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

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • electric grid
  • Economics
  • agriculture
  • Finance
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • renewable energy
A young South African woman holds up a cloth face mask next to a sewing machine.
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • electric grid
  • Economics
  • agriculture
  • Finance
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • renewable energy

To Build Back from COVID-19, Don’t Overlook Informal Workers

  • coronavirus
  • climate finance
  • climate impacts
  • poverty
Tamil Nadu street vendor
  • coronavirus
  • climate finance
  • climate impacts
  • poverty
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Why Sustainable Forestry Is a Good Investment

  • Forests
  • Economics
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • climate change
Senegal villagers
  • Forests
  • Economics
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • climate change
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RELEASE: Global Leaders Call for Urgent Acceleration of Climate Adaptation Solutions

  • adaptation finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Finance
  • climate impacts
  • renewable energy
  • Urban Development
  • adaptation finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Finance
  • climate impacts
  • renewable energy
  • Urban Development
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Restoration: One of the Most Overlooked Opportunities for Economic Growth

  • Forests
  • Economics
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • Finance
  • Forests
  • Economics
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • Finance
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Save the Forests? There's Now an App for That

  • Forests
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
Oil palm plantation
  • Forests
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
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Getting It Right: A New Global Model to Tackle Poverty and Climate Change

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Finance
  • climate policy
  • poverty
  • sustainable development goals
  • COP21
Photo Credit: U.S. Mission to the United Nations at Rome
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Finance
  • climate policy
  • poverty
  • sustainable development goals
  • COP21
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Globalizing Sustainable Development

  • Equity
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • Food
  • poverty
  • health
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
Today’s challenges go beyond health, food, and education. Photo by Gates Foundation/Flickr
  • Equity
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • Food
  • poverty
  • health
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
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Quick Perspective on UN Secretary-General’s Vision for a Post-2015 Agenda

  • Equity
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • development
  • human rights
  • climate science
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
Photo by UNDP via OXFAM/Flickr.
  • Equity
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • development
  • human rights
  • climate science
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
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Securing Rights for People and the Climate in Africa

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Equity
  • Finance
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • GHG emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
Way back to Lukolela  View on the way back to Lukolela, Democratic Republic of Congo.   Photo by Ollivier Girard for CIFOR   Center for International Forestry Research
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Equity
  • Finance
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • GHG emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
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Injecting Urgency into the World Bank's Climate Change Efforts

  • Climate
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • multilateral development banks
•	Plans for the Metro Colombo Urban Development project in Colombo, Sri Lanka, acknowledge that the metro area is highly vulnerable to flooding. Photo credit: Travlr, Flickr 2006
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • multilateral development banks
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Designed for the Future?

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5 Things We Learned in 2013 that Could Move the Needle on Sustainability

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Equity
  • Business
  • Finance
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • deforestation
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • water risk
New research shows that the world loses 50 soccer fields' of forest every minute of every day. Photo credit: Daniel Murdiyarso, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Equity
  • Business
  • Finance
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • deforestation
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • water risk
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Q&A with African Risk Capacity: How Innovative Financing Models Can Build Climate Change Resilience

  • Climate
  • drought
  • Climate Resilience
  • agriculture
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
A Tanzania farmer shows the effects of drought on her maize crop. Photo credit: Anne Wangalachi/CIMMYT
  • Climate
  • drought
  • Climate Resilience
  • agriculture
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
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STATEMENT: World Bank: Promote Clean Energy Sources to End Energy Poverty

  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • development
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • multilateral development banks
  • poverty
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • development
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • multilateral development banks
  • poverty
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Weeding Risk