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  • Agroecology as Innovation - FAO HLPE Report #14 - approaches for sustainable agriculture

    “Food systems are at a crossroads. Profound transformation is needed,” the summary begins. It stresses the importance of ecological agriculture, which supports “diversified and resilient production systems, including mixed livestock, fish, cropping, and agroforestry, that preserve and enhance biodiversity, as well as the natural resource base.” […]

  • Sida's Poverty Toolbox gathers tools and information to support the analysis and integration of multidimensional poverty

    Sida's Poverty Toolbox gathers tools and information to support the analysis and integration of multidimensional poverty throughout Sida's operations. […]

  • Tralac has resources for building capacity to help Africa trade better

    Tralac maintains a collection of regional and national trade-related resources including copies of the texts and annexes of regional and bilateral trade agreements, copies of various regional protocols, memoranda of understanding and tariff offers, and copies of national legislation and trade-related policy documents. […]

  • Market Access Map: Identify customs tariffs, tariff rate quotas, trade remedies, regulatory requirements and preferential regimes...

    Compare, analyse and download data on tariffs, market access information and antidumping rules with the new Market Access Ma […]

  • 5 Ways Technology Can Improve Your M&E - SocialCops

    “5 Ways Technology Can Improve Your M&E” enlists ways in which information, communication and technology can help improve the M&E of your developmental projects. […]

  • Wiki on Social protection across the humanitarian-development nexus |

    This community of practice has been created to offer a direct link between learning and performance from different teams and units across European development agents. It is an important element of the Guidance Package on Social Protection across the Humanitarian-Development Nexus. […]

  • Investing in safe trade | Standards and Trade Development Facility 2018 Report

    For over 15 years the STDF global partnership has worked at national, regional and international level on the most pressing SPS challenges developing countries face to trade safely. The 2018 Annual Report showcases how STDF work is valued on a global scale, and the opportunities that exist to continue to drive sustainable impact in the period ahead. […]

  • TREND analytics – access Trade & Environment Database

    TREND analytics is based on a comprehensive dataset developed by Jean-Frédéric Morin: The TRade and ENvironment Database (TREND) is a unique dataset which tracks more than 300 different environmental provisions relying on the full texts of about 630 preferential trade agreements (PTAs) signed since 1945. Besides the main text, annexes, protocols, side agreements, and side letters have been included as integral parts of the PTA. […]

  • SDG Pathfinder: Explore the key topics behind the SDGs and the connections between them

    Access key policy content and broaden your knowledge of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Explore the key topics behind the SDGs and the connections between them through analysis and data from six international organisations. […]

  • OEC: The Observatory of Economic Complexity

    The Observatory of Economic Complexity is a tool that allows users to quickly compose a visual narrative about countries and the products they exchange. […]

  • Darpe is a Business Development and Partnership Enabler of the Middle East

    The largest and most maintained business development, partnership, media and analytical platform of the Middle East development aid funded market […]

  • PEGNet Poverty Reduction, Equity and Growth Network relaunched

    Promoting social, economic and socio-political development through social protection. The new website provides information on upcoming and past PEGNet events such as the annual conferences, trainings, expert meetings and on the network itself. Moreover, website users can easily access the PEGNet policy briefs and newsletters. In addition to the new design, the content of the website has been updated. One of these updates is the “News” section where readers can find the latest PEGNet announcements. […]

  • Learning Modules | FAO Capacity Development | Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

    The four FAO modules provide useful and insightful learning material for people engaged in capacity development activities at country level. They provide concrete information to implement FAO’s new approach to capacity development and are rich with tools for practitioners. […]

  • A compendium of innovation methods | Nesta

    From experimentation to standards of evidence, this new compendium brings together 13 innovation methods in a practical, colourful guide, packed with examples. […]

  • ACBF launches Africa Capacity Report on Fostering Transformative Leadership

    The Africa Capacity Report 2019 (ACR 2019), with Foreword authored by President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and chair of the African Union until this January 2019, provides a snapshot of leadership capacity in Africa based on independent survey data from over 46 African countries. ACR 2019 addresses the capacity dimensions of transformative leadership both in public and private sectors. It looks at the major elements of transformative leadership in Africa, highlights the leadership capacity gaps related to achieving sustainable development on the continent, and identifies strategies for addressing […]

  • UNCTADstat gives access to trade and devlopment data

    All statistics of UNCTAD are harmonized and integrated into UNCTADstat- free to use dissemination platform. It gives access to basic and derived indicators built upon common rules, harmonized environment and clear methodology supported by powerful data browsing system. […]

  • Measuring the SDGs: Who controls the process, who owns the results? – Global Policy Watch

    Statisticians from around the world, meeting at the UN Statistical Commission in March, will again take stock of progress in the world of data over the previous 12 months, largely driven by the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The official report on filling the gaps in the global indicator framework—a clear priority of the 2018 Commission—show that while some progress has been made much has stalled. Gaps and tensions continue over the selection and interpretation of indicators, the data to fill them, the selection of partners as well as control of the process and ownership of the […]

  • Is Digital Banking Better Banking for the Bottom of the Pyramid?

    Digital banks are emerging in many developing countries. Can they do a better job than traditional banks of providing low-income customers with useful financial services? […]

  • Introduction to the 2030 Agenda: A New Agenda for a Sustainable World (NEW 2019 edition) | UNITAR

    This Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is open to everyone interested in learning about the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Participants can follow the course at their own pace and earn a UN certificate if they have met the certification requirements. […]

  • Food & Business Knowledge Platform continues in the Netherlands

    The Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP), Embassy Support Programme and Talent Pool will continue as the Knowledge Programme for Food Security. Consortium partners Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation (WCDI), AgriProFocus and The Broker implement this Programme financed by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Knowledge Programme is expected to be integrated in an envisioned Netherlands Food Partnership which is being established. […]