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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
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.
June 2017
UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)

Livelihoods, poverty reduction efforts and economic growth in Africa are highly dependent on the quality and availability of natural resources, and are thus extremely vulnerable to degradation of those resources and to climate change.

December 2015
UN Women, UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative

Africa has enormous potential for clean energy, given its ample resources of hydro, solar, wind and geothermal power. However, current highly centralized energy systems often benefit the rich and bypass the poor.

November 2015
UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)

This Handbook is designed as guidance for policymakers and practitioners to mainstream pro-poor environment and climate concerns into planning, budgeting and monitoring.

October 2014
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative

The rapid growth experienced in Asia has come at a cost to our environment, such as air pollution, water contamination and scarcity, chemicals in soils and food and over- exploitation of forest and marine resources.

July 2014
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative

With rapid economic growth in Africa largely driven by agriculture and extractive industries, two sectors with significant sustainable development challenges, the work of PEI is becoming more relevant than ever.

June 2013
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative

This publication brings together selected Stories of Change which we will hopefully catalyze and motivate governments, stakeholders, and the international development community at large to invest in, and support, poverty-environment mainstreaming across the globe as one element of the transition