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December 2016
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

The Testing REDD+ in the Beira Landscape Corridor of Mozambique initiative closed in December.

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?

November 2016
Economics of Land Degradation (ELD)

Independence from the former Soviet Union in 1991 presented the republics of Central Asia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan, with severe challenges for land management with ensuing economic, social, and environmental crises.

June 2016
Economics of Land Degradation (ELD)

Kenya’s soils are being degraded through suboptimal land management practices, causing declining yields and deterioration of land quality. Sustainable Land Management (SLM) practices can improve soil quality and enhance crop yields.

April 2016
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Although forest covers 40 per cent of Nepal, the forestry sector’s potential to generate huge employment opportunities is largely untapped. Private sector involvement and investment could create 1.38 million work days a year.

October 2015
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

The present report on inclusive green growth in Ghana provides an account of the overall policy framework and mechanisms to promote inclusive green growth (IGG) in the country. It documents good practices, success stories and lessons learned in selected sectors of the country’s economy.

September 2015
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Our decreasing forest landscapes are under huge pressure to deliver local and global needs, from a village’s food and firewood to mitigating climate change. With demand unlikely to fall, the key issue is how we extract what we need.

June 2015
Economics of Land Degradation (ELD)
This case study, Economics of land degradation initiative: An economic valuation of a large-scale rangeland restoration project through the Hima system in Jordan , presents an ex-ante cost-benefit analysis of large-scale rangeland restoration through the Hima system within the Zarqa River Basin, drawing on experience from a pilot initiative by IUCN and the Jordanian Ministry of Agriculture since 2010.
March 2015
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

In the present report, good practices and lessons learned on inclusive green growth in selected sectors of the Ethiopian economy are documented.

July 2014
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Green Growth Best Practice (GGBP)

Costa Rica developed a payment for ecosystem services system to support its policies for sustainable forestry and reforestation.

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