Economics

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Economics” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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As a global organization,IUCN is committed with excellence, transparency and accountability in the delivery of our work. Our reputation and credibility derive from the quality of our work, the...
March, 2018. During his first visit to the Headquarters of the Regional Office for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean (ORMACC) located in San...
Dr. Grethel Aguilar, Regional Director of IUCN-ORMACC, emphasized that it was an honor to have the President with us in the year of the 70th Anniversary of IUCN. "It is truly a joy, not only to be...
For businesses aiming to achieve net gains for biodiversity
Guidelines   IUCN Review Protocol for Biodiversity Net Gain                                                    This guide aims to assist companies and governments that are interested in...
Over 80 conservation practitioners from across Asia came together to learn about ways of reducing and preventing human-wildlife conflict (HWC) at a...
Held from 5 to 8 November 2017, the workshop was organised by the Department of Forest and Park Services (Bhutan) and IUCN Asia, with financial support from: the Ministry of Environment, Japan; the...
Calculating the value for money of investments in restoration is complex – but becoming clearer. Guatemala has made strides in forest landscape...
A small, multi-disciplinary team recently completed an assessment of IUCN’s contribution to forest landscape restoration in Guatemala and published their findings in Value for Money: Guatemala’s...
60 year-old Sau Dung is a fisherman who lives by the Hau River, a tributary of the Mekong in Viet Nam’s Hau Giang Province. His family relies on his...
Sau is one of about 18 million people living in the Mekong Delta who are affected by drastic changes in the river due to climate change and development activities in the Mekong Basin. Farmers and...
IUCN is teaming up with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for a conservation win.
IUCN recognises that sport can negatively impact biodiversity through land use to build permanent or temporary sports venues and facilities, as well as through the pollution, noise, waste, lighting,...
Until its merger with Pakistan in 1969, the forests of Chitral were owned by the state of Chitral. Local communities were only permitted to use the...
This year the women of Chitral will receive a share of forest royalties for the first time. Proponents of protected areas best practices see this as a great victory for the women living in forest...
Cooperative governance of the Ganges Brahmaputra Meghna Basins (GBM) region was strengthened through the recent launch of a Civil Society...
The development of the CSO vision represents a milestone for transboundary water governance in the region as it was the first time that CSOs joined forces and took the lead in developing a common...
To celebrate World Wetlands Day on February 2, IUCN, MFF, and USAID, in collaboration with ECOFISH, WorldFish and the “Climate Resilient Ecosystems...
Representatives from the local government and more than 400 community members participated in the activities, led by the Department of Fisheries, under the slogan of “Save our wetlands, ensure our...
"Responsive and Responsible Leadership" is the overall theme of this year's World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, taking place from 17-...
Here is an overview of this year's World Economic Forum (WEF), along with some of the highlights. Prior to the start of the Annual Meeting WEF released its Global Risk Report 2017, and as in...
Under the theme, "Better Decisions for a Better World," the 2017 World Forum on Natural Capital will take place from 27-28 November in...
Experts from IUCN, the Natural Capital Coalition, Green Economy Coalition, UN Environment and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development will be joined by representatives from business,...

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