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IISD's diverse team of experts—which include investment lawyers, agriculture economists and fresh-water scientists—have managed projects in over 70 countries.

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Ending Hunger: What would it cost?

A number of recent estimates exist for what is needed to end hunger and malnutrition. The estimates vary but all agree it will require a mix of investment in infrastructure, research and development, extension services and safety nets.

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  • Comprehensive Wealth

    Comprehensive Wealth

    The Comprehensive Wealth project encourages Canadians and their governments to move “beyond GDP” as the fundamental measure of societal progress.

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  • Peg

    Peg

    Peg is a community indicator system that has been developed for Winnipeg by Winnipeggers, led by a community-wide consortium of partners spearheaded by IISD and United Way of Winnipeg.  

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  • Investment Capacity Building and Advisory Services

    Investment Capacity Building and Advisory Services

    The highly qualified international lawyers of IISD’s Investment Program offer advisory services on international investment treaties and contracts, with respect to investment negotiations, implementation and disputes.

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  • The Adaptive Watershed: Training for watershed-based adaptation and management

    The Adaptive Watershed: Training for watershed-based adaptation and management

    When it comes to managing our watersheds in a way that is integrated and adaptive, practicioners have always encountered difficulties with implementation. It can be challenging to ensure a holistic approach that includes ecosystem, watershed, and adaptive management. This is why IISD's Water Program is facilitiating the process. 

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  • UNCITRAL and Reform of Investment Dispute Settlement

    UNCITRAL and Reform of Investment Dispute Settlement

    Our participation in the multilateral process in UNCITRAL is aimed at promoting the much-needed development of a comprehensive and inclusive investment-related dispute settlement.

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  • Public Procurement and Innovation for Low-Carbon Infrastructure

    Public Procurement and Innovation for Low-Carbon Infrastructure

    Cement is responsible for 5 per cent of anthropogenic carbon dioxide emissions. IISD and the

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  • Examining the Renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement

    Examining the Renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement

    NAFTA renegotiations are underway. As part of its work on international trade, IISD invited a number of experts from Mexico, Canada and the United States to share their perspectives on NAFTA. 

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  • ALivE - Adaptation, Livelihoods, and Ecosystems Planning Tool

    ALivE - Adaptation, Livelihoods, and Ecosystems Planning Tool

    https://www.iisd.org/sites/default/files/publications/alive-tool-manual-french.pdfALivE is a computer-based tool designed to support its users in organising and analysing information to plan effective EbA options within a broader EbA planning process. ALivE stands for Adaptation, Livelihoods and Ecosystems.

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  • The Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) tool

    The Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) tool

    IISD developed the Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) tool to demonstrate to governments, investors and citizens why sustainable assets can deliver better value for money and more attractive internal rates of return.

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