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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Bellagio Action Agenda calls for more landscape partnerships with the private sector
  In recent years, there has been rapidly growing interest from the food industry and agribusiness in ‘sustainable landscapes’. Leading companies have begun new placed-based partnerships with...
Planet at the Crossroads: IUCN World Conservation Congress, Hawai’i September, 2016
Business in dialogue with up to 8,000 stakeholders We all know that a collaborative approach is required to solve the complex environmental and conservation issues that we face today. At the IUCN...
A snapshot of the IUCN Business and Biodiversity Programme's latest activities.
Transforming business practices is key to building a sustainable future. IUCN’s Business and Biodiversity Programme is committed to working with strategic partners and coalitions that draw on the...
Basseterre, St. Kitts. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)...
IUCN and UN Environment have been supporting these efforts through this project “Advancing the Nagoya Protocol in Countries of the Caribbean Region”, for the last 2 years and will continue supporting...
Gland, Switzerland – IUCN former President, globally recognised environmentalist Yolanda Kakabadse, will Chair the new IUCN independent scientific...
The collapse of the tailings dam in the Brazilian State of Minas Gerais in November 2015 resulted in 19 deaths, and severely impacted the local communities and environment in the Rio Doce watershed....
Caribbean, 20 June 2017 (IUCN) -The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UN...
The two videos – a short two and a half minutes and longer 10 minutes production – introduce viewers to the Nagoya Protocol and what it will mean for them individually and the Caribbean as a whole.  ...
To most, it’s just a giant landfill – holding approximately 60,000 tonnes of waste. But to some of the locals of Trat province, the Had Ploy Dang...
Bordering Cambodia along the Cardamom Mountains, Trat province in Thailand comprises a number of islands with beautiful beaches and luscious coral reefs. Because it sits on a coastline, the province...
Join us in our yearlong video series, Voices on Forests, spotlighting the expertise of thought-leaders on the issues, ideas and facts around forests...
The nexus of people, sectors and organisations focussed on forests is complex and multifaceted, making it difficult to hear the individual gems of insight, advice and experience coming from the...
Kigali, Rwanda – Business participation and investment in sustainable landscapes is critical for achieving inclusive green growth, according to a new...
The report, Business for Sustainable Landscapes: An action agenda for sustainable development, underscores the numerous benefits that business can realise by investing in landscapes – from reducing...
This blog post by Steve Bernacki, independent consultant for IUCN and technical advisor, reflects on a recent trip to Kampong Thom, Preah Vihear and...
As we drive across three Cambodian provinces north of the Tonle Sap lake to meet local communities and government officials, we pass through a mixed-use landscape of rubber, mango, cashew and cassava...
The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) has launched a call for proposals for projects in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand, Viet Nam and parts of...
CEPF is a global leader in enabling civil society to participate in and benefit from conserving some of the world’s most critical ecosystems. Since 2013, IUCN, the Myanmar Environment Rehabilitation-...
From 2006 to 2016, the Government of Bangladesh, with support from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and IUCN, has managed Tanguar...
Tanguar Haor of Bangladesh, the 1031st Ramsar site, is exceptionally biodiverse. This 10,000-hectare wetland is home to 137 species of fish and 284 species of bird, which comprise 51% and 40% of the...

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