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- DocumentImpact Initiative, 2019sland communities in the Maldives are experiencing environmental change on a daily basis due to coastal erosion, the accumulation of waste at sea and on beaches, and the rapid expansion of the built environment.DocumentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2019While most fisheries are already overexploited, many governments allocate capacity-enhancing subsidies to the fishing sector, encouraging further overfishing. Target 14.6 of Sustainable Development Goal 14 and WTO negotiations to eliminate harmful subsidies both call for action on reform.Document
Governance Assessment for Protected and Conserved Areas (GAPA): early experience of a multi-stakeholder methodology for enhancing equity and effectivenessInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2018We are increasingly recognising that governance is key to enhancing the effectiveness, equity and sustainability of conservation efforts. There is abundant literature on the theory of governance and conservation practitioners are increasingly familiar with the concepts of accountability, effective participation and equitable benefit sharing.Document
Producing localized commodity frontiers at the end of cheap nature: an analysis of eco‐scalar carbon fixes and their consequencesWiley Online Library, 2018There is no single ‘great’ commodity frontier whose exploitation under current socio‐technical conditions could fuel capital accumulation at the global scale. According to Jason Moore, this represents the ‘end of Cheap Nature’ and signals a terminal crisis for capitalism as we know it.DocumentSAGE, 2018To make co-production work as a strategy for urban development, and to establish a basis for collaborative action, states and organized communities must find a way to manage their unequal power relationship.DocumentImpact Initiative, 2018Communities are slowly being rebuilt after Super Typhoon Yolanda (also known as Typhoon Haiyan) struck the Visayas Islands in the Philippines in November 2013. The vulnerable, most affected communities face ongoing challenges to re-establish livelihoods, safe housing, access to water and electricity, and to rebuild roads and drainage.DocumentWorld Resources Institute, Washington DC, 2018This paper aims to help decision-makers understand the magnitude of water issues for the thermal power sector in India with quantitative evidence. There is a significant data gap in power plant water use in India.DocumentThe WorldFish Center, 2013The CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems (AAS) aimed to improve the lives of 15 million poor and vulnerable people who depend upon diverse livelihood strategies in aquatic agricultural systems Taking a Research in Development (RinD) approach, this program represents a break from “business as usual” for the CGIAR.DocumentThe WorldFish Center, 2014This brief provides an overview of the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system of the CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems (AAS) and describes how the M&E system is designed to support the program to achieve its goals. The AAS program aims to improve the lives of 22 million people dependent upon aquatic agricultural systems by 2024 through research in development.DocumentUnited Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research, 2017Energy subsidy reform is critical to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and tackling climate change. This paper sets out the evidence on the scale of subsidies and their impact. It then reviews the actions of donors in encouraging and supporting energy subsidy reforms.