Latest SEEA news

Update from the African Natural Capital Accounting Community of Practice

15 October 2020
Since its launch in July 2020, the NCA Community of Practice for Africa (NCA-CoP) has launched a new website of the Community, kindly developed and hosted by UNECA.

UNECE Expert Forum for Producers and Users of Climate Change-Related Statistics , 2020

05 October 2020
The UNECE Expert Forum is an annual event that serves as a platform for collaboration, sharing ideas and experience, discussing concepts and measurement issues, and identifying areas for development of practical guidance.

India releases its third consecutive annual SEEA report

30 September 2020
NSO India published its third annual report on environmental-economic accounts, on 30th September, 2020 formally titled “EnviStats India 2020 Vol. II - Environment Accounts”.

Brazil Ecosystem Extent Accounts, 2000-2018

24 September 2020
Brazil recently released ecosystem extent accounts for 2000-2018, which show that Brazilian terrestrial biomes lost about 500 thousand km2 of their natural areas.

Session 3 on Ecosystem Services: Virtual Forum on SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting, 2020

01 September 2020
The Virtual Expert Forum on SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting 2020 continued with its third session on accounting for ecosystem services held on 24 and 25 August.

Resource Corner, SEEA News & Notes, Issue 10

04 August 2020
Find the latest resources and publications here as well as in our knwoledge base including the  FAO publication Drainage of Organic Soils, South African Experimental Monetary Ecosystem Accounts, New Zealand 2019 Environmental-Economic Accounts, Brazil Water Use in Rainfed Agriculture, ESCAP Technical Guidance on Ocean Accounting for Sustainable Development and more.

Economy-wide Material Flow Accounts and the Sustainable Use of Natural Resources in the Economy

04 August 2020
The global material footprint is growing rapidly, outpacing population and economic growth.  Material footprint entails the volume of biomass, metals, non-metallic minerals and fossil fuels that we extract. Materials fuel our economies and underpin human development and well-being. The global extraction of these materials has more than tripled since 1970 and continues to grow at an accelerated rate.

NCAVES project countries progress in piloting ecosystem accounting and valuation of ecosystem services

03 August 2020
For the third consecutive year, as part of the NCAVES project, Brazil, China, India, Mexico and South Africa presented the progress made in piloting ecosystem accounts, during the first two sessions of the 2020 Virtual Forum of Experts in SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting.  

2020 Virtual Forum on SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting

01 August 2020
The fifth edition of the Forum of Experts on SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting is taking place virtually this year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Virtual Forum of Experts is taking place in four separate virtual sessions.