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December 2018
Joseph E. Stiglitz, Jean-Paul Fitoussi, Martine Durand
This report looks at key issues highlighted by the 2009 Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress (“Stiglitz-Sen-Fitoussi” Commission), such as how to better include the environment and sustainability in our measurement system, and how to improve the measurement of different types of inequalities, of economic insecurity, of subjective well-being and of trust.
December 2018
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
While GDP is the most well-known, and most powerful economic indicator, it can’t tell us everything we need to know about the health of countries and societies. In fact, it can’t even tell us everything we need to know about economic performance. This report looks at progress made over the past 10 years in collecting well-being data, and in using them to inform policies.
December 2018
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
This report reviews the economic, regulatory, institutional and trade policy environments characterising the honey, cereal and walnut sectors, underlining their export and value-added potential in the Republic of Moldova, and provides a SWOT analysis and action plans to assist policymakers in realising this potential.
December 2018
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), Sustainable Healthy Cities Network, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), Environmental Change Institute (ECI), Infrastructure Transitions Research Consortium (ITRC-Mistral)
This policy brief, The Infrastructure And Climate Change Nexus: Integrated approaches as a catalyst for transformational change, explores interlinkages between climate change mitigation and adaptation, and diverse forms of infrastructure. Given that infrastructure in every sector has climate implications, the brief raises awareness about the need for an integrated approach to the planning and development of resilient, low-carbon infrastructure assets to achieve the targets enshrined in the Paris Agreement and to boost climate-smart growth.
December 2018
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative, Ministry of Agricullture, Irrigation and Water Development, Malawi
This policy brief, Impact of Soil Loss in Malawi: Microeconomic effects of soil and nutrient loss, addresses the suitability and financial viability of various interventions to mitigate the impacts of both soil and nutrient loss within Malawi.
December 2018
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative, Ministry of Agricullture, Irrigation and Water Development, Malawi
This policy brief, Impact of Soil Loss in Malawi: Macroeconomic effect on GDP, sectoral adjustments and poverty, combines findings from a recent independent report based on microeconometric and computable general equilibrium analysis. The study aims to assess both direct and indirect economic impacts of soil loss at the aggregate level, providing effects on the GDP, poverty, terms of trade and sectoral production.
December 2018
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative, Ministry of Agricullture, Irrigation and Water Development, Malawi
This report, Soil and Nutrients Loss in Malawi: An economic assessment, analyses the economic impact of both soil and nutrient loss in Malawi with new country representative data on soil and nutrients loss.
December 2018
United Nations Climate Change Secretariat, Marrakech Partnership
The Yearbook of Global Climate Action 2018 provides an overview of the major events, initiatives and reports of the past year and reviews progress achieved.
December 2018
World Bank Group
This report, Carbon Markets for Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction in a Warming World: An evaluation of the World Bank group’s support to carbon finance, evaluates the World Bank Group's role and contributions to carbon finance. It provides an overview of carbon markets, the changing dynamics the markets are operating within, and Bank Group's perspective on the future of carbon financing.
December 2018
Adapting Canadian Work and Workplaces to Respond to Climate Change (ACW)
This working paper, Climate Stability, Worker Stability: Are they compatible?, addresses the dilemma inherent within a low-carbon transition. The transition away from fossil fuels is a necessary part of climate change mitigation, yet that entails losing traditional energy sector jobs. How can this be done justly and what role, if any, do broader societal trends have in this discussion?

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