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Energy Access Is Key to Sub-Saharan Africa's Economic Recovery

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • electricity
  • economy
  • agriculture
  • finance
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • manufacturing
  • renewable energy
A young South African woman holds up a cloth face mask next to a sewing machine.
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • electricity
  • economy
  • agriculture
  • finance
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • manufacturing
  • renewable energy

Developing Cities Need Cash. Land Value Capture Can Help

  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • land use
  • development
  • cities
  • finance
  • Urban Development
People walk on and around an outdoor escalator at a train station in Shenzhen.
  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • land use
  • development
  • cities
  • finance
  • Urban Development
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African Countries Aim to Restore 100 Million Hectares of Degraded Land

  • degraded lands
  • adaptation
  • Africa
  • finance
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • restoration
Forest landscape restoration in Ethiopia
  • degraded lands
  • adaptation
  • Africa
  • finance
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • restoration
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Addis Ababa Agenda: Bold Sustainable Development Vision to Be Backed Up by Action

  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Photo by Henrik Berger Jørgensen/Flickr.
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations

Why Community Land Rights Belong in the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Equity
  • International Climate Action
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • Latin America
  • millennium development goals
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
The proposed Sustainable Development Goals leave out a critical component of improving rural livelihoods—securing community land rights. Photo credit: Jane Boles, Flickr
  • Equity
  • International Climate Action
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • Latin America
  • millennium development goals
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
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Where Are Chinese Investments in Africa Headed?

  • Africa
  • China
  • finance
  • manufacturing
  • sustainable business
More than 2,000 Chinese companies have invested in Africa, including in natural resource extraction, finance, infrastructure, power generation, textiles, and home appliances. Photo credit: World Bank/Flickr
  • Africa
  • China
  • finance
  • manufacturing
  • sustainable business

ADVISORY: Can the World Bank Meet Sustainability and Governance Challenges?

  • world bank
  • finance
  • climate change
  • sustainable development
  • world bank
  • finance
  • climate change
  • sustainable development

The Green Climate Fund: From Inception to Launch

  • Finance
  • adaptation
  • climate finance
  • finance
  • Green Climate Fund
  • investment
  • mobilizing clean energy finance
  • Finance
  • adaptation
  • climate finance
  • finance
  • Green Climate Fund
  • investment
  • mobilizing clean energy finance

The Difficulty of Defining Adaptation Finance

  • adaptation
  • climate finance
  • finance
  • vulnerability
Climate change threatens Arabica coffee plants in Colombia. Credit: CIAT/flickr
  • adaptation
  • climate finance
  • finance
  • vulnerability

Global Efforts to Tackle Poverty and Climate Change Must Come Together

  • Climate
  • Food
  • climate change
  • equity
  • governance
  • millennium development goals
  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
This week, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon will address two of the most pressing challenges of our time: poverty and climate change. Photo credit: M. DeFreese/CIMMYT
  • Climate
  • Food
  • climate change
  • equity
  • governance
  • millennium development goals
  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
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