The Democratic Republic of Congo cancelled logging operation titles in 12 million hectares of tropical forest this year in an effort to promote sustainable, socially responsible forest management.
WRI submitted comments to the US Treasury on key issues the World Bank must address during its World Bank Energy Strategy review.
Following the recent violence over natural resource use, Peru has an opportunity to balance economic development with human rights protections.
Financial stimulus plans could pose a threat to Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) around the world.
Priorities for Supporting the Rural Poor in a Changing Climateby , , and -
Please see our Congo Basin Forest Atlases page for the latest versions of our Congo Basin Atlases, along with links to online interactive maps, desktop mapping applications, GIS data,...
How Spatial Analysis Can Benefit Wetlands and Reduce Poverty in Uganda
Drawing on Uganda’s rich baseline of wetland data and poverty mapping, this report provides a detailed examination of the links between ecosystem services and the location of poor communities and presents practical lessons for policy-makers across government.
As the World Bank hosts Extractive Industries Week, the story of the Mae Moh coal plant in Thailand shows why early community engagement is critical.
In a landmark settlement, two U.S. government agencies are now required to consider the climate change impacts of overseas financing.
Engaging Communities in Extractive and Infrastructure Projects
WRI analyzed existing community engagement standards and guidance, as well as experiences in several high profile projects. Based on this analysis, WRI developed seven Principles for Effective Community Engagement for extractive and infrastructure projects.