This report covers how IGF developed and delivered a tailored workshop on gender and mining governance for stakeholders in 13 West African nations.
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Africa Launch | The Role of Parliamentarians in Enhancing Responsible Investments in Agriculture for the Transition Toward More Sustainable Food Systems in Africa
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), International Institute For Sustainable Development (IISD), the Pan-African Parliament, East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament will jointly organize an event on the role of parliamentarians in enhancing responsible investments in agriculture for the transition toward more sustainable food systems in Africa on Tuesday, December 15, 2020.
A workshop on enhancing women’s voices and participation in mining governance for Women in Mining of West Africa (WIMOWA), a branch of the West African and Monetary Union (UEMOA).
Food and Agricultural Trade in the New Policy Environment: How Can WTO members Support Economic Recovery and Resilience?
This will be the first of a series of events on the same topic, each with a regional perspective. The events will cover Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
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).
Overfishing has reached alarming proportions in West Africa, affecting the local economy, culture and people's daily lives. How can a WTO agreement on fisheries subsidies help?
Une exploration des impacts potentiels des règles de l'OMC sur les subventions à la pêche : Le cas de la pêcherie de sardinelles en Afrique de l'Ouest
Cette étude de cas examine la manière dont de nouvelles règles de l’Organisation mondiale du commerce sur les subventions à la pêche pourraient concrètement affecter la pêcherie de sardinelles au large des côtes ouest-africaines.
Our oceans and fish stocks—and the populations that depend on them—all suffer from the consequences of overfishing. We share a glimpse of the current WTO push to end harmful fisheries subsidies by 2020.
ECOWAS Network of Parliamentarians on Gender Equality and Investments in Agriculture and Food Security
The Network's vision is to foster inclusive and gender-equitable agricultural investment in the ECOWAS countries that is conducive to food and nutrition security and poverty reduction.
The National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network supports developing countries to advance their NAP processes to help accelerate climate change adaptation efforts around the world.