The African continent is adopting an environmental accounting software programme: COPERNICEA. It is a new accounting tool that will enable all African countries to be part of the biodiversity agenda.
The Government of Uganda took a significant step in adopting natural capital accounting by launching the national plan and the first set of land and water accounts for the country.
Last year, WAVES program stated that “African countries lead on natural capital accounting”. The recent flurry of activity on the continent appears to support this.
Government of Zambia says it is vital to account for natural resources in calculation of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and the wider national development.
Dr. Kim Reuter with the Gaborone Declaration on Sustainability in Africa (GDSA) blogs on NCA progress in the region, and its critical importance.