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Asian Development Bank

www.adb.org/Topics/default.asp
ADB is an international development finance institution whose mission is to help its developing member countries reduce poverty and improve the quality of life of their people in the Asia and Pacific region.
Subject(s): Financial Resources and Mechanism; Climate Change and Biodiversity; Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; Communication, Education and Public Awareness; Gender and Biodiversity; Health and Biodiversity; Traditional Knowledge, Innovations and Practices - Article 8(j); Governance, Law and Policy; Sustainable Development / Millenium Development Goals; Biodiversity for Development; Cooperation and Partnerships; Business and Biodiversity

Australian Agency for International Development

www.ausaid.gov.au/keyaid/default.cfm
The Australian Government's overseas aid program is a federally funded program that aims to reduce poverty in developing countries.
Subject(s): Sustainable Use of Biodiversity; Forest Biodiversity; Cooperation and Partnerships; Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; Communication, Education and Public Awareness; Gender and Biodiversity; Governance, Law and Policy; Health and Biodiversity; Sustainable Development / Millenium Development Goals; Inland Waters Biodiversity; Biodiversity for Development

Bahamas Environment, Science and Technology (BEST) Commission - Bahamas

www.best.bs
The Bahamas Environment, Science & Technology (BEST) Commission provides guidelines for Environment Impact Assessments (EIA) and Environment Management Plans (EMP) for Industrial, Commercial and Residential developments throughout the Bahamas' archaepelago. A team of scientific experts coordinate the review of commercial, industrial, and residential development projects to be considered by the Government of The Bahamas.
Subject(s): Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; Impact Assessment

Biodiversity and Economics for Conservation

www.bioecon.ucl.ac.uk
Biodiversity and Economics for Conservation (BIOECON) is a European Union (EU) funded project designed to advance economic theory and policy for biodiversity conservation, including the design and implementation of incentive measures.
Subject(s): Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures

BIOTRADE Initiative

www.BIOTRADE.org
The UNCTAD Biotrade Initiative, launched in 1996, has established a number of partnerships with national and regional organizations with the aim of enhancing the capability of developing countries to produce value-added products and services derived from biodiversity, for both domestic and international markets.
Subject(s): Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; Transfer of Technology and Cooperation; Business and Biodiversity

Bioversity International

www.bioversityinternational.org
Bioversity International, Bioversity for short, is the operating name of the International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (IPGRI) and the International Network for Improvement of Banana and Plantain (INIBAP). Bioversity is the world's largest international research organization dedicated solely to the conservation and use of agricultural biodiversity. It is non-profit and independently operated.
Subject(s): Biodiversity for Development; Genetic Use Restriction Technologies; Agricultural Biodiversity; Forest Biodiversity; Health and Biodiversity; Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; Global Strategy for Plant Conservation

Doha Development Agenda Trade Capacity Building Database

tcbdb.wto.org
The Doha Development Agenda Trade Capacity Building Database (TCBDB) has been established by the WTO jointly with the OECD to provide information on trade-related technical assistance and capacity building projects, including on projects thaty address trade and environment issues. At present, the period of coverage is 2001, 2002 and partial 2003
Subject(s): Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures

Ecosystem Valuation

www.ecosystemvaluation.org
This site is designed and written by Dennis King (University of Maryland) and Marisa Mazzotta (University of Rhode Island), and funded by the US Department of Agriculture, the Natural Resources Conservation Service and the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration. It provides a clear, non-technical explanation of ecosystem valuation concepts, methods and applications, thus providing answers to questions about the benefits of ecosystem conservation, preservation and restoration
Subject(s): Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures

ENVALUE

www.environment.nsw.gov.au/envalueapp
ENVALUE is a searchable Environmental Valuation Database provided by the Environmental Protection Agency of the government of New South Wales, Australia. It is accessible to anyone (i.e. no subscription or password required) and is free of charge. It may also be available in diskette form for a fee.
Subject(s): Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures

Environmental Integration in EC development cooperation

www.environment-integration.eu
This project is a service provided by the European Commission to raise awareness and build capacities of staff to integrate the environmental dimension in EC development cooperation and into partner countries' sector policies and programmes
Subject(s): Forest Biodiversity; Governance, Law and Policy; Agricultural Biodiversity; Dry and Sub-Humid Lands Biodiversity; Chemicals and Pollution; Ecosystem Approach; Climate Change and Biodiversity; Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; Sustainable Development / Millenium Development Goals; Biodiversity for Development; Communication, Education and Public Awareness; Inland Waters Biodiversity

