Consortium of International Agricultural Research Centers (CGIAR)
This publication focuses on the management of the nexus of energy, food and natural resources in sub-Saharan Africa, with a clear focus on gender roles and implications. It presents case studies that showcase a range of options available to improve biomass use, especially in locations and among populations who currently depend on conventional fuels like firewood or charcoal. Although many of these options are context specific, the provided examples demonstrate that generalizable options exist to improve energy access, reduce waste, protect our soils and empower women.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
This report Energy Subsidy Reform in the Republic of Moldova: Energy affordability, fiscal and environmental impacts shows the fiscal, environmental and social impacts of energy subsidy reform in Moldova with a particular focus on energy affordability.
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
This briefing, Harnessing Long-Term Strategies for Low-Carbon Climate-Resilient LDC Development, makes the case for why LDCs in particular should prepare their long-term strategies early. It also discusses incentives to support and rationalise doing so ahead of 2020.
The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB)
The TEEB for Agriculture and Food: Scientific and economic foundations report addresses the core theoretical issues and controversies underpinning the evaluation of the nexus between the agri-food sector, biodiversity and ecosystem services and externalities including human health impacts from agriculture on a global scale. It argues the need for a 'systems thinking' approach, draws out issues related to health, nutrition, equity and livelihoods, presents a Framework for evaluation and describes how it can be applied, and identifies theories and pathways for transformational change.
The report An Environment for Wellbeing: Pathways Out of Poverty – Policy Messages from the ESPA Programme provides the headline messages from Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA)’s research. These messages are for policy-makers and natural resource managers the world over.
Communities across Canada need a national strategy to ensure the move to a zero-carbon economy leaves no one behind. This report uses census data to identify the regions in each province with the greatest reliance on fossil fuel jobs.
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
Quantitative country studies on the potential of investing in a green economy were conducted between 2013 and 2016 in eight African countries, namely, South Africa, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mauritius , Kenya, Mozambique, Rwanda and Senegal.