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Measuring development progress beyond income

Celebrating 30 years of the Human Development Index.  


In Costa Rica, rural women grow their own businesses

Working with organic agriculture and native stingless honey bee production.  


Nepal begins a green recovery

While the coronavirus has shaken the whole of humanity, in Nepal it has also spurred new thinking about recovery.  


Secondary impact modelling; long term learning from COVID-19

Using data to help countries plan, respond, and reduce risk.  


Growing farming businesses in Sudan

Training and livelihoods for displaced people in Sudan’s South Kordofan state.  


Commemorating the Beijing Declaration

The 25th anniversary of the most visionary agenda for gender equality.  


World Leaders Pledge at the ‘Nature for Life Hub’ ahead of UN Biodiversity Summit

More than 20 Heads of State and Government and 6 Ministers committed to a Leaders Pledge for Nature at the Nature for Life Hub, Day 3 — the Global Ambition Day. With signatories from five nations…  


The value of local action in tackling our planetary emergency

Indigenous peoples and local communities offer the best hope for solutions to our planetary emergency.  


Building forward from COVID-19 towards the ambition of the 2030 Agenda

The 2030 Agenda came into being five years ago. Never before had world leaders pledged common action and endeavour across such a broad and universal policy agenda  


Nature loss is risky business

One of the top three ranked risks in the world in terms of potential impact.  

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