Global dialogue: SDG insights from Africa, Asia and Latin America

ODI Environment and Climate Change - Fri, 2016-07-15 00:00
What role can regions play in securing success for the Sustainable Development Goals?
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Achieving financial stability and growth in Africa

ODI Environment and Climate Change - Wed, 2016-07-13 00:00
A panel of experts explores how African financial systems could be structured and regulated to achieve inclusive growth and financial stability.
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ODI in conversation with Sir Angus Deaton

ODI Environment and Climate Change - Tue, 2016-07-12 00:00
Winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in economics, Sir Angus Deaton, joins ODI in conversation on global poverty, inequality and aid.
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Leave no one behind: starting now

ODI Environment and Climate Change - Mon, 2016-07-11 00:00
This interactive event explores how we can ensure no one is left behind by progress.
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Development Impact Bonds: paying for success

ODI Environment and Climate Change - Tue, 2016-07-05 00:00
This panel launches the first-year results of the first Development Impact Bond, sparking a broader discussion about results-based aid and measuring impact.
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The case for cracking down on illegal fishing in western Africa

ODI Environment and Climate Change - Wed, 2016-06-29 00:00
Infographics looking at the impacts of illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing and under-reporting catches by foreign fleets.
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How to think like an evidence-informed policymaker

ODI Environment and Climate Change - Wed, 2016-06-29 00:00
Though everyone has a different way of doing their job, those policy-makers really putting evidence to good use share certain ways of thinking.
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Forest dept to plant 23L saplings in dist

India Environment Portal - Tue, 2016-06-28 13:00
Kolhapur: The forest department has finalised 11,252 sites and prepared pits for sapling plantation in the district. This is a part of the state wide mission of planting two crore saplings on July 1.
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Uttarakhand govt to institute award after Chipko movement activist

India Environment Portal - Tue, 2016-06-28 13:00
The Uttarakhand government today said it will institute an environment conservation award named after Chipko movement activist Gaura Devi and urge the Centre to issue a commemorative postage stamp in her
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Minister dodges question on definition of forest

India Environment Portal - Tue, 2016-06-28 13:00
Gurgaon: Union minister of environment and forest Prakash Javadekar, on Monday, conducted an aerial inspection of the Aravalis to get a first-hand view of one of India's oldest hill ranges and the effect
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Firefighters turn corner against deadly California wildfire

India Environment Portal - Tue, 2016-06-28 13:00
Firefighters in central California appeared on Tuesday to have turned a corner in their battle to corral a deadly wildfire that ranks as the biggest and deadliest in a rash of blazes that have raged up
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Over 60 Million Trees in Southern Sierra Nevada Dead due to Drought, Insect Infestation

India Environment Portal - Tue, 2016-06-28 13:00
The lethal combination of drought, warming weather and outbreak of bark beetle has caused the death of more than 66 million trees in California's Southern Sierra Nevada since 2010. According to the
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WWF launches new Singapore alliance on sustainable palm oil

India Environment Portal - Tue, 2016-06-28 13:00
WWF Singapore on Monday launched a new alliance on sustainable palm oil in a bid to boost demand for the commodity, and ultimately, help tackle the haze pollution plaguing the region for many decades.
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Benefits of Community Forest Management in Madagascar not evenly distributed: report

India Environment Portal - Tue, 2016-06-28 13:00
The benefits of community-based forestry are well known. A 2014 study by the World Resources Institute, for instance, showed that deforestation rates were as much as 11 times lower in forests licensed
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Malaysian palm oil giant IOI under pressure after Cargill ultimatum

India Environment Portal - Tue, 2016-06-28 13:00
Cargill said that unless IOI issues a new sourcing policy and sustainability plan by July 15, it will stay away from new contracts with the company. Environmental advocates called Cargill's declaration
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Western Africa's missing fish: the impacts of illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing and under-reporting catches by foreign fleets

ODI Environment and Climate Change - Tue, 2016-06-28 00:00
Drawing on a satellite tracking database, we show that illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing in western Africa is at the centre of a crisis of sustainability.
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ODI in conversation with Dr Carlos Lopes

ODI Environment and Climate Change - Tue, 2016-06-28 00:00
David Pilling, Africa Editor at the Financial Times, joins the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa in conversation.
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'Sweet business' of beekeeping helps protect Zimbabwe's forests

India Environment Portal - Mon, 2016-06-27 13:00
MUTARE, Zimbabwe (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Divas Matinyadze’s 47 beehives are hidden away in a dense patch of forest, along a narrow dirt path beside a small river in Mpudzi Resettlement Scheme.
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'Rule-breaker' forests in Andes and Amazon revealed by remote spectral sensing

India Environment Portal - Mon, 2016-06-27 13:00
Washington, DC-- It turns out that forests in the Andean and western Amazonian regions of South America break long-understood rules about how ecosystems are put together, according to new research led
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Brexit fallout: implications for UK and developing economies

ODI Environment and Climate Change - Mon, 2016-06-27 00:00
The UK has voted to leave the EU. Our experts discuss how can Britain remain a key player in the global economy, and implications for the developing world.
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