Publications

Forestry

As governments face increasing pressure to protect their forests, a new report highlights the importance of sharing the wins and setbacks of tried and tested action in the Global South.

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Disasters

This year’s report gives a largely negative global outlook for the next two years – which is expected to worsen over the next decade. Extreme weather events and disinformation are the highest risks.

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Markets

A quarter of the total global tea volume is produced under Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSSs). But 90 per cent of this VSS-compliant tea is sold as conventionally produced, leaving smallholder farmers with high…

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Food security

The hunger funding gap increased dramatically in 2023, this report states. Countries dealing with “crisis” hunger levels received only 35 per cent of hunger-related funding requested in 2023.

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Food systems

Food systems in Africa need to be developed in a way that is climate resilient and ecologically sustainable in the long term. The continent must move away from the current “business as usual” trajectory. This report…

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Finance

Agriculture is one of the sectors with the highest adaptation finance needs for implementing the Nationally Determined Contributions (or national climate plans), but climate finance for adaptation is on a downward trend.

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China has abandoned its traditional foreign policy restraint and is playing an active role in shaping the global order of the 21st century. This analysis shines a spotlight on these changes, concentrating explicitly on…

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Poverty reduction

This new report sheds light on inequality and global corporate power. A more equal world is possible if governments effectively regulate and reimagine the private sector, it states.

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Livestock

This report aims to enable the livestock sector to contribute its share to the efforts to limit the global temperature increase to well below two degrees Celsius.

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Climate change

A report released in late 2023 by the international aid agency World Vision reveals the opinions of people living in affected regions on the links between climate change, conflict, hunger and displacement.

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