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Uganda’s Environment and Natural Resources: Enhancing Parliament’s Oversight

Uganda’s natural resource base is one of the richest and most diverse in Africa, resulting in the country’s economy relying heavily on goods and services so provided. As part of efforts to ensure eff...

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Uganda’s Environment and Natural Resources: Enhancing Parliament’s Oversight

Uganda’s natural resource base is one of the richest and most diverse in Africa, resulting in the country’s economy relying heavily on goods and services so provided. As part of efforts to ensure eff...

Published in: 2010

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UNEP 2009 Annual Report

Providing an overview of UNEP's activities in 2009, this report looks at a broad range of activities carried out by the organization as it follows its mandate to provide environmental leadership and ...

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Dead planet, living planet: Biodiversity and ecosystem restoration for sustainable development

Biodiversity and ecosystems deliver crucial services to humankind from food security to keeping our waters clean, buffering against extreme weather, providing medicines to recreation and adding to t...

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UNEP Six Priority Areas Factsheets - Resource efficiency

Factsheets in this series: Climate change, Resource efficiency, Disasters and conflicts, Environmental governance, Harmful substances and hazardous waste, Ecosystem management

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Promoting Resource Efficiency in Small & Medium Sized Enterprises. Industrial training handbook

The PRE-SME toolkit builds upon existing knowledge and tools but focuses on making the content aligned with the specific needs and organisational capabilities of SMEs in developing countries and econ...

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Here and now! Education for Sustainable Consumption. Recommendations and Guidelines

"Despite increased awareness of the human impact on the environment and a greater focus on personal as well as global consequences of individual lifestyle choices, sustainable development and sustain...

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State of Play for Sustainable Buildings in India

This report on the ‘State of Play’ provides a representative understanding of sustainable building activity in India, which has a unique traditional knowledge, and is a developing country in terms of...

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Guidelines on Education Policy for Sustainable Built Environments

The framework presents a synthesis of sustainability education and aims for key stakeholders in the built environment (Figure One). The outcome of this synthesis is a suite of learning aims, strategi...

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Sustainable travel in the United Nations

"This report seeks to provide guidance on what UN and organizations can do to improve sustainability of their travel, and in particular how to reduce their travel related climate footprints. The repo...

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Fisheries Subsidies, Sustainable Development and the WTO

The fisheries sector is in crisis. Inappropriate subsidies to the fishing industry are a key factor responsible for worldwide fisheries depletion, overcapitalization and ecosystem degradation. There ...

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