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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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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
The Rio Doce Panel is an Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (ISTAP) that will provide advice on the environmental and social...
In November 2015, the failure of the Fundão tailings dam at the Samarco mine in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil, resulted in severe environmental, economic and social damage, as well as 19 deaths....
CEESP News - by Lydia Cardona, Conflict Resolution and Peace Manager, Conservation International  “We work arduously,” Mrs. Betty tells me over the...
Mrs. Betty is a leader among a cohort of indigenous women taking part in a sustainable livelihoods project Conservation International is leading in her community, a town 12,500 feet high in Bolivia’s...
IUCN and the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) have been working together on mining, biodiversity and related issues since 2001. The relationship was first formalised in 2003....
Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, 20 November 2018 —  Businesses have an important role to play in protecting biodiversity, and multi-sectoral partnerships...
The Thailand Biodiversity Network Alliance is the first and only one of its kind in the country. It was jointly established by IUCN Asia and TMT to strengthen the private sector’s role in nature...
CEESP is a network of over 1400 volunteer experts who actively provide advice on the environmental, economic, social and cultural factors that affect natural resources and biological diversity. This...

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