Rapid overview of global ecosystem services from agricultural landscapes

23 January
2020
Vanja Westerberg

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Rapid overview of global ecosystem services from agricultural landscapes

Client: IUCN – May – July, 2019 Altus Impact is contributing to a major upcoming IUCN report, on the case for improving land health for agriculture to be published in 2020. The report will provide evidence and analysis to support stronger dialogue between conservation and agricultural actors around sustainability in the food and agricultural sectors. […]

Supporting the development of the Environmental Code in Cambodia

23 January
2020
Chloe Hill

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Client: Vishnu Law Group and UNDP Cambodia Through developing a stronger legal framework, the Environmental Code seeks to promote the sustainable development of Cambodia through the protection of the environment and sustainable use of natural resources. The Code also intends to bring clarity in terms of jurisdictions and mandates among line ministries to ensure efficiency, […]

Economic returns from climate change adaptation projects in the Kaffrine region, Senegal

23 January
2020
Chloe Hill

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People in workshop

Client: IIED Responding to the need to adapt to climate variability, the Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters (BRACED) programme – led by IIED, IED Afrique and the Near East Foundation consortium – has worked to incorporate climate variability in development planning in Mali and Senegal. This is done recognising that local […]

Altus Impact at the International Conference for Research and Development

23 January
2020
Chloe Hill

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Jesse teaching

Client: ICRD In a world of 7.4 billion humans and counting, sustainable development is about understanding and managing tradeoffs between economic, socio-cultural, and environmental goals. Thus, ‘success’ in sustainable development requires partnerships between scientists, whom produce understanding about people and the natural world, and policymakers & private sector managers, whom are best placed to know […]