ABOUT THE WEBINAR
The Dasgupta Review commissioned by the UK government tells us that the economics of biodiversity are complicated and aims to inform policy. It interrogates if markets can address externalities and inequities without government intervention. The nature based economy webinar, themed 'Economics of Biodiversity: The African Grassroots, Regional Development Bodies & Development Finance Institutions' Perspective' organized by African CSOs Biodiversity Alliance and African Development Bank will unpack the discussion on the economics of biodiversity by exploring the local realities on the ground for Africa’s indigenous and local communities.
It is expected that African voices, particularly those of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities
(IPLCs), will enrich current discourse on the conservation economy. Alongside the crucial perspectives of African IPLCs, other expected outcomes include: