Hit by the pandemic’s socioeconomic and health impacts, Latin America is facing the challenge of financing an economic recovery based on a sustainable energy sector and a transition to clean sources of energy.
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In those countries where mining is an important activity, the increase in the royalty rate or the percentage of taxes is being considered at all levels and with urgency.
Latin America | Food and Agricultural Trade in the New Policy Environment: How can WTO members support economic recovery and resilience?
This will be the second of a series of events on the same topic but with a regional perspective. The events will cover Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
Together with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), IISD is organizing a series of four virtual regional dialogues. The events will cover anglophone and francophone Africa, South Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean.
Adaptation— which aims to reduce the negative impacts of climate change on people and systems and identify opportunities under these new and changing circumstances—lacks a simple mandate that the field of mitigation has had for decades.
Do we need new, advanced technology to reduce carbon emissions? Carlos Manuel Rodríguez, Costa Rica’s Minister of Environment and Energy, says we already have the best “machine” for the job: trees.
IISD has published three briefs introducing the concept of alignment and outlining entry points for countries to get started in aligning different policy processes.
This handbook will guide government procurers on the design of procurement policies and preferential purchasing programs that will crowd-in SMEs, minority suppliers and women-owned enterprises.