Environmental valuation reference inventory

www.evri.ca
EVRI is a comprehensive storehouse of over 2,000 international studies providing values, methodologies, techniques and theories on environmental valuation. This Canadian-run resource facilitates the worldwide development and promotion of environmental valuation using the benefits transfer approach. Free access is available to all citizens of member countries - Australia, Canada, France, New Zealand, UK and USA
Subject(s): Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures

Fisheries and Aquaculture Department

www.fao.org/fi/statist/statist.asp
The mission of the Fisheries and Aquaculture Department of FAO is to facilitate and secure the long-term sustainable development and utilization of the world's fisheries and aquaculture. FAO is acutely aware of the fundamental social and economic role played by these two sectors in: 1.Meeting global and national sustainable food security. 2.Providing self and paid employment for fishing and aquaculture related communities as a means of alleviating poverty in these fishing communities and stemming rural/urban drift. 3.Contributing to national and international trade. 4.Generating national income.
Subject(s): Marine and Coastal Biodiversity; Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures

Inter-American Development Bank

www.iadb.org/topics
The IDB, established in 1959 to support the process of economic and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean, is the main source of multilateral financing in the region. The IDB Group provides solutions to development challenges by partnering with governments, companies and civil society organizations, thus reaching its clients ranging from central governments to city authorities and businesses.
Subject(s): Agricultural Biodiversity; Forest Biodiversity; Biodiversity for Development; Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; Sustainable Use of Biodiversity; Cooperation and Partnerships; Marine and Coastal Biodiversity; Traditional Knowledge, Innovations and Practices - Article 8(j); Business and Biodiversity

International Environment Law Research Centre (IELRC)

www.ielrc.org/home.php
The International Environmental Law Research Centre is an independent research organisation focusing on international and comparative environmental law issues, with a particular emphasis on India and East Africa. The IELRC addresses ABS related issues in its research programmes on biodiversity and intellectual property rights. The biodiversity programme of the International Environmental Law Research Centre (IELRC) attaches significant importance to the development of property rights regimes over biological resources at the local, national and international levels.
Subject(s): Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit-sharing; Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; Governance, Law and Policy; Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety

International Fund for Agricultural Development

www.ifad.org
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), a specialized agency of the United Nations, was established as an international financial institution in 1977 as one of the major outcomes of the 1974 World Food Conference. Working with rural poor people, governments, donors, non-governmental organizations and many other partners, IFAD focuses on country-specific solutions, which can involve increasing rural poor peoples' access to financial services, markets, technology, land and other natural resources. IFAD's goal is to empower poor rural women and men in developing countries to achieve higher incomes and improved food security.
Subject(s): Agricultural Biodiversity; Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; Financial Resources and Mechanism; Health and Biodiversity; Transfer of Technology and Cooperation; Cooperation and Partnerships; Biodiversity for Development

International Institute for Sustainable Development

www.iisd.org/trade
The work of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) on trade, investment and sustainable development, including access to the UNEP/IISD Environment and Trade: A Handbook.
Subject(s): Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures

International Institute forSustainable Development

www.iisd.org
The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) is a Canadian-based, public policy research institute that has a long history of conducting cutting-edge research into sustainable development.
Subject(s): Clearing-House Mechanism; Mountain Biodiversity; Agricultural Biodiversity; Dry and Sub-Humid Lands Biodiversity; Sustainable Development / Millenium Development Goals; Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; Ecosystem Approach

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture

www.iita.org
Africa has complex problems that plague agriculture and people’s lives. We develop agricultural solutions with our partners to tackle hunger and poverty. Our award winning research-for-development (R4D) is based on focused, authoritative thinking anchored on the development needs of sub-Saharan Africa. We work with partners in Africa and beyond to reduce producer and consumer risks, enhance crop quality and productivity, and generate wealth from agriculture. IITA is an international non-profit R4D organization since 1967, governed by a Board of Trustees, and supported primarily by the CGIAR (www.cgiar.org).
Subject(s): Agricultural Biodiversity; Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; Health and Biodiversity; Forest Biodiversity

International Labour Organization

www.ilo.org/global/Themes/lang--en/index.htm
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is devoted to advancing opportunities for women and men to obtain decent and productive work in conditions of freedom, equity, security and human dignity. Its main aims are to promote rights at work, encourage decent employment opportunities, enhance social protection and strengthen dialogue in handling work-related issues.
Subject(s): Socio-Economic and Legal Matters; Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; Health and Biodiversity; Governance, Law and Policy

Irish Aid, Department of Foreign Affairs - Ireland

www.irishaid.gov.ie/development_mpi.asp
Ireland’s development cooperation policy is an integral part of Ireland’s wider foreign policy. Their aid philosophy is rooted in their foreign policy, in particular its objectives of peace and justice. Their development cooperation policy and programme reflect their longstanding commitment to human rights and fairness in international relations and are inseparable from Irish foreign policy as a whole. Poverty reduction, to reduce vulnerability and increase opportunity, is the overarching objective if Irish Aid.
Subject(s): Biodiversity for Development; Cooperation and Partnerships; Sustainable Use of Biodiversity; Agricultural Biodiversity; Communication, Education and Public Awareness; Governance, Law and Policy; Health and Biodiversity; Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; Gender and Biodiversity; Inland Waters Biodiversity

Ecosystem Valuation

www.ecosystemvaluation.org
This site is designed and written by Dennis King (University of Maryland) and Marisa Mazzotta (University of Rhode Island), and funded by the US Department of Agriculture, the Natural Resources Conservation Service and the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration. It provides a clear, non-technical explanation of ecosystem valuation concepts, methods and applications, thus providing answers to questions about the benefits of ecosystem conservation, preservation and restoration
Subject(s): Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures

ENVALUE

www.environment.nsw.gov.au/envalueapp
ENVALUE is a searchable Environmental Valuation Database provided by the Environmental Protection Agency of the government of New South Wales, Australia. It is accessible to anyone (i.e. no subscription or password required) and is free of charge. It may also be available in diskette form for a fee.
Subject(s): Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures

Environmental valuation reference inventory

www.evri.ca
EVRI is a comprehensive storehouse of over 2,000 international studies providing values, methodologies, techniques and theories on environmental valuation. This Canadian-run resource facilitates the worldwide development and promotion of environmental valuation using the benefits transfer approach. Free access is available to all citizens of member countries - Australia, Canada, France, New Zealand, UK and USA
Subject(s): Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures

IUCN's Biodiversity Valuation Library

biodiversityeconomics.org/valuation
IUCN's Biodiversity Valuation Library: A collection of documents and links on economic valuation of biodiversity and green accounting.
Subject(s): Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity

www.teebweb.org
The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity study is an international initiative to draw attention to the global economic benefits of biodiversity. Its objective is to highlight the growing cost of biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation and to draw together expertise from the fields of science, economics and policy to enable practical actions moving forward. TEEB aims to assess, communicate and mainstream the urgency of actions through its four deliverables; D0: science and economic foundations, policy costs and costs of inaction, D1: policy opportunities for national and international policy-makers, D2: decision support for local administrators, D3: business risks, opportunities and metrics and D4: citizen and consumer ownership.
Subject(s): Convention on Biological Diversity; Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; International Year of Biodiversity - 2010; Business and Biodiversity

BIOTRADE Initiative

www.BIOTRADE.org
The UNCTAD Biotrade Initiative, launched in 1996, has established a number of partnerships with national and regional organizations with the aim of enhancing the capability of developing countries to produce value-added products and services derived from biodiversity, for both domestic and international markets.
Subject(s): Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; Transfer of Technology and Cooperation; Business and Biodiversity

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity

www.teebweb.org
The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity study is an international initiative to draw attention to the global economic benefits of biodiversity. Its objective is to highlight the growing cost of biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation and to draw together expertise from the fields of science, economics and policy to enable practical actions moving forward. TEEB aims to assess, communicate and mainstream the urgency of actions through its four deliverables; D0: science and economic foundations, policy costs and costs of inaction, D1: policy opportunities for national and international policy-makers, D2: decision support for local administrators, D3: business risks, opportunities and metrics and D4: citizen and consumer ownership.
Subject(s): Convention on Biological Diversity; Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; International Year of Biodiversity - 2010; Business and Biodiversity

The Salvadoran Research Program on Development and Environment

www.prisma.