E-Training on the Compilation and Application of Environmentally Extended Supply-Use Tables (EE-SUTs) in Africa

Course

Self-paced e-learning

UN Partner

Offered by

United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

Course details

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Length
5 weeks
Effort
2 hours per week
Level
Introductory
Intermediate
Advanced
Language
French
English
Region
Africa
Certificate
No

Course summary

This training is made training module to strengthening the capacities of national accountants and related staff in Environmentally Extended Supply-Use Tables compilation methods

About this course

Content of the course:

  • Session 1: Course overview and introduction to the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA)
  • Session 2: The theory and practice of Environmentally Extended Supply-Use Tables (EE-SUTs)
  • Session 3: Water accounts
  • Session 4: Energy accounts
  • Session 5: Emission accounts
  • Session 6: Land accounts
  • Session 7: Forest accounts
  • Session 8: Waste accounts
  • Session 9: Application of EE-SUTs to public policy
  • Session 10: Application of EE-SUTs to sustainable development and the SDGs

This course was organized in March-May 2018. However, all the presentations, WebEx discussions and exchanges, questions and answers, and quiz are available on the training website.

Target audience

National Accountants

Learning objectives

(a) to acquire a good understanding of the related concepts, definitions, classifications, accounting framework, techniques, and data sources that are important for the compilation and application of EE SUTs;
(b) to reach out and benefit the maximum number of countries and participants on the continent; and
(c) to create a permanent platform and knowledge base that will enable information sharing and learning during and beyond the e-trainings.