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July 2018
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
Law and National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans, provides an overview of current thinking and the experience of countries in using legal frameworks to implement the Convention on Biological Diversity at the national level.
December 2017
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), GRID-Arendal

Smoke on Water – Countering Global Threats From Peatland Loss and Degradation is a Rapid Response Assessment that looks at peatland location, extent, threats and the policies to manage and protect them.

November 2017
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
Traditional knowledge has been used by generations of indigenous peoples and local communities to monitor their communities’ wellbeing and the state of their territories and natural resources.
May 2016
International Resource Panel (IRP), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
This report Resource Efficiency: Potential and Economic Implications has been produced by the UNEP’s International Resource Panel in response to a request by leaders of the G7 nations in the context of efforts to promote resource efficiency as a core element of sustainable development.
January 2016
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
This assessment, Global Environment Outlook 6: Regional assessment for Africa , is founded on the understanding that Africa has the potential to significantly contribute to the world economy and to ensure healthy living conditions for its citizens. It also recognizes the abundant natural assets that the region possesses, and the various threats they face.
December 2015
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
The study Green Economy Assessment Report: Ghana provides comparative scenarios for future growth that estimates economic, environmental and social impacts. It provides recommendations on how greening the agriculture, energy and forestry sectors can catalyze a transition to a green economy in Ghana.
December 2015
Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), International Labour Organization (ILO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
By reviewing the current institutional, legal and industrial situation, the report Peru: The Transition to Green Industry - Perspectives from the Manufacturing Industry analyses the potential for green industry in Peru. The report reveals that mining, agriculture and the extraction of oil and natural gas are the most resource intensive activities in Peru.
October 2015
Economics of Land Degradation (ELD), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)

Land degradation and desertification are among of the world’s greatest environmental challenges. It is estimated that desertification affects about 33 % of the global land surface, and that over the past 40 years erosion has removed nearly one-third of the world’s arable land from production.

September 2015
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)

Mozambique faces a range of environmental challenges and risks, including deforestation; declining fish stocks; land, water and air pollution; and loss and degradation in wetlands and rivers ,which could all be compounded by climate change and a growing population.

July 2015
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
The aim of this report is to assess how deforestation affects the economy of the United Republic of Tanzania, both by looking at the limited ecosystem goods and services currently reflected in GDP and by looking at the effects on the economy if the full suite of forest ecosystem services are taken into account.

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