Integrating Natural Capital into Sustainable Development Decision Making in Uganda
WCMC (only), International institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
Host Country Institutions:
National Planning Authority, Uganda (NPA), National Environment Management Authority, Uganda (NEMA), Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBoS), Institute for Development of Environmental-Economic Accountings (IDEEA Group)
This project supports delivery of the Ugandan National Development Plan, Green Growth Development Strategy and NBSAP. It integrates the value of biodiversity into national reporting, poverty reduction, and planning processes. Biodiversity-related natural capital data will be organised using internationally endorsed accounting frameworks. This will enable decision-makers to implement integrated environmental-economic planning for green growth, poverty alleviation and attaining the SDGs and Aichi Targets. The capacity of account compilers and users will be developed to institutionalise the accounting approach. Deliver green growth that contributes to poverty alleviation (wealth creation) and biodiversity goals by enhancing national capacity to generate and use biodiversity-related natural capital evidence in economic and development planning.