Books & Reports

THE IMPORTANCE OF MANGROVES

The Importance of Mangroves to People

A Call to Action

13 Mar 2017
This publication provides a timely synthesis of the importance of mangroves to people. It highlights that in spite of the mounting evidence in support of the multitude of benefits derived from mangroves, they remain one of the most threatened ecosystems on the planet, being lost at a rate greater...
NATURAL RESOURCES & CONFLICT

Natural Resources and Conflict

A Guide for Mediation

Series:
UNEP Policy Series
13 Mar 2017
This guide collects and summarizes good practices on the successful mediation of resource conflicts. It draws on the field experiences of mediators and mediation experts, specifically those with natural resource expertise. It also features lessons learned from UNEP’s work on environmental diploma...
DISTRICT ENERGY IN CITIES

District Energy in Cities

Unlocking the Potential of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

13 Mar 2017
This guide collects and summarizes good practices on the successful mediation of resource conflicts. It draws on the field experiences of mediators and mediation experts, specifically those with natural resource expertise. It also features lessons learned from UNEP’s work on environmental diploma...
BUILD INCLU GREEN ECON IN AFRICA

Building Inclusive Green Economies in Africa

Experience and Lessons Learned 2010-2015

13 Mar 2017
This summary highlights the key findings of this work carried out in Burkina Faso, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Rwanda, Senegal and South Africa, as well as progress made by other African countries. The document aims to assist policymakers better understand the diverse benefits of green econom...
RESPON FOOD PURCHASING

Responsible Food Purchasing

Four Steps Towards Sustainability for the Hospitality Sector

13 Mar 2017
For many countries, tourism provides a significant source of foreign exchange and foreign direct investment. If managed sustainably, tourism can make an important contribution towards conserving natural and cultural heritage resources, generating and distributing wealth equitably, empowering the ...
INDICATORS FOR RESOURCE EFFICIENT

Indicators for a Resource Efficient and Green Asia and the Pacific

Measuring Progress of Sustainable Consumption and Production, Green Economy and Resource Efficiency Policies in the Asia-Pacific Region

13 Mar 2017
This report paints a clear picture of the path taken by the countries in the region over the past 40 years in their resource use. Today, the region dominates global resource use, comprising more than 50 per cent and consumption is rapidly rising as economies grow, infrastructure is built and the ...
INTL TRADE STAT YRBK 2015 V2

International Trade Statistics Yearbook 2015, Volume II

Trade by Product

Series:
International Trade Statistics (Ser. G)
13 Mar 2017
The 2015 International Trade Statistics Yearbook, Volume II - Trade by Product contains detailed tables showing international trade for 258 individual commodities (3-digit SITC groups), for the 11 main Extended Balance of Payments Services (EBOPS) categories, and eleven world trade tables coverin...
AFRICA RENEWAL V30 #3 2016

Africa Renewal, December 2016

Series:
Africa Renewal
13 Mar 2017
The Africa Renewal magazine examines the many issues that confront the people of Africa, its leaders and its international partners: sustainable development goals, economic reform, debt, education, health, women's empowerment, conflict and civil strife, democratization, investment, trade, regiona...