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Building Coastal Resilience through Innovation

Insurance and infrastructure generally rank toward the very bottom of the list of fun and interesting things people like talking about. Beaches and coral reefs, on the other hand, are more engaging…  


Financing the response to climate change - we all need to play our part.

“Climate change is the defining issue of our time – and we are at a defining moment…this is the absolute priority.” UN Secretary General  


How can we ensure environmental integrity for green bonds?

Lately, much attention has been directed towards green bonds and how these instruments can ease the challenge of funding countries’ climate action plans.  


Harmonious land

Ranching, extreme rainfall and drought have taken their toll on the Azuero Peninsula. A transformation to silvopastoral systems and sustainable practices strengthens both environment and community  


Resilience in the eye of the storm

In prone to natural disasters Jeffrey Town, Jamaica farmers find income-generating opportunities in sustainable agriculture practices, while working to promote disaster risk reduction.  


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.  

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