Through these publications, IISD aims to share the stories of changemakers in its community of practice—ministers, parliamentarians, government lawyers, and other officials—by exploring and demonstrating evidence-based change that has occurred as a result of legal or policy reform.
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Advisory and Capacity Development Services on Legal and Policy Frameworks for Responsible Agriculture Investment
We advise and support governments in the drafting of model contracts in various sectors, including large-scale farmland investments, agricultural investment laws, legal frameworks for agricultural growth poles and zones, policies for attracting foreign direct investment in agriculture, contract farming templates and laws, and market opportunities for voluntary sustainability standards.
The heads of state of the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have strongly reaffirmed their commitment to promoting responsible investment in agriculture in their region as part of its COVID-19 recovery strategy.
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.
Using Systemic Approaches and Simulation to Scale Nature-Based Infrastructure for Climate Adaptation
Together with the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the MAVA Foundation, and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), IISD is working on systemic approaches and simulations for nature-based infrastructure (NBI).
Ceres2030 team will launch the findings of the project at the occasion of a high-level joint event organised by the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany (BMZ) on October 13, 2020.
The second virtual dialogue in the Parliamentarians' Actions for Gender Equality and Resilient Food Systems in Response to COVID-19 series was held on July 22, 2020, from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (CEST).
IISD is a technical partner in the ASEAN Low Carbon Energy Programme (LCEP), which aims to drive inclusive growth and poverty reduction through increased energy efficiency and the adoption of low-carbon energy.
This commentary explores some of the issues raised by rice farmers from the Philippines and Kyrgyzstan; coffee farmers from Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) and Vietnam; and sugarcane and fruit growers from Cambodia during a workshop held in late October 2019.
IISD’s work on trade in food and farm goods seeks to improve the extent to which trade policy supports sustainable development outcomes and expand the space for informed discussion among a wider set of policy actors.