Protecting and Investing in Natural Capital in Asia and the Pacific: Addressing Nature-Based Solutions in the Economic Analysis of Flood Risk Management Projects

Consultants' Reports | October 2019

International financing institutions, such as ADB, are promoting nature-based solutions (NBS) to achieve more resilient and sustainable infrastructure projects. Demonstrating the economic rationale can help developing member clients consider NBS options. This report describes the economic rationale of NBS in flood risk management and demonstrates how this can be addressed in a project’s economic analysis, giving stylized cases and recommendations.

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This document dated October 2019 is provided for the ADB regional project 50159-001.