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Participatory Environmental Monitoring Committees in Mining Contexts

This report identifies contexts of Participatory Environmental Monitoring Committees in mining contexts, their membership, and relationships to government systems to prevent and mitigate environmental…  


Methods for Mainstreaming Socio-economic Indicators and Results into UNDP Nature-based Portfolio

This guidance note offers a framework and practical guidance on the measurement of socioeconomic results by identifying relevant indicators and the instruments to attain the data and derive the…  


Plastics and the Circular Economy: Community Solutions

This publication captures the experiences and lessons learned of the GEF Small Grants Programme, implemented by UNDP, on plastics management.  


Protecting land and biodiversity in Uruguay

How a country with high levels of private land ownership is protecting its natural landscape.  


Planet

2030 Agenda - Planet: protect the planet from degradation, through sustainable consumption and production, sustainably managing natural resources and taking urgent action on climate change.  


Finalists Announced for World Wildlife Day Film Showcase: Living Oceans

ackson Hole Wild, the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) announced the…  


10 tips for happy and eco-friendly holidays

At this time of year we focus on buying gifts for special people in our lives, but we rarely think the consequences of our spending.  


Climate Change and the Rise of Poverty

Today over 2 billion people - one third of the global population - are poor or near-poor and face persistent threats to their livelihoods, including from climate change.  


Reducing risk for private investment in off-grid energy

In 2011 Rwanda was literally in the dark-- 89 percent of the country, about 9.4 million people, didn’t have power. It was one of the lowest electrification rates in the world.  


Inspiring a clean power revolution

How much impact can just one clean energy change have on an entire community? It’s an idea that UNDP is testing by leading by example. And it started with a deadly epidemic.  

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