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RESOLUTION OF COUNCIL OF MINISTERS OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS

of February 27, 2024 No. 123

About carrying out economic evaluation of ecosystem services

Based on Item 2 of article 44 of the Law of the Republic of Belarus of November 26, 1992 "About environmental protection" and in pursuance of paragraph two of article 2 of the Law of the Republic of Belarus of July 17, 2023 No. 294-Z "About change of the Law of the Republic of Belarus "About environmental protection" the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus DECIDES: No. 1982-XII

1. Approve Regulations on procedure and conditions of carrying out economic evaluation of ecosystem services it (is applied).

2. This resolution becomes effective since April 26, 2024.

Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus

R. Golovchenko

 

Approved by the Resolution of Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus of February 27, 2024 No. 123

Regulations on procedure and conditions of carrying out economic evaluation of ecosystem services

1. This Provision determines procedure and conditions of carrying out economic evaluation of ecosystem services.

2. For the purposes of this provision terms and their determinations in the values established by the Law of the Republic of Belarus "About environmental protection" and the Water code of the Republic of Belarus and also the following terms and their determinations are used:

secondary products – products created by geterotrofny organisms (konsument) as a result of consumption of part of primary production (fauna products);

main product of environmental management – the product of environmental management of certain ecological system (further – ecosystem) having market price including for forest ecosystems – timber, for meadow ecosystems – hay meadow or grain of wheat fodder, for water ecosystems – drinking water, for marsh ecosystems – peat fuel;

average surplus – the total size of change of trunk inventory of plantings in the woods in one year at the rate of average annual value for the entire period of life (age of the cabin);

cost assessment of ecosystem service – monetary value of economic value of components of the environment.

3. The economic evaluation of ecosystem service is carried out for the purpose of:

estimates of condition of ecosystem and its components;

decrease in harmful effects on the environment and improvement of its quality;

effective use of financial resources taking into account the direct and remote effects of impact on ecosystems during implementation of state programs;

reasons in case of development of actions for receipt of benefit as a result of preserving, recovery and steady functioning of ecosystems;

preparation of offers on implementation of actions on receipt of benefit as a result of preserving, recovery and steady functioning of ecosystems;

planning and implementation of economic and other activity;

accounting of cost assessment of ecosystem services in case of the forecast and assessment of change of state of environment for the objects connected with impact on natural ecosystems when evaluating impact on the environment.

4. The economic evaluation of ecosystem service is performed by the legal entities having the certificate on accreditation of the scientific organization and included in the register of the scientific organizations (further – the scientific organization).

5. The economic evaluation of ecosystem service is carried out at the initiative of the legal entity or the individual entrepreneur (further – the customer) according to the services agreement.

6. When carrying out economic evaluation of ecosystem services are performed:

assessment of ecosystem service for ecosystem which will be affected in case of realization of the planned economic and other activity (determination of ecosystem service if the planned activities were not realized), determination of benefits in ecological, economic and social spheres which can be received from the provided services;

determination of the list of measures which can be undertaken for forecasting and prevention of adverse effect on the most significant ecosystem services, and in cases when it is impossible to prevent impact, – measures for its minimization, and also determination of residual impacts after application of the mitigating measures;

carrying out cost assessment of ecosystem service of water resources according to appendix 1, cost assessment of ecosystem service of biological diversity according to appendix 2.

7. Results of economic evaluation of ecosystem service are drawn up in report type about economic evaluation of ecosystem service which shall contain the following Sections:

data on the purposes of realization of the planned economic and other activity of the customer;

assessment of condition of ecosystems and ecosystem services for ecosystems which will be affected from services, and benefits in ecological, economic and social spheres which the customer can receive from use of ecosystem;

cost assessment of ecosystem service;

conclusions by results of carrying out economic evaluation of ecosystem service for ecological, economic and social spheres.

8. For accounting of results of economic evaluation of ecosystem service the scientific organization keeps the register of economic evaluation of ecosystem services in form according to appendix 3.

9. The scientific organizations keeping the register of economic evaluation of ecosystem services annually till May 1 of the year following reporting transfer the registers created by them to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection.

10. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection annually till June 1 of the year following reporting creates the summary register of economic evaluation of ecosystem services, and also posts it on the official site on the global computer Internet.

 

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