The Africa Natural Capital Accounting Community of Practice was launched today at the ‘African Forum on Green Economy’ conference.
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If you take care of the land, it will take care of you, says Tsefaye Kidane, a 40-year-old coffee farmer from a protected area in southwest Ethiopia that is also regarded as the birthplace of wild Arabica coffee.
This video explains the concept of NCA. Using a standardised method to assess nature’s stocks and flows can help decision makers better understand how the environment impacts our economy - and vice versa.
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