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May 2016
International Trade Centre (ITC)
This report Trade in Quinoa examines the impact of the international quinoa prices on the livelihoods of communities in the Peruvian altiplano.
July 2015
International Trade Centre (ITC)

A new guide from the International Trade Centre (ITC) provides project managers with tools to assess environmental considerations in project planning and implementation, in order to mitigate risks, enhance resilience and seize opportunities to expand

June 2015
International Trade Centre (ITC)

The report presents the findings of research on the perceptions of agri-food exporters of climate change.

May 2015
International Trade Centre (ITC)
The Trade in Wildlife: A framework to improve biodiversity and livelihood outcomes, provides a framework to analyse the impact of the wildlife trade on conservation and local livelihoods.
June 2012
International Trade Centre (ITC)

Agriculture accounts for 13 per cent of global GHG emissions. This rises to approximately 30 per cent if land clearance for farming, agrochemical production and trade in agricultural and food products are attributed to the sector.

June 2012
International Trade Centre (ITC), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)

Food exporters are increasingly being asked by retailers to measure and reduce the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of their products, and new market requirements have emerged, mainly in the form of standards on ‘product carbon footprinting’ (PCFs).

June 2012
International Trade Centre (ITC), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)

The market for environmental services is substantial and growing. This policy brief argues that if well managed, liberalisation of trade in environmental services can provide substantial benefits to the private sector as well as the general public.

June 2012
International Trade Centre (ITC), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)

Export restrictions are implemented nowadays with the aim of achieving a number of goals, such as food security, industrial development, environmental protection and natural resource conservation.

June 2012
International Trade Centre (ITC), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)
While international transport – aviation and maritime shipping – is an important facilitator and driver of trade, it also contributes significantly to climate change. This paper states that the regulation of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from international transport would help mitigate climate change, as well as support a green economy transition.
June 2012
International Trade Centre (ITC), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)
Sustainability standards have emerged in the marketplace for food, textiles and a wide range of consumer goods and services, and their role continues to grow, particularly in emerging markets.

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