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    Toolkit for Engaging the Private Sector in National Adaptation Plans (NAPs)

    Toolkit for Engaging the Private Sector in National Adaptation Plans (NAPs)

    This toolkit aims to help governments develop strategies for the effective engagement of private sector actors in the NAP process.  Read More
  • Commentary
    Foreign Investment in Decline: An opportunity for more responsible and sustainable food systems

    Foreign Investment in Decline: An opportunity for more responsible and sustainable food systems

    UNCTAD predicted last month that COVID-19 would cause a 40% drop in foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2020. Developing regions will be the worst hit given their heavy reliance on extractive industries and global value chains, which have been impacted by the pandemic. A dramatic drop in FDI could worsen the situation and lead to a race to the bottom as low- and middle-income countries compete for dwindling levels of FDI in agriculture. Read More
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    Green Strings: Principles and conditions for a green recovery from COVID-19 in Canada

    Green Strings: Principles and conditions for a green recovery from COVID-19 in Canada

    Endorsed by Canada's leading environmental groups, this paper sets out seven "green strings" recommendations: key principles, criteria and conditionalities to apply to government measures to ensure a green recovery from COVID-19. Read More
  • Video
    Prairie Wildfire Risk in a Changing Climate | A PRAC Webinar

    Prairie Wildfire Risk in a Changing Climate | A PRAC Webinar

    This webinar, hosted by the Prairies Regional Adaptation Collaborative (PRAC), focused on how fire risk on the Prairies is projected to change due to climate change and how different levels of governments are currently working to reduce these risks and protect communities. Read More
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    Global Market Report: Cotton

    Global Market Report: Cotton

    This report examines how voluntary sustainability standards are performing in the cotton sector. Read More
  • Blog
    The USMCA Is Now in Force: How will it impact North American trade policy?

    The USMCA Is Now in Force: How will it impact North American trade policy?

    The new accord governs a multi-trillion dollar market and is expected to face heavy scrutiny within the three countries, especially during a U.S. election year. Read More
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    Toward Strategic Public Procurement in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Toward Strategic Public Procurement in Latin America and the Caribbean

    This paper presents four best practice case studies and key ingredients of procurement reform to enable the shift toward strategic public procurement for sustainable development. Read More
  • Newsletter
    Investment Treaty News (ITN), Volume 11, Issue 2, June 2020

    Investment Treaty News (ITN), Volume 11, Issue 2, June 2020

    Investment Treaty News (ITN) is IISD’s flagship journal on international investment law and policy. Read More
  • Report
    IGF Guidance for Governments: Improving legal frameworks for environmental and social impact assessment and management

    IGF Guidance for Governments: Improving legal frameworks for environmental and social impact assessment and management

    This IGF guidance document offers governments a summary of international best practices in legal frameworks for environmental and social impact assessment and related management plans for large-scale mines. Read More
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    Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) of Senegal’s Saloum Delta

    Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) of Senegal’s Saloum Delta

    The assessment provides an economic valuation of the contribution of the Saloum Delta to local livelihoods and regional development.  Read More