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IISD promotes human development and environmental sustainability.

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    WEIGHING UP HEALTH AND INVESTMENT IN THE AGE OF THE NEW PANDEMIC

    WEIGHING UP HEALTH AND INVESTMENT IN THE AGE OF THE NEW PANDEMIC

    Non-communicable diseases are on the rise and countries are increasingly regulating the unhealthy food and drinks that can cause them. But will they soon feel the regulatory chill?

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Humanity faces immense and urgent challenges

Climate change, biodiversity loss and poverty pose a serious threat to present and future generations. Learn More


Investing in Progress

Public budgets matter. Government spending represents more than 30 per cent of GDP in most countries. More importantly, budgets send signals that move and shape markets.

Navigating Troubled Waters

Our fresh water supplies are under serious threat from pollution, climate change, growing populations, conflict and competition over resources.

Our Food. Our Farmers. The Planet.

Agriculture is on the front lines of nearly all urgent global challenges, from hunger to climate change to biodiversity loss and freshwater scarcity. We provide solutions so that agriculture can act as a driver for change.

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