President Khama has urged parties to the Gaborone Declaration for Sustainability in Africa to scale up their efforts.
Dr. Kim Reuter with the Gaborone Declaration on Sustainability in Africa (GDSA) blogs on NCA progress in the region, and its critical importance.
To deliver sustained growth and wellbeing, we need to value natural capital, recognize the human hand in climate change and take preventive action against climate-related calamities.
The UN calls for greater preservation efforts for mangroves, which help protect coastlines and mitigate the effects of climate change.
Drought and deforestation highlight the importance of factoring natural capital into long-term development decisions.