International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)
This publication provides a summary of the Regional Expert Symposium on ‘Managing Wetland Ecosystem in the Hindu Kush Himalaya: Securing Services for Livelihoods’, along with several scientific papers presented by experts on diverse topics like wetland ecology, status and threats, economic valuation, policies, benefit sharing mechanisms and traditional knowledge prevalent in the HKH region.
IRENA’s Renewable Energy Market Analysis series captures the wealth of knowledge and experience embedded in different regions. It identifies emerging trends and themes at the intersection of public policy and market development.
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
This report Trends in Global Land Use Investment: Implications for Legal Empowerment takes stock of trends in land use investments and legal empowerment responses in low- and middle-income countries, with a view to informing next steps for legal empowerment agendas.
Myanmar is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, with a GDP growing more than 7% per year on average. Myanmar is at a crucial point of development and hence, Myanmar is seeking a balance between economic growth and sustainable development. The paper Green Growth Potential Assessment: Myanmar country report presents the results obtained from the GGGI's Green Growth Performance Assessment, which maps out the challenges Myanmar is facing from a green growth perspective.
United States Agency for International Development (USAID), ICF International
This white paper provides an analysis of the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) for 37 partner countries in the U.S. Government's Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) program and other designated priority countries.
Eco-innovation globally emerged as an effort to implement sustainable development. States and firms established and implemented policies and strategies for eco-innovation as one route to achieving sustainable development.
This case study reflects on a WWF Green Economy Modelling report conducted in 2013 ‘Green Economy Modelling of Ecosystem Services in the Dawna Tenasserim Landscape (DTL) along the ‘Road to Dawei’, which looked specifically at the sustainable transport infrastructure options within this landscape
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
Natural resources are the foundation of economic development. This report reveals the patterns and the evolution of natural resource use with 118 indicators in 26 countries of the Asia and the Pacific region over the last 40 years.
This brief outlines the benefits and opportunities for businesses to adopt an approach towards transport corridor investment projects that not only incorporates natural capital values into their business planning but also encourages the application of a landscape approach towards assessing and managing risk.