Climate change

16.08.2017

A new report by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) provides an overview of the multiple climate hazard risks in South Asia. It suggests methods for mapping such risks and estimating their impacts on people and...more

Climate change

09.08.2017

Climate change would severely affect future growth in Asia, reverse current development gains, and degrade quality of life, according to a new report by ADB and PIK. more

Climate change

02.08.2017

A new OECD publication describes how low-emission and climate-resilient development can be achieved without compromising economic growth, competitiveness or well-being. The authors therefore call for shifting investment capital...more

SDGs

26.07.2017

Published on the 10th July, the opening day of the High Level Panel on Sustainable Development in New York, USA, “Spotlight on Sustainable Development 2017” provides a comprehensive assessment of the 2030 Agenda and the...more

Food prices

19.07.2017

Experts from OECD and FAO see slower growth in food demand and infer that this could keep world food prices low in the coming years.more

Environment

13.07.2017

What is the state of transparency and accountability in the forestry sector in developing countries? And what influence are European Union policies having on national forest policies? The World Agroforestry Center has had a look...more

This annual OECD report takes a look at agricultural policies in over fifty countries. It includes a broad overview of the current situation and gives recommendations for the future.more

Trade

28.06.2017

A report by FAO addresses informal trade in sub-Saharan Africa and provides a broad overview as well as policy recommendations. Informal trade is very common in sub-Saharan Africa, but differs from region to region. more

Ocean

21.06.2017

The Ocean Atlas calls for a global rethink and local action concerning our interactions with oceans and coastal regions. The atlas provides in brief lessons, graphics and illustrations of vital facts and figures an overview of...more

Markets

14.06.2017

Buying a few roses quickly for a birthday? In Europe, more and more supermarkets are offering fresh cut flowers. But customers mostly have no idea of the global business that stands behind them. A dissertation on the global cut...more

Africa

07.06.2017

Unlock the potential of African entrepreneurs for accelerating Africa’s industrial transformation, says the African Economic Outlook 2017.more

Energy

01.06.2017

Energy production in Africa is unable to meet the demand of the African population. Nevertheless, there are huge energy resources on the African continent that could be discovered to enhance the energy supply. This Atlas shows...more

Agriculture

24.05.2017

This report provides summary findings and conclusions from a set of five case studies examining the scaling up of pro-poor agricultural innovations through commercial pathways in developing countries.more

Food security

17.05.2017

With the Sustainable Development Goals, the international community of states has set itself the goal of putting an end to hunger by 2030. Seven development co-operation experts have now presented their strategies addressing this...more

The authors inquire into how smallholder farmers’ practices are affected by seed policies and laws in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. This publication comes at a time when power is becoming increasingly compacted on the seed market. more

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