Few countries in the region have tied green components to their stimulus packages, which contain some environmentally harmful measures. Green recovery policies and strategies can help put a country on the path to economic recovery while bringing environmental and sustainability benefits.
Current rates of global biodiversity loss are unprecedented and pose a serious threat to the achievement of the Agenda 2030. Green fiscal policies – reform of harmful incentives and biodiversity-relevant taxes, fees and charges – can address many of the market failures which drive such biodiversity loss by reducing and reforming subsidies and incentives.
The African Union Commission launched a new five-year continental Green Recovery Action Plan 2021-2027. The launch was officiated by H.E Felix Tshisekedi, Chairperson of the
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is recommending that finance and planning ministries in Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC) consider fiscal policies to accelerate the transition to green economies and pave the way for the region to meet decarbonisation goals.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Government of Malawi, through the Ministry of Forestry and Natural Resources, have launched
A high-level dialogue on DLDD aimed to establish land restoration as a central priority ahead of upcoming COPs on climate, land and biodiversity. The discussion
Singapore government charts a course for a stronger post-Covid economy and encourages everyone in society to contribute ideas
President Biden’s Budget Invests $2.8 Billion To Support Economies, Outdoor Recreation, & Access To Public Lands
The Departments of the Interior and Agriculture announced their proposed Fiscal Year 2022 allocations of $2.8 billion in projects, grants and programs authorized in the
India’s total agriculture subsidies are likely to reach $45-50 billion in perpetuity by 2030. Repurposing it to support India’s 120 million smallholder farmers transition to