The Forum aims to provide participants with a platform to discuss the use of natural capital approaches, including natural capital accounting (NCA), and the challenges and opportunities in using natural capital data, tools and analysis to inform and support policies in African countries.
Despite unprecedented biodiversity loss and the onset of a new mass extinction, natural systems continue to be degraded, both directly by human activities and indirectly by the broader climate crisis. The collective global challenge of both protecting and rejuvenating the world’s biodiversity has become more urgent than ever.
The event provided an opportunity for the global financial community to engage in discussion, share perspectives, and communicate on their action, achievements and commitments related to the integration of biodiversity within financial decision-making.
This program aims to deliver tailored capacity-building to support governments translate biophysical analyses into financial and economic feasibility and trade-off analyses that can inform policy development and planning processes