Uganda Ministry of Health, Uganda Ministry of Water and Environment, Uganda Bureau of Statistics, International Livestock Research Institute, World Resources Institute
This report presents maps and analyses designed to inform the policies surrounding
poverty reduction efforts in Uganda and to help
reach the 2015 national targets on safe drinking water and
Equity, Poverty and the Environment (EPE) works to reduce poverty and promote sound management of environmental resources by ensuring equitable access to ecosystem goods and services, and fair distribution of natural resource benefits.
In many developing countries, forestry policies systematically exclude the poor from the wealth of the forests around them. Senegal provides an interesting example of how even good policies can fail to deliver the benefits they are intended to provide.
Border security is not typically recognized as being tied to environmental changes, but in this recent article by The New York Times, the links are clear. It details how declining fish catches in northwest Africa are fueling immigration to Europe.
Policies to regulate greenhouse gases are being developed and implemented in major markets around the world. Because these new policies bring costs as well as opportunities, prudent investors will factor climate change risk into investment decisions.
United Nations Development Programme, United Nations Environment Programme, World Bank, World Resources Institute
This edition focuses on the importance of good environmental governance by exploring how citizens, government managers, and business owners can foster better environmental decisions that meet the needs of people and ecosystems with equity and balance.
Navroz K. Dubash, Mairi Dupar, Smitu Kothari, Tundu Lissu
Analyses the World Commission on Dams (WCD) as a model for global public policymaking on contentious issues of environment, development and justice. Traces the WCD’s roots in the history of global commissions and civil society organizing.