This is the first comprehensive report on Botswana’s energy accounts project. The report presents the methodology, data compilation process, results and policy messages of energy accounts for Botswana. The prime focus of the report is on the Physical Energy Flow Accounts. The accounts cover two energy products, namely coal and electricity in physical energy units during the reference period 2010/11 to 2014/15.
The Secretariat of the Gaborone Declaration for Sustainability in Africa (GDSA) and Conservation International (CI) and in partnership with WAVES, held a Natural Capital Accounting (NCA) workshop June 21-23, 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya.
Workshop and Consultation ,
Author(s): Gaborone Declaration ,
Type: Training and tool kits
This report focuses on the preparation of adjusted macroeconomic indicators or Botswana. In particular, it applies the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA) to derive measures of the national balance sheet, adjusted net national income, and adjusted net national savings.
Technical Report (35p) ,
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Author(s): Keith Jefferis, Bog ,
This study aims to quantify the major physical and monetary trends in resource stocks for major minerals in Botswana; estimate the rent generated; produce estimates of national mineral wealth and depletion; and identify challenges that need to be addressed for the future compilation of mineral accounts.
This report examines four approaches that have been adopted at the country or regional level: Circular Economy in the European Union (EU) and Germany, Natural Capital Accounting in Botswana, Payment for Ecosystem Services in Costa Rica, and Gross National Happiness in Bhutan. The purpose is to show that there is no “one size fits all” approach to sustainable development, but rather a range of concepts, methodologies, and tools that can be used, depending on the specific context.
Publication (40p) ,
Author(s): United Nations Envir ,
Wealth Accounting and the Valuation of Ecosystem Services (WAVES) is a World Bank-led global partnership that aims to promote sustainable development by ensuring that natural resources are mainstreamed in development planning and national economic accounts.