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A synthesis of experience within the arena of dryland management: exploring best practices
R. Oygard; T. Vedeld; J. Aune / Dryland Program, World Bank 1999
The objectives of this study are to analyze and synthesize the experience of the World Bank and other agencies in dryland management, with special emphasis on Africa. Recommendations are provided on "good policies and practices...
Making TRIPS and CBD compatible
N. Louwaars / Biotechnology and Development Monitor 1998
This article provides an integrated analysis of the different concerning the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). Intellectual Property Rights (IP...
IPR - assisting biodiversity, alleviation of food shortages, scientists and farmers? A selection of viewpoints.
International Development Research Centre 1994
The purpose of this book is to identify key IPR issues and choices and to describe the broader context within which decisions are being made. The full report contains 28 consensus recommendations and a presents a selection of argument...
Traditional forest-related knowledge and the Convention on Biological Diversity
Convention on Biological Diversity 1996
The economics of international agreements for the protection of environmental and agricultural resources
S. Barrett / FAO Hypermedia Collection on Desertification 1995
The purpose of this paper is to review the economics of international environmental agreements (IEAs) and draw Implications for the international issues that are relevant to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). ...
The functions of habitats must be evaluated as part of cost/benefit analysis of programs
World Bank 2000
The objectives of the current review are: to inform EA practitioners, task team leaders (TTLs), executing agencies and other project stakeholders about the costs and benefits of effective treatment of biodiversity in pr...
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CITES alone cannot combat illegal wildlife trade
K. Nowak / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) will address the growing threat from illegal trade at its forthcoming Conference of the Parties (CoP17). CITES is a regulatory treaty that is ...
Environmental standards and international trade: Latin American stakeholders and the EU Environmental Footprint Program
A. Frohmann / The World trade institute 2015
A new initiative to identify and quantify the product environmental footprint (PEF) is the three-year pilot program initiated in 2013 by the European Commission, in the context of the Single Market for Green Products project. ...
Shifting security challenges in the China–Africa relationship
R. Anthony; H. Esterhuyse; M. Burgess / South African Institute of International Affairs 2015
China’s involvement in African security has deepened in recent years. This policy insights paper discusses three aspects of the China–Africa security relationship to highlight some of the evolving challenges and the ways i...
FOCAC: Addressing joint environmental challenges?
M. Burgess; H. Esterhuyse / Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch 2012
Cooperation on environmental challenges has been an instrumental part of the first Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) since its inception in 2000. With increasing levels of economic interactions and political cooperation, envir...
Economic impact analysis on China’s environmental tax reform through a static computable general equilibrium analysis
Relative shortage of resources and limited environmental capacity have become the new basic characteristics of China’s national conditions, whereas China’s economic aggregate would continue to expand and the resources envi...
Note on the first meeting of the UN commission for sustainable development
Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan 1993
The UN Conference on Environment and Development emerged with some agreements and a number of institutional changes. The agreements the following: a.    The Earth Charter b.    The Climate C...
Note on the prime minister’s task force on the economy: environmental conservation
Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan 1993
The Government of Pakistan (GOP) approved the National Conservation Strategy (NCS) on March 1, 1992. All reports regarding strategies, policies and programmes for sustainable development are to be drawn up on the basis of the NCS. ...
A programme for the implementation of Agenda 21 in Pakistan
S. Alam / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan 1993
The most important outcome of the UNCED process is Agenda 21 (A21), which was signed by Pakistan in June, 1992. The document forms the basis upon which new conventions and future agreements will be made as well as a key input into nat...
Implementation of UNCED agreements
S. Alam / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan 1993
The environment is an area of growing concern. This was most visible in Rio de Janeiro during the Earth Summit when policy makers from around the world reached a historic agreement on steps to halt environmental degeneration. At the S...
Mapping donors: Key areas for tackling illegal wildlife trade (Asia and Africa)
R. Duffy; J. Humphreys / Evidence on Demand 2014
The wildlife trade is rapidly becoming a major international priority for governments, NGOs and private philanthropists, evidenced by the recent increase in funding made available for wildlife trade related projects. This report maps ...
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West Coast Environmental Law (WCEL)
West Coast Environmental Law is a Canadian legal champion for the environment. Through legal advice, education and advocacy, West Coast provides citizens and organizations with the knowledge, tools and innovative solutions needed to protect the environment and build sustainability locally, nationally and internationally.
CDM Policy Dialogue
The independent high-level panel on the Kyoto Protocol's Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) was established to review past CDM experience and help ensure the readiness and positioning of the CDM to meet the challenges of the post-2012 period. The objective of the policy dialogue is to make recommendations regarding how to best position the CDM to respond to future challenges and opportun...
International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)
The International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) was established under the auspices of the United Nations in 1986 amidst increasing worldwide concern for the fate of tropical forests. While almost everyone was alarmed at the rate of deforestation occurring in many tropical countries, there was also considerable agreement that the tropical timber trade was one of the keys to economic developme...
Oslo Climate and Forest Conference (OSFC)
Countries met in Oslo, Norway, in May 2010 to establish a global partnership to fight climate change. The main purpose of the Oslo Climate and Forest Conference was to enable effective, transparent and coordinated action on reducing greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries, called REDD+. The global forest partnership that was established in Oslo ma...
The Earth System Governance Project
The Earth System Governance Project is the largest social science research network in the area of governance and global environmental change. The organisation’s international research programme explores political solutions and novel, more effective governance systems to cope with the current transitions in the biogeochemical systems of the planet. The normative context the organisation&rsquo...
Öko-Institut e.V. - Institute for Applied Ecology
The Öko-Institut is a European research and consultancy institution working towards a sustainable future. The institute's focal research areas include: Energy & Climate Protection Infrastructure & Enterprises Nuclear Engineering & Facility Safety Sustainable Products & Material Flows Environmenta...
European Capacity Building Initiative (ecbi)
The European Capacity Building Initiative (ecbi) focuses on overcoming a key limitation of the UN climate change negotiations - the lack of a level playing field between delegations, both North-South, and South-South. ecbi aims at overcoming this limitation and obstacles through a number of capacity and trust building activities, subsumed under three complementary integrated programmes:...
Eldis Environment Resource Guide
Resource guide on Eldis website covering global environmental issues. Guide includes links to full-text online documents and directory of related web sites, events and job announcements. Email updates service available on free subscription.
Global Environmental Facility Evaluation Office (GEF Evaluation Office)
The GEF Evaluation Office is an independent evaluation entity within the Global Environment Facility, and reports directly to the GEF Council on monitoring and evaluation matters. It has responsibilities in three main areas: Evaluation – it independently evaluates the effectiveness of GEF projects and programmes Norms – it establishes monito...
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