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    Contract Farming: Challenges and a new tool for success

    Contract Farming: Challenges and a new tool for success

    IISD and FAO have developed a Model Agreement for Responsible Contract Farming to help farmers and responsible buyers address the shortcomings of contract farming. Read More
  • Blog
    Ten Years of G20 Summits: Hopes and failures

    Ten Years of G20 Summits: Hopes and failures

    Does the G20 have anything to offer in a world of conflict and confusion? Read More
  • Blog
    What's Stalling the G20's Move to Clean Energy?

    What's Stalling the G20's Move to Clean Energy?

    Next year will mark a decade since G20 leaders met in Pittsburgh and promised to identify and eliminate subsidies to fossil fuels. In that time, trillions of dollars in government budgets have been spent to subsidize fossil fuel production and consumption. Read More
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    The End of Coal? What to Watch for at the Upcoming UN Climate Conference (COP24)

    The End of Coal? What to Watch for at the Upcoming UN Climate Conference (COP24)

    While COP24 was always intended to be a "technical" conference—with parties focused on finalizing the details required to operationalize the Paris Agreement—there is potential for a strong political element to the discussion. Read More
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    To Think Local and Act Local You Need Local Data

    To Think Local and Act Local You Need Local Data

    Data is no exception to the trend of localizing our consumption, charitable giving and development efforts. Read More
  • Report
    Risking It All: How Export Development Canada’s Support for Fossil Fuels Drives Climate Change

    Risking It All: How Export Development Canada’s Support for Fossil Fuels Drives Climate Change

    This OCI report reveals the disconnect between Canada’s promises on climate change and the actions of its official export credit agency, Export Development Canada (EDC), in propping up the oil and gas industry. Read More
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    Stories from G20 Countries: Shifting public money out of fossil fuels

    Stories from G20 Countries: Shifting public money out of fossil fuels

    This analysis has brought together examples illustrating how G20 countries can learn from each other and align the flows of public money with climate targets and the Sustainable Development Goals. Read More
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    Support for Clean Cooking in India: Tracking the latest developments in LPG subsidies

    Support for Clean Cooking in India: Tracking the latest developments in LPG subsidies

    An in-depth look at recent developments in India's subsidies for household cooking gas. Read More
  • Blog
    Citizen Science Fills Critical Gap in Monitoring Freshwater Resources

    Citizen Science Fills Critical Gap in Monitoring Freshwater Resources

    Most of us lack baseline data about our ecosystems, which makes it difficult to recognize changes and detect early warning signs. Enter citizen science. Read More
  • Report
    From Canada’s Lakes to the World: IISD Experimental Lakes Area Annual Report 2017-2018

    From Canada’s Lakes to the World: IISD Experimental Lakes Area Annual Report 2017-2018

    In this year's IISD-ELA annual report, we explore the impact that our research has had on the world’s fresh water over the last 50 years, what the future holds, and how we are celebrating our half century. Read More