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  • Commentary
    Investment Facilitation for Sustainable Development: Getting it right for developing countries

    Investment Facilitation for Sustainable Development: Getting it right for developing countries

    This piece explores how investment facilitation belongs not in binding World Trade Organization rules, but in the work of organizations that focus on research, best practice and capacity building for developing countries. Read More
  • Briefing Note
    Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development: Overview Brief 3

    Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development: Overview Brief 3

    This brief explores country perspectives on alignment of national-level policy processes under the Paris Agreement—specifically, NAPs and NDCs—as a basis for broader alignment toward climate-resilient development. Read More
  • Report
    Submission to Environment and Climate Change Canada's Consultation on Non-Tax Fossil Fuel Subsidies

    Submission to Environment and Climate Change Canada's Consultation on Non-Tax Fossil Fuel Subsidies

    As part the G20 peer review of fossil fuel subsidies, Environment and Climate Change Canada opened a consultation on their review of non-tax subsidies. IISD developed this written submission in response. Read More
  • Report
    Agricultural Bias in Focus

    Agricultural Bias in Focus

    This paper provides further details and explains how to measure and understand the source of agricultural bias in a country, including examples and country case studies. Read More
  • Briefing Note
    A Policy Taxonomy for Agricultural Transformation

    A Policy Taxonomy for Agricultural Transformation

    This taxonomy is derived from the original framework of four broad categories and nine sub-categories used in Transforming Agriculture in Africa & Asia: What are the policy priorities? Read More
  • Report
    Mapping Policy for Solar Irrigation Across the Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus in India

    Mapping Policy for Solar Irrigation Across the Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus in India

    How are India's off-grid solar pump policies affecting the water–energy–food nexus? This paper maps out impacts and the key policies that are driving them. Read More
  • Briefing Note
    India's Energy Transition: The Cost of Meeting Air Pollution Standards in the Coal-fired Electricity Sector

    India's Energy Transition: The Cost of Meeting Air Pollution Standards in the Coal-fired Electricity Sector

    It will cost up to INR 86,135 crore (USD 12 billion) to comply with India's rules for air pollution control technology in the current fleet of coal power plants, increasing the average cost of electricity by 9–21 per cent per kWh. The Ministry of Power must take a strict position to ensure compliance. Read More
  • Report
    The (Public) Cost of Pollution: Ontario's fossil fuel subsidies

    The (Public) Cost of Pollution: Ontario's fossil fuel subsidies

    This report provides an inventory of fossil fuel subsidies in Ontario and provides recommendations for provincial subsidy reform. Read More
  • Report
    Casualty or Catalyst: Gender equality and the future of mining

    Casualty or Catalyst: Gender equality and the future of mining

    IISD hosted an event June 12, 2019, in Ottawa, Canada, focusing on gender equality and the future of mining. Read More
  • Blog
    What's Next for the ECOWAS Gender Network: From dialogue to action

    What's Next for the ECOWAS Gender Network: From dialogue to action

    After a week full of dialogue and knowledge exchange, parliamentarians who are part of a new network on gender equality and agriculture now face the important task of turning lessons into long-term engagement. Read More