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2019 Natural Capital Symposium

Plenary: Natural Capital Approaches in India

March 18, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Paul Brest Hall

Beam Loading Diagram As one of the world's fastest growing economies with rich swaths of biodiversity and ecosystems still intact, India represents an exciting, and urgent, opportunity for accelerating uptake of natural capital approaches to link ecosystems and human wellbeing in decisions. Speakers will discuss inspiring science and policy work underway from watersheds to cities, and challenges that must be met in order for India to grow sustainably into the next decades.


  • Bhaskar Vira, Director, University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute
  • Madhu Verma, Professor, Indian Institute of Forest Management
  • Harini Nagendra, Professor of Sustainability, Azim Premji University
  • Seema Paul, Managing Director, India Program of The Nature Conservancy
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