# The Economics of Ecosystem and Biodiversity – TEEBAgrifood Initiative in

17 August 2023

## Summary

The plain region of the state is known as the Tarai-Bhabar region comprising of Haridwar, Udham Singh Nagar, and parts of the Nainital and Dehradun districts. [...] The water holding capacity of soil will be tested using the following formula: WHC of soil (%) = (Weight of the water contained in the saturated soil) ×100/ (Weight of the saturated soil) Where, Weight of the water contained in the saturated soil = Weight of saturated soil - Weight of dry soil Weight of the saturated soil = Weight of cup, filter paper, and saturated soil – the weight of the cup an. [...] The equation to be used is as follows- Where, E is the value of the material flow i is the input or output of element i Mi is the amount of material in the input or output of category I Pi is the price of the input or output of element i. [...] Where, S is the value of the stock of substances i is the type of stock of substance i, Fi is the stock of substance i and Pi is the value of the stock of substance i. [...] Education and Skill Development Quantification For the quantity and quality of the workforce, wage level will be used to determine the quantity and quality of the workforce using the following formula Where, L is the value of the labour force i is the ith labour force Pi is the wage level of the ith labour force Ti is the hours worked by the ith labour force.