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October 2017
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Urban green growth policies encourage economic development while reducing negative environmental externalities and the consumption of natural resources and environmental assets.

July 2017
Donor Committee for Enterprise Development (DCED)

In 2009 the Department for International Development of the United Kingdom (DfID) and the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA, now Global Affairs Canada) partnered with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to design a programme that would enhance the competitiveness of the Caribb

March 2017
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Agriculture is an important engine for economic growth in Africa, but effective agricultural strategies to support rural development and poverty alleviation are scarce.

February 2017
Center for Development Research (ZEF)

In this study the Total Economic Value (TEV) framework was applied.

January 2017
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

In Ghana 70 per cent of the population are smallholder farmers who depend on the land for their basic needs. Growing competition for this resource is having significant impacts on rural livelihoods and land governance.

January 2017
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Senegal currently has a complex and poorly regulated system of land governance, which — combined with an urbanisation trend and increasing outsider interest — is leading to land privatisation and a consequent reduction in the availability of cultivable land for small producers.

January 2017
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

In Mozambique, changes in land access and use are shaping new landscapes, often at the expense of the poor.

January 2017
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

The ways in which people obtain land in Uganda are changing fast. Land that used to be secured through inheritance, gifts or proof of long-term occupancy is now more commonly changing hands in the market.

December 2016
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Governments in sub-Saharan Africa face a dilemma: how to reconcile pledges to feed fast-growing populations with forest conservation?

December 2016
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Soils are the foundation of all terrestrial life on the planet and are essential for agricultural production. Yet unsustainable farming practices are degrading soils across South Asia and many other parts of the world, threatening food security.

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