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  • Briefing Note
    Can We Measure Resilience? Reducing Agriculture’s Vulnerability to Climate Change

    Can We Measure Resilience? Reducing Agriculture’s Vulnerability to Climate Change

    Thirty-six indicators make up this framework to promote resilience to climate change impacts and vulnerabilities in Canadian agriculture. Read More
  • Blog
    Une nouvelle loi pour sécuriser les terres au profit des paysans maliens

    Une nouvelle loi pour sécuriser les terres au profit des paysans maliens

    Le 11 avril 2017, le Président malien a promulgué la loi foncière agricole (LFA) adoptée par l'Assemblée nationale 10 jours plus tôt. C'est la première fois dans l'histoire législative du Mali qu'une loi est spécifiquement adoptée pour traiter des terres agricoles. Read More
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    Strengthening the Ties Between Gender and Resilience? Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy

    Strengthening the Ties Between Gender and Resilience? Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy

    Canada’s new feminist international assistance policy provides a bold and exciting approach to address international development challenges in contexts where inequality and exclusion of women and girls still prevail.  Read More
  • Report
    Standards and Biodiversity

    Standards and Biodiversity

    The Standards and Biodiversity Report analyzes the criteria and market coverage of 15 major agricultural voluntary sustainability standards against key biodiversity parameters. Read More
  • Blog
    Big Data: What is it? How Can It Help Advance Sustainable Development?

    Big Data: What is it? How Can It Help Advance Sustainable Development?

    What is big data and how could it help advance sustainable development? We sat down with Geoff Gunn from our Water Program to learn more. Read More
  • Annual Report
    2016 IGF Annual Report

    2016 IGF Annual Report

    The achievements and objectives of the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF) are detailed in its first annual report. Read More
  • Briefing Note
    Cities - The engines for implementing the Sustainable Development Goals

    Cities - The engines for implementing the Sustainable Development Goals

    Cities play a critical role in advancing sustainability through the actual implementation of solutions that bring together the social, environmental and economic aspects of development. Read More
  • Blog
    Making the International Trade System Work for Climate Change:  Five Ways to Address Fossil Fuel Subsidies through the WTO and International Trade Agreements

    Making the International Trade System Work for Climate Change: Five Ways to Address Fossil Fuel Subsidies through the WTO and International Trade Agreements

    Can the international trade system be a catalyst for reforming fossil fuel subsidies (FFSs) to help relieve the burden on the public purse, reduce local and global air pollution, improve energy security and tackle climate change?  Read More
  • Blog
    IISD Experimental Lakes Area's Lake 626 Climate Change Diversion Project

    IISD Experimental Lakes Area's Lake 626 Climate Change Diversion Project

    IISD-ELA's Lake 626 Diversion project has been exploring the effects of climate change on water since 2008. How does it work? And what have we discovered so far? Read More
  • Blog
    Historic New Law Secures Land for Malian Farmers

    Historic New Law Secures Land for Malian Farmers

    Farmers in Mali have gained critical new rights to their traditional land—and rural communities have gained much-needed economic stability—as a result of a historic new law.  Read More