Reducing greenhouse gas emissions is a matter of national interest for Vietnam, one of the most vulnerable countries to global climate change. Serious local air pollution, particularly in large cities, has also increased the case for effective emission reduction policies.
Fiscal Policy and Climate Change: Recent Experiences of Finance Ministries in Latin America and the Caribbean
This publication presents recent experiences of finance ministries in the Latin American and Caribbean region in three crucial areas of intervention where climate change issues and the responsibilities of these ministries merge. In addition, it presents key elements for designing fiscal policies that contribute to sustainable growth.
A multi-billion-dollar opportunity – Repurposing agricultural support to transform food systems (UNEP, FAO, UNDP)
Public support mechanisms for agriculture in many cases hinder the transformation towards healthier, more sustainable, equitable, and efficient food systems, thus actively steering us away from meeting the Sustainable Development Goals and targets of the Paris Agreement.
This report highlights why governments should reinvest underperforming public agricultural subsidies in land restoration.
Supporting Marine Fishing Sustainably: A review of central and provincial government support for marine fisheries in Indonesia (IISD)
This report provides—for the first time—an open-access database of support measures for marine fisheries by the Indonesian central government and three provincial governments.
The report Fiscal policies for a low-carbon economy makes an important contribution to our understanding of which fiscal policies work best and can be a guide to policy makers as they consider the most effective ways to achieve a low-carbon future.