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Re-thinking the application of sustainable use policies for African elephants in a changed world
South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
Despite increasing calls to recognise the intrinsic value of biodiversity, the need to incentivise people to choose conservation as a competitive form of land use through a sustainable use (SU) approach remains the de facto and de jur...
Prospects of Blue Economy in the Indian Ocean
Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2015
The concept of Blue Economy is emerging as a new narrative on productive and sustainable engagement with the vast development opportunities that oceanic resources offer. The important sectors of Blue Economy are fisheries, sea-mineral...
Poverty and environmental damage in Philippine agriculture: do trade policies matter?
2005
Is there some truth to the common assumption that upland farmers are insulated from and not directly affected by most economic policies? The authors of this brief note otherwise as they uncover the link between trade policies, poverty...
Does trade lead to a race to the bottom in environmental standards? Another look at the issues
E.M. Medalla; D.C. Lazaro / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2005
With rising globalisation and advances in technology, the interrelationship between trade and the environment has increasingly become a pressing issue across the globe. This paper seeks to contribute to the discussion, mainly by looki...
Global boom, local impacts: mining revenues and subnational outcomes in Peru 2007-2011
O. Zambrano; M. Robles; D. Laos / Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo / Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) 2014
The relationship between the abundance of natural resources and socio-economic performance has been a main object of study in the economic development field since Adam Smith. Dominated by the verification of the so called curse of nat...
Philippine trade policy: reflecting on its effects on the environment
E.M. Medalla / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 1999
The country's trade and industrial policy regime, and the resulting trade and production patterns, impact on the environment and result in environmental costs. In this context, the question is—does the country's trade and indust...
Assessment of prospective impact of fruits and vegetables research at the industry level in the Philippines: the case of the ACIAR-PCAARRD horticulture project
R.M. Briones; I.M.R. Galang / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2012
The fruits and vegetables subsector shows great dynamism despite lack of government support compared to other subsectors within agriculture. To further realize the potential of the fruits and vegetables sector, one promising instrumen...
Plant variety protection in developing countries: A tool for designing a Sui Generis plant variety protection system: An alternative to UPOV 1991
C.M. Correa 2015
A new tool to assist developing countries in designing a “custom made” plant variety protection suitable for the seed and agricultural systems that prevail in developing countries has been published by an international gro...
The two shall become one: overcoming the stalemate between industrial and climate change policies
G. Montmasson - Clair / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa 2015
Industrial development and climate change mitigation have historically been opposed to each other. This is reflected in the industrial and climate change policy frameworks in South Africa. As a result of these two opposing frameworks ...
Not beating around the Bush: understanding China and South Africa’s illegal wildlife trade
Y.-S. Wu / South African Institute of International Affairs 2015
A major threat to the survival of endangered wildlife species is the absence of consensus on the causes of and solutions to their illegal trade, with this expanding trade causing increasing devastation. The illegal wildlif...
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Re-thinking the application of sustainable use policies for African elephants in a changed world
South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
Despite increasing calls to recognise the intrinsic value of biodiversity, the need to incentivise people to choose conservation as a competitive form of land use through a sustainable use (SU) approach remains the de facto and de jur...
Prospects of Blue Economy in the Indian Ocean
Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2015
The concept of Blue Economy is emerging as a new narrative on productive and sustainable engagement with the vast development opportunities that oceanic resources offer. The important sectors of Blue Economy are fisheries, sea-mineral...
Poverty and environmental damage in Philippine agriculture: do trade policies matter?
2005
Is there some truth to the common assumption that upland farmers are insulated from and not directly affected by most economic policies? The authors of this brief note otherwise as they uncover the link between trade policies, poverty...
Does trade lead to a race to the bottom in environmental standards? Another look at the issues
E.M. Medalla; D.C. Lazaro / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2005
With rising globalisation and advances in technology, the interrelationship between trade and the environment has increasingly become a pressing issue across the globe. This paper seeks to contribute to the discussion, mainly by looki...
Global boom, local impacts: mining revenues and subnational outcomes in Peru 2007-2011
O. Zambrano; M. Robles; D. Laos / Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo / Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) 2014
The relationship between the abundance of natural resources and socio-economic performance has been a main object of study in the economic development field since Adam Smith. Dominated by the verification of the so called curse of nat...
Philippine trade policy: reflecting on its effects on the environment
E.M. Medalla / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 1999
The country's trade and industrial policy regime, and the resulting trade and production patterns, impact on the environment and result in environmental costs. In this context, the question is—does the country's trade and indust...
Assessment of prospective impact of fruits and vegetables research at the industry level in the Philippines: the case of the ACIAR-PCAARRD horticulture project
R.M. Briones; I.M.R. Galang / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2012
The fruits and vegetables subsector shows great dynamism despite lack of government support compared to other subsectors within agriculture. To further realize the potential of the fruits and vegetables sector, one promising instrumen...
Plant variety protection in developing countries: A tool for designing a Sui Generis plant variety protection system: An alternative to UPOV 1991
C.M. Correa 2015
A new tool to assist developing countries in designing a “custom made” plant variety protection suitable for the seed and agricultural systems that prevail in developing countries has been published by an international gro...
The two shall become one: overcoming the stalemate between industrial and climate change policies
G. Montmasson - Clair / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa 2015
Industrial development and climate change mitigation have historically been opposed to each other. This is reflected in the industrial and climate change policy frameworks in South Africa. As a result of these two opposing frameworks ...
Not beating around the Bush: understanding China and South Africa’s illegal wildlife trade
Y.-S. Wu / South African Institute of International Affairs 2015
A major threat to the survival of endangered wildlife species is the absence of consensus on the causes of and solutions to their illegal trade, with this expanding trade causing increasing devastation. The illegal wildlif...
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International Emissions Trading Association (IETA)
The International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) is a non-profit business organisation created in June 1999 to establish a functional international framework for trading in greenhouse gas emission reductions. As of April 2011, IETA comprises more than 155 international companies from OECD and non-OECD countries. The organisation’s membership includes international companies...
Entwined
The ENTWINED programme is funded by the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research, Mistra which invests in research for sustainable development. ENTWINED examines the role of private and governmental environmental policies under the trade regime from not only the perspective of where we are now but where we should be going. They investigate how sustainable development migh...
The Terrestrial Carbon Group (n/a)
The Terrestrial Carbon Group develops policy recommendations to unlock the potential of terrestrial carbon. It is an international group of specialists from science, economics, and public policy with expertise in land management, climate change, and markets. The objective of the group is for terrestrial carbon to be effectively included in the international response to climate change.
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