Integrating Natural Capital into Sustainable Decision-Making in Uganda

In order to extend Uganda’s current national accounting system to better consider biodiversity related natural capital, the National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA), the National Planning Authority (NPA) and Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBoS), with support from the UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC), International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) and Institute for the Development of Environmental-Economic Accounting (IDEEA Group) are implementing the project: Integrating Natural Capital into Sustainable Development Decision-Making in Ug

Biodiversity Expenditure Review

Uganda's Biodiversity Expenditure Review (BER) report provides comprehensive information on financing biodiversity conservation and management, from the fiscal period 2005/6 to 2014/15. The review evaluated the effectiveness of the current budget spending on ecosystems and environmental degradation. Based on the 4 key sectors evaluated, which include agriculture, tourism, energy and; water and environment. Findings reveals that on average environment and biodiversity conservation takes up 1.2& of government's annual budget.

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NEMA Annual Corporate Report 2016/2017

NEMA has continued to implement its a 5-year Strategic Plan that focuses on five
(5) Key Results Areas (KRAs) based on the mandate and statutory functions aligned
to the National Development Framework; the National Vision and the National
Development Plan (NDP). The Strategic Plan is also linked to the Multilateral
Environmental Agreements (MEAs), Regional and Global commitments on sustainable
development including the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Strategic plan