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.
The 4th Forum on Natural Capital Accounting (NCA) for Better Policy brought together over 100 high-level participants working on NCA and sustainable landscape management on 18-19 November 2019 in Kampala, Uganda.
WAVES has helpsed Indonesia implement a system that calculates the physical and monetary values of natural resources using an accounting system, or often referred to as Natural Capital Accounting, or NCA. Through NCA, natural resources can be mainstreamed into development policy and planning. This video captures the impact that accounting has had on policy-making in Indonesia.
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.
Waves is working together with the Uganda government to support and build capacity in the measurement and valuation of natural assets and ecosystem services.
The challenge that lies ahead for Côte d’Ivoire si not only to continue its economic growth at an accelerated rate, but also to ensure that this growth is sustainable in the long run.