The Inclusive Wealth Report (IWR) is a biennial effort led by the UN Environment to evaluate the capacities and performance of the nations around the world to measure sustainability of economy and wellbeing of their people.
The plants, animals, and micro-organisms that are the bedrock of food production are in decline, according to a UN study.
Dr. Harpinder Sandhu discussed the application of the principles of ecological economics in agriculture and food systems.
Forests generated economic benefits in the form of cash and in-kind income equivalent to 12.86 percent of GDP in 2012 and 2013.
The GDSA is a sustainability initiative led by African countries.
GDP looks at income, but says nothing about wealth and assets that underlie this income.