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January 2014
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Kazakhstan has taken a lead among Central Asian countries in mapping a path towards a green economy. While environmental degradation has often been discussed, only recently have environmental concerns begun to be addressed within the mainstream economy.

June 2014
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

This report discusses the opportunities presented by the Amapá State government’s intention to make the transition to a green 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.

October 2015
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

When five per cent of milk fails to meet standards, you have a problem with milk. When 50 percent does not meet standards, you have a problem with standards. In developing countries, perishable food is mostly sold in informal markets and often does not meet national food safety standards.

December 2015
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set a new agenda for development, with the ambitious aim of eradicating extreme poverty within the next 15 years while also recognising environmental limits.

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.

February 2014
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Many countries are exploring their prospects for green growth. It has become a hot topic, proving attractive to governments, companies, and civil society groups alike. The 2012 Rio+20 Summit concluded that green growth is best defined and tailored according to the individual country context.

March 2014
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

'Inclusive green growth' is no longer just a buzz term. It is shaping donor priorities, influencing national development plans and attracting investment.

October 2016
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Despite its Least Developed Country status, Ethiopia has played a leading role in climate diplomacy. This briefing explores the factors behind Ethiopia’s success in order to draw lessons for other nations.

June 2014
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Growing financial, climate and social challenges in the Caribbean have sparked the search for new economic pathways that would better serve the region.

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