Poverty Environment Partnership

PEP Meetings

09 Jun 2017

Investing in Natural Capital for an Inclusive Green and Blue Economy to implement the SDGs and Paris Climate Agreement

New York, Tarrytown Estate, 19-22nd June 2017 

Reports and Articles

12 Jan 2009

This draft document demonstrates how effective policies and investments for natural resources can sustain pro-poor growth and support the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. It examines in detail six natural resources which have a critical role to play in sustaining pro-poor growth: fisheries, forests, nature based tourism, agriculture and soils, water and mineral resources and oil.

11 Nov 2008

Deforestation and degradation account for around 20% of global anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions, widely believed to drive climate change. Growing concerns about the impacts of climate change have fuelled international interest in developing mechanisms to slow deforestation and degradation rates.

11 Nov 2008

In the prospect of using REDD as a means of generating greater economic incentives for forest protection, weak governance and poor institutional capacity could compromise the delivery of these benefits at the local level. Consequently, if REDD is to effectively influence land use decisions made by forest-dwelling communities, equitable participation in the scheme stands out as an essential condition for success.

This document is background reading material for the 12th PEP meeting, to be held in Washington DC on 19 to 21 November 2007.

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