On Thursday November 21, 2019, representatives from 18 African countries met for the first ‘Africa Forum on Natural Capital Accounting’ in Kampala, Uganda.
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.
Representatives from 18 African countries committed to create a new Community of Practice on Natural Capital Accounting (NCA) in Africa.
A team from The University of the South Pacific attened a training workshop in the UK to discuss coastal and marine ecosystem services valuation for policy.
Zambia is the first to join as a core implementing country under the second phase of WAVES.
Through the Gaborone Declaration for Sustainability in Africa, countries are using natural capital accounting to measure and value their resources for better policy decisions.
The event brought together 60 participants from Indonesia, Australia, Botswana, and the Philippines to share experiences on implementing natural capital accounting.