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Innovative financing and regional dialogue are central for a thriving ‘blue economy’

The concept of ‘blue economy’ is gaining momentum. It is all about using ocean resources for economic growth, improved livelihoods and jobs, while preserving ocean and coastal ecosystem health.  


Guidance Note: Sustainable Commodities

This Guidance Note takes stock of UNDP’s work in the agricultural commodities sector and provides case studies that illustrate the variety of projects that UNDP supports around the world.  


Major Players Join Forces to Place Sustainability at the Heart of Global Commodity Supply Chains

In an effort to enable sustainable agriculture and reduce deforestation, some of the world’s largest conservation, development and finance organizations, as well as government representatives from…  


Opening Keynote at the Official Launch for the GEF Integrated Approach Pilot on ‘the Good Growth Partnership: Cultivating Sustainability in the Global Supply Chain’

Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator, Opening Keynote at the Official Launch for the GEF Integrated Approach Pilot on ‘the Good Growth Partnership: Cultivating Sustainability in the Global Supply Chain’  


Issue Brief | Development and Mine Action

This issue brief discusses how mine action programmes aim to limit, mitigate and ultimately abolish the human impact of landmines.  


Empowering women in agriculture

Success in addressing deep-rooted sustainability issues in key commodity sectors in Ghana and Indonesia involves closing the gender gap.  


Indonesia Palm Oil Platform Newsletter June 2015

The Indonesia Palm Oil Platform (InPOP) was set up in October 2014 by the Ministry of Agriculture to promote sustainability in the national palm oil supply chain.  


International Seminar on Sustainable Production and Commodities Platforms

This document gathers interviews from experts at the International Seminar on Sustainable Production and Commodity Platforms. T  


International Guidebook of Environmental Finance Tools

A sectoral approach: protected areas, sustainable forests, sustainable agriculture and pro-poor energy.  

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