Nature Transition Support Programme (NTSP project)

Countries: Colombia and Ecuador

Partners: UK: UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC); Colombia: Alexander von Humboldt Biological Resources Research Institute; Ecuador: Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad (INABIO); US: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), University of Minnesota

Summary: The Nature Transition Support Programme (NTSP) is an ambitious research programme aiming to support partner countries identify pathways towards an economy that is embedded within nature, as articulated by the Dasgupta Review. NTSP engages a combination of UK-based and global experts, in-country specialists as well as representatives from partner governments to make the case for an economic transition, developing a set of options for sustainable growth based on predicted impacts to natural capital and prosperity of different approaches to land use.