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September 2018
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), International Resource Panel (IRP)

Resource efficiency is a key approach to decoupling economic growth from environmental degradation while enhancing human well-being. It stimulates innovation, the creation of new industries, and boosts economic competitiveness.

September 2018
REDD+ Côte d'Ivoire, UN-REDD Programme, UNEP, EUREDD
At the current rate of deforestation, Côte d’Ivoire is in the process of irretrievably losing all its forest cover by 2034.
August 2018
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)
The Raising Risk Awareness project uses the latest advances in climate science to understand the role of climate change in the occurrence of extreme events such as flooding in India), sea level rise in Bangladesh and droughts and heatwaves in Ethiopia and Kenya. Building Capacity for Risk Management in a Changing Climate, provides a summary of the Raising Risk Awareness project’s results and learning.
August 2018
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
This report, China in Mozambique's Forests: A review of issues and progress for livelihoods and sustainability, compiles three years of work of the China-Africa Forest Governance project to develop evidence on constraints and opportunities for forest resources in productive and resilient land use and trade, to develop capacity and dialogue among relevant stakeholders in China and Mozambique, and to deliver policy and practice improvement opportunities.
August 2018
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
This report, Towards Legal and Sustainable Investments by China in Africa’s Forests: Steps taken by Chinese organisations and the path ahead, one of five country reports from the project, describes the significant progress made by the project in China in key areas. Namely, these areas are: raising awareness among Chinese stakeholders of the need for a legal and sustainable timber trade; improving the evidence base for informed policymaking; increasing dialogue and exchange opportunities between China and Africa; and bringing on board the Chinese private sector to promote sustainable timber trade and other land-use investments.
July 2018
The Sustainable Development Goals Center for Africa (SDGCA), Sustainable Development Solutions Network (UNSDSN)
This dashboard report, Africa SDG Index and Dashboards 2018, is a tool to track progress toward the SDGs, to help pinpoint key implementation challenges, and to assist countries in benchmarking their SDG performance against their African peers.
July 2018
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

The need to mainstream biodiversity into economic growth and development is being increasingly recognised and is now also firmly embedded in the Sustainable Development Goals.

July 2018
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), Imperial College Business School, SOAS University of London
This report, Climate Change and the Cost of Capital in Developing Countries, represents the first systematic effort to assess the relationship between climate vulnerability, sovereign credit profiles, and the cost of capital in developing countries.
July 2018
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
This report, Adaptive and Inclusive Watershed Management: Assessing policy and institutional support in Uganda, explores existing institutional linkages between gender, water and climate change in Uganda.
June 2018
International Labour Organization (ILO)
This report, Green Jobs in Tunisia: Measuring Methods and Model Results, studies the case of Tunisia and seeks to quantitatively analyse the extent of decent green jobs that currently exist in the country as well as the potential implications of such scenarios for Tunisian labour markets.