group21st—22nd April 2016Participant List  
Working Group14th—16th March 2017Participant List  

Participant Contact Information

Sofia Ahlrothsahlroth@worldbank.orgWorld Bank
Janaki R. Alavalapatiajanaki@auburn.eduAuburn University
Kenneth Bagstadkjbagstad@usgs.govUS Geological Survey (USGS)
Mediatrice Banambana@wcs.orgWildlife Conservation Society Rwanda
Onil Banerjeeonilb@iadb.orgInter-American Development Bank
Eron Bloomgardenebloomgarden@encouragecapital.comEKO Asset Management Partners
Fred BoltzFBoltz@rockfound.orgRockefeller Foundation
Marie Laetitia Busokeyemlbusokeye@gmail.comRwanda Environment Management Authority
Jane Carter Ingramjane.ingram@ey.comWildlife Conservation Society
Innocent Kabengainnocent.kabenga@gggi.orgMinistry of Natural Resources
Godfrey of Finance and Economic Planning
Peter Katanisakatanisapeter@gmail.comMinistry of Natural Resources
Pankaj Lallalp@mail.montclair.eduMontclair State University
Glenn-Marie Langeglange1@worldbank.orgWorld Bank
Michel Masozerammasozera@wcs.orgWildlife Conservation Society Rwanda
Jensen Montambaultjmontambault@tnc.orgThe Nature Conservancy
Rodrigue Mugabormugabo@wcs.orgWildlife Conservation Society, Rwanda
Richard Niyomugabo
Emmanuel NkurunzizaEmmanuel.Nkurunziza@rnra.rwRwanda National Resources Authority
Tuyishime N.MMinistry of Natural Resources
Thomas Ochuodhothomas.ochuodho@uky.eduVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Stephen Polaskypolasky@umn.eduUniversity of Minnesota
Denis Rugegedenis.rugege@gmail.comUnited Nations Development Programme
Claudine Uweraclaudine.uwera@gmail.comUniversity of Rwanda
LeeAnne Frenchfrench@nceas.ucsb.eduUniversity of California, Santa Barbara
Grace Nishimwegrace.nishimwe@rnra.rwRwanda Natural Resources Authority
Hans A.
Jacob of Rwanda, Ministry of Environment
Vincent de Paul Kabalisakabalisa@hotmail.comRwanda Natural Resources Authority
Desire KagaboD.kagabo@cgiar.orgConsultative Group on International Agriculture Research (CGIAR)
Samuel Kanyamibwaskanyamibwa@arcosnetwork.orgAlbertine Rift Conservation Society (ARCOS) Network
Charles Karangwacharles.karangwa@iucn.orgInternational Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Theobald Mashingatheobald.mashinga@gov.seEmbassy of Sweden
Anna Masozeraabehm@igpo.orgInternational Gorilla Conservation Programme
Antoine Mudakikwaantoine.mudakikwa@rdb.rwRwanda Development Board
Athanase MukuralindaA.Mukuralinda@cgiar.orgWorld Agroforestry Centre
Alex Mulisaa.mulisa@fonerwa.orgRwanda's Green Fund (FONERWA)
Yusuf institute of Statistics Rwanda
Amini Mutagandamutaganda.amini@gmail.comRwanda Water and Forestry Authority
Eugene Mutagandaeugene.mutangana@rbd.rwRwanda Development Board
Leon Nabahungul.nabahungu@cgiar.orgInternational Institute of Tropical Agriculture
Prime NgabonzizanullRwanda Water and Forestry Authority
Janvier Ntalindwajanvier.ntalindwa@undp.orgUnited Nations Development Programme
Coletha Environment Management Authority

Products: Publications, Reports, Datasets, Presentations, Visualizations

TypeProducts of NCEAS Research
Presentations Alavalapati, Janaki R. 2016. TNC board meeting presentation. TNC; October 2016.
Journal Article Bagstad, Kenneth; Cohen, Erika; Ancona, Zachary H.; McNulty, Steven; Sun, Ge. 2018. The sensitivity of ecosystem service models to choices of input data and spatial resolution. Applied Geography. (Abstract) (Online version)
Report or White Paper Banerjee, Onil; Cicowiez, Martin; Ochuodho, Thomas; Masozera, Michel; Wolde, Bernabas; Lal, Pankaj; Dudek, Sebastian; Alavalapati, Janaki R. 2017. Financing the sustainable management of Rwanda's protected areas. CEDLAS. (Abstract) (Online version)
Journal Article Banerjee, Onil; Cicowiez, Martin; Ochuodho, Thomas; Masozera, Michel; Wolde, Bernabas; Lal, Pankaj; Dudek, Sebastian; Alavalapati, Janaki R. 2018. Financing the sustainable management of Rwanda's protected areas. Journal of Sustainable Tourism. (Abstract) (Online version)
Journal Article Lal, Pankaj; Wolde, Bernabas; Masozera, Michel; Burli, Pralhad; Alavalapati, Janaki R.; Ranjan, Aditi; Montambault, Jensen; Banerjee, Onil; Ochuodho, Thomas; Mugabo, Rodrigue. 2017. Valuing visitor services and access to protected areas: The case of Nyungwe National Park in Rwanda. Tourism Management. Vol: 61. Pages 141-151. (Abstract) (Online version)
Journal Article Ochuodho, Thomas; Alavalapati, Janaki R. 2016. Integrating natural capital into system of national accounts for policy analysis: An application of a computable general equilibrium model. Forest Policy and Economics. (Abstract) (Online version)
"SNAPP: Integrating natural capital into system of national accounts: A case study of forestry and wetland landscapes in Rwanda" is project ID: 12709