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May 2018
The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), Fauna & Flora International (FFI), University of East Anglia (UEA), UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC)
The report, The pollination deficit: Towards supply chain resilience in the face of pollinator decline, sets out a five-step roadmap to enable sustainable pollinator management within supply chains.
March 2018
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
This briefing note Using Impact Evaluation to Improve Policymaking for Climate Change Adaptation in the Agriculture Sectors provides an overview of rigorous and quantitatively sound Impact evaluation (IE) methods.
March 2018
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
The briefing note Institutional Capacity Assessment Approach for National Adaptation Planning in the Agriculture Sectors highlights the need to apply a country-driven institutional capacity development approach for the formulation, implementation and monitoring of National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) for more impactful and sustainable climate adaptation action.
February 2018
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
The Forest business incubation toolkit by and for Forest and Farm Producer Organisations (ForBInc) is designed to demystify the concept of business incubation in the forestry sector. It presents an approach to designing and managing a business incubation process that can be applied across different types of institutions in the forestry sector.
February 2018
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
This report National Green Export Review of Ethiopia: Leather and Sesame Seeds reviews global trends in the leather and sesame sectors, their role to the national economy, and Ethiopia's export policy framework, performance, and competitiveness in these sectors. In addition, the report also presents SWOT analysis that indicates remaining challenges and barriers that constrain performance in these sectors.
February 2018
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
This briefing note Cost-benefit Analysis for Climate Change Adaptation Policies and Investments in Agriculture illustrates the role and logic of Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) in the evaluation of climate change adaptation policies and projects in the agricultural sector and describes the main analytical steps for conducting it, providing practical examples.
January 2018
World Resources Institute (WRI)
The report The Business of Planting Trees: A Growing Investment Opportunity highlights four promising investment themes in land restoration - technology, consumer products, project management, and commercial forestry - and includes case studies of 14 businesses across eight countries that are part of an emerging forest and land restoration economy.
January 2018
Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)
There is growing interest in the role that private finance could play in supporting agricultural adaptation in sub-Saharan Africa. This discussion brief What Roles Could Private Actors Play in Agricultural Adaptation in Sub-Saharan Africa? Insights from Publicly Funded Projects examines the role of private actors in publicly funded agricultural adaptation projects in this region.
January 2018
Climate Action Tracker, NewClimate Institute, Climate Analytics, Ecofys
This new analysis What's on the Table? Mitigating Agricultural Emissions While Achieving Food Security shows that reducing emissions through changes in farming practices alone will not be enough to limit global warming to 1.5°C, but changing our diets and reducing food waste could make significant additional reductions, which calls for a much more holistic approach.
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.

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