‘The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity’ (TEEB) is an initiative hosted by United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), and coordinated by the TEEB Ofce in Geneva, Switzerland. ‘TEEB for Agriculture & Food’ (TEEBAgriFood) encompasses various research and capacity-building projects under TEEB focusing on the holistic evaluation of agriculture and food systems along their value chains and including their most signifcant externalities. This ‘Scientifc and Economic Foundations’ report addresses the core theoretical issues and controversies underpinning the evaluation of the nexus between the agri-food sector, biodiversity and ecosystem services and externalities including human health impacts from agriculture on a global scale. It is supported by the Global Alliance for the Future of Food.

TEEB for Agriculture & Food: Scientifc and Economic Foundations. Geneva: UN Environment.

Publication Details

  • Published: 2018
  • Publisher: UN Environment
  • ISBN-13: 978-92-807-3702-8