The Ministry of National Development Planning says ascertaining and quantifying Zambia’s natural capital wealth in tourism, land, forest, water and other sectors is important in planning for the country’s economic growth and ensuring sustainable development.
The World Bank Group is supporting the development of the Framework through an initiative named “The Road to Kunming”. This complements the WBG’s rich operational engagement on biodiversity and ecosystems.
On Friday, July 26, 2019, WAVES held an event to mark the completion of its first phase, including launching of several reports consisting of program findings and analysis.
In 2017, Brazil consumed 6.3 liters of water for every R $ 1 generated by the economy.
The Natural Capital Committee’s advice on taking a natural capital approach to attaining net zero.
The researchers found that farms with diverse crops planted together provide more secure, stable habitats for wildlife and are more resilient to climate change than the single-crop standard that dominates today’s agriculture industry.