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    Canada's Federal Fossil Fuel Subsidies in 2020

    Canada's Federal Fossil Fuel Subsidies in 2020

    Federal fossil fuel subsidies in Canada reached at least CAD 600 million in 2019, but more transparency is needed from government to understand the full picture. Read More
  • Report
    Leveraging Payments for Ecosystem Services: Poplar River First Nation leads the way with innovative conservation

    Leveraging Payments for Ecosystem Services: Poplar River First Nation leads the way with innovative conservation

    Poplar River First Nation (PRFN) has been working for years on management planning for its traditional territory. A critical next step is for the community to develop third-party partnerships to pursue payments for ecosystem services (PES). Through PES, PRFN's forest management strategies can better contribute to community and regional socioeconomic and environmental well-being. Read More
  • Briefing Note
    The NAP Process and Peacebuilding

    The NAP Process and Peacebuilding

    This briefing note explores the importance and difficulties of bringing adaptation planning and peacebuilding agendas together in contexts of fragility and instability. It will also highlight some of the countries that have already begun to integrate conflict considerations into their adaptation planning processes. Read More
  • Blog
    These detector dogs are sniffing out a disease threatening the world’s citrus trees

    These detector dogs are sniffing out a disease threatening the world’s citrus trees

    Scientists in the United States are training dogs to detect a disease that is destroying the world’s orange trees. Read More
  • Report
    Sustainable Investing: Shaping the future of finance

    Sustainable Investing: Shaping the future of finance

    A report on how sustainable investing will become mainstream in the financial industry. Read More
  • Report
    Gender and Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform in Nigeria: Findings and recommendations

    Gender and Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform in Nigeria: Findings and recommendations

    The report examines from a gender perspective the impact of kerosene subsidies and their reform in Nigeria, finding that kerosene subsidies did not work for poor women. Read More
  • Paper
    Gender and Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform in Bangladesh: Findings and recommendations

    Gender and Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform in Bangladesh: Findings and recommendations

    The report examines from a gender perspective the impact of kerosene subsidies and their reform in Bangladesh. The report advocates that kerosene subsidy reform needs to be handled with care. Read More
  • Briefing Note
    IISD Contributes to Inclusive and Resilient Food Security

    IISD Contributes to Inclusive and Resilient Food Security

    Food systems are on the front lines of nearly all urgent global challenges. That is why agriculture and food security are such a vital part of IISD’s work. Read More
  • Blog
    What the mighty mangrove tells us about our broken relationship with nature

    What the mighty mangrove tells us about our broken relationship with nature

    Mangrove trees can sequester up to ten times as much of our carbon pollution as rainforests and help defend against flooding. Their roots help anchor shorelines around the world, protecting coasts from the devastating impacts of storm waves. Read More
  • Report
    E-commerce in the World Trade Organization: History and latest developments in the negotiations under the Joint Statement

    E-commerce in the World Trade Organization: History and latest developments in the negotiations under the Joint Statement

    This negotiating brief was prepared for the Geneva Seminar held on January 29, 2020, on the Joint Statement Initiative (JSI) devoted to electronic commerce, which involves a group of World Trade Organization (WTO) Members. Read More