South Africa is at the forefront of a global movement on Natural Capital Accounting (NCA). Statistics South Africa (Stats SA), in partnership with the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI), hosted the first National NCA Forum in Pretoria at Stats SA’s IsiBalo House from 10 to 11 July 2019. NCA is a practical tool to measure how nature supports people and the economy. The Forum explored how NCA can support South Africa’s progress towards a green economy, including its linkages to South Africa’s National Development Plan (NDP) and the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Forum was organised in collaboration with the United Nations Statistical Division (UNSD) and UN Environment, with funding from the European Union.
Documentation related to the forum, as well as the presentations, can be accessed here.