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  • Report
    Insights on Incentives: Tax competition in mining

    Insights on Incentives: Tax competition in mining

    This paper highlights key findings from an analysis of the IGF Mining Tax Incentives Database, a collection of files comparing the fiscal regimes of 104 mining projects across 21 countries. Read More
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    Sustainability and Voluntary Certification in the Kenyan Tea Sector

    Sustainability and Voluntary Certification in the Kenyan Tea Sector

    IISD convened key representatives from all segments of the Kenyan tea value chain for a multistakeholder meeting of the sector, held on March 6, 2019, in Nairobi, Kenya. Read More
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    Sustainability and Voluntary Certification in the Rwandan Coffee Sector

    Sustainability and Voluntary Certification in the Rwandan Coffee Sector

    IISD co-facilitated a workshop on voluntary sustainability standards in Rwanda's coffee sector February 28, 2019. Read More
  • Commentary
    Plastic Waste in Canada: A daunting economic and environmental threat or an opportunity for sustainable public procurement?

    Plastic Waste in Canada: A daunting economic and environmental threat or an opportunity for sustainable public procurement?

    This commentary explores how sustainable public procurement can play a crucial role in advancing environmental and economic sustainable development in Canada's waste sector. Read More
  • Blog
    Learning from Experience: How an African parliamentarians' network is looking to mainstream gender considerations into agriculture

    Learning from Experience: How an African parliamentarians' network is looking to mainstream gender considerations into agriculture

    The challenges to women’s participation in agricultural production and economic opportunities are often deeply nuanced and specific to their regional, national and local contexts. This is the first part of a series covering ECOWAS network meetings on gender considerations in agriculture. Read More
  • Briefing Note
    India Energy Subsidy Briefing July 2019

    India Energy Subsidy Briefing July 2019

    As part of its work on energy policy and sustainable development in India, the Global Subsidies Initiative publishes a regular briefing on issues related to energy subsidies. Read More
  • Commentary

    "Sustainability Looks Different Wherever You Are": Coffee production practices in a risky landscape

    The coffee sector indeed appears to be in its heyday, but what do consumption and production trends tell us of its long-term sustainability? Read More
  • Book
    Modelling for Sustainable Development: New decisions for a new age

    Modelling for Sustainable Development: New decisions for a new age

    This book provides a detailed overview of models used in designing projects and policies that integrate sustainable development considerations and objectives.  Read More
  • Report
    Raising Ambition Through Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform: Greenhouse gas emissions results modelling from 26 countries

    Raising Ambition Through Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform: Greenhouse gas emissions results modelling from 26 countries

    This working paper models 26 countries and finds national average emission reductions of 6 per cent from the removal of fossil fuel subsidies. For every tonne of CO2e removed through FFSR, governments save an average of USD 93. Global emission reductions from reforms are between 6.4 and 8.2 per cent by 2050. Countries can consider the carbon reduction co-benefits from FFSR and taxation within second-generation Nationally Determined Contributions.   Read More
  • Blog
    Seven ways new technology will impact the mining sector

    Seven ways new technology will impact the mining sector

    More consultation, in-country study and analysis will be needed to determine the best policy options to address the challenges posed by new technology in the mining sector. Read More