In accordance with its 2017 Annual Work Plan and within the framework of Statistical Capacity Building (StatCaB) Programme, SESRIC organised the Study Visit on ‘Environment Statistics’ for the benefit of Department of Statistics (HCP) of Kingdom of Morocco on 24-26 April 2017. The Study Visit was hosted by the Department of Statistics (DoS) of Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
The Study Visit was paid by Ms. Sakina KADA, Head of the General Publications Service, and Ms. Karima BENSOUDA, expert on Synthesis of Goods and Services, HCP of Kingdom of Morocco.
As defined in the Classification of Statistical Activities (CSA Rev. 1 - October 2009; http://goo.gl/olg3Tz); Environment – includes topics like climate, climate change (including measurement of the socio-economic aspects of climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptation), biodiversity, environment and health, natural resources, soil, water, air, landscape, waste, environmental expenditure, expenditure for the protection of the environment, environmental accounts, agri-environmental indicators, environmental pressure, environmental impact of industry, transport, energy etc., environmental monitoring, material flow analysis, environmental decoupling indicators, pollution, ecosystems, land use and cover, environmental protection, and nationally protected areas.
The Study Visit on ‘Environment Statistics’ included discussion activities with a focus on the following topics:
• Environment Statistics in Jordan
• Framework For the Development of Environment Statistics (FDES)
• Current Situation and Existent Data and Challenges
• Water and Waste Statistics and Information Systems
• Expenditure on Environment Management
• Physical Supply Use Tables (PSUT)
• Water Assets Account
• Emission Account
• Introduction to Waste and Forest Account