Economics

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By Michael Kwame Nkonu. Like many countries in East Africa, Tanzania is dealing with the impacts of climate change which are often manifested in...
Tanzania is a rapidly growing economy with annual growth rates averaging 6.73 percent from 2002. Agriculture remains critical to the economy and contributes about 25% to GDP. There is a significant...
Through the MARPLASTICCs project, IUCN is working with South Africa, one of the world’s top 20 contributors of marine plastic pollution, to close the...
Earlier this year, IUCN and South Africa’s Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) held a Theory of Change (ToC) workshop in Pretoria as a first step towards tackling the plastic pollution in South...
The Local Economies, Communities and Nature Steering Group was established in 2017. The Group acts as a CEESP focal point for people with an...
    Specialist Group ChairNick Conner - Bio Main Areas of Work Current group members work, or carry out research on socio-economic aspects of local communities’ relationships...
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....
Regional ChairsThematic ChairsSpecialist Group ChairsKnowledge Basket Chair   CEESP Chair Kristen Walker PainemillaBio Photo: CEESP Deputy Chair...
People in Nature (PiN) is an IUCN knowledge basket on the interrelationships between people and nature. PiN will provide a systematic approach to...
Chair : Helen Suich   The factors that shape material and cultural uses of biodiversity are key to PiN analyses, which will focus initially on people’s material use of biodiversity and on the role...
Natural resource governance refers to the norms, institutions and processes that determine how power and responsibilities over natural resources are...
Jessica Campese Photo: Jessica Campese Chair: Jessica CampeseBio Why a focus on natural resource governance? The effectiveness and equity of governance...
IUCN’s Building River Dialogue and Governance (BRIDGE) Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) project has developed a profile and preliminary scoping study...
Governance based on ‘benefit sharing’ is more holistic than traditional governance, which has historically been about allocating water. ‘Benefit sharing’ accounts for all ecosystem services the river...
Three days of technical presentations related to accessing genetic resources and sharing of the benefits derived from their utilization, a...
Port of Spain, Trinidad (IUCN) — Caribbean Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) Week took place in Trinidad and Tobago from January 29-31, within the framework of the multi country project, “Advancing...
Office location IUCN Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA) is located in Amman, Sweifiyeh Area, next to Ukraine Embassy Abdel Latif Salah Street, building # 29, Sweifiyeh P. O. Box 942230 Amman...
Transparency is one of the four core principles of IUCN-led Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (ISTAPs). Therefore, the Rio Doce...
Since its constitution, the Rio Doce Panel holds virtual meetings monthly and face-to-face meetings twice a year, visiting local stakeholders and areas affected by the tailings dam collapse. All the...
CEESP is a unique network of approximately 1,500 volunteers representing disciplines from biology and anthropology, economics and law, to culture and indigenous peoples - among many others. Our work...

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