Latest SEEA news

Government of Uganda launches National Plan for Advancing Environmental-Economic Accounting and pilot SEEA accounts

22 November 2019
The Government of Uganda took a significant step in adopting natural capital accounting by launching the national plan and the first set of land and water accounts for the country based on the statistical standard System of Environmental Economic Accounting (SEEA).

African Nations Convene to Shape a Regional Community of Practice on Natural Capital Accounting

21 November 2019
Representatives from 18 African countries met on 21 November 2019 for the first ‘Africa Forum on Natural Capital Accounting’ in Kampala, Uganda. Together, they committed to create a new Community of Practice on Natural Capital Accounting (NCA) in Africa.

Resource Corner, SEEA News & Notes: Issue 8

18 November 2019
Find the latest resources for the SEEA News & Notes, Issue 8, a greenhouse gas emission dashboard of New Zealand and the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) biome map, and more.

Regional Training Workshop for SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting in South Africa

08 November 2019
The Regional Training Workshop on the SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting (SEEA EEA) for countries in Africa, a part of a blended Regional Training Programme that also consists of an online course, took place on 28-31 October 2019 in Pretoria, South Africa.

SEEA Implementation Now Reflected in Two SDG Indicators

30 October 2019
Indicators 15.9.1 and 12.b.1 now include SEEA implementation as a component. The proposals for these indicators were approved at the tenth meeting of the IAEG-SDGs and the indicators have been reclassified from Tier III to Tier II.

Resource Corner, SEEA News & Notes: Issue 7

23 October 2019
Find the latest resources for the SEEA News & Notes, Issue 7, including India's environmental accounts and the results of the European Court of Auditor's audit of European SEEA accounts, and more!

Scoping Workshop on the SEEA and Business Accounting

21 October 2019
The Scoping Workshop on the SEEA and Business Accounting, a part of the EU-funded NCAVES project, took place on 16-17 October 2019 and explored potential synergies in bringing together public and private sector approaches in terms of natural capital accounting.

Natural Capital Accounting in Support of Land Degradation Neutrality- Side Event CoP14 India

21 October 2019
Natural Capital Accounting in support of Land Degradation Neutrality, a side-event within the CoP14 of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), provided an overview of the SEEA-EEA and illustrated how the various types of accounts can support both implementation and monitoring needs of the convention.

NSO India Releases Second Publication on Environmental Accounts

21 October 2019
The National Statistical Office of India recently released its second environmental-economic accounting publication. This publication expands upon soil quality and water asset accounts to include two ecosystem services – crop provisioning and nature-based recreation – that have been assessed and valued at the national scale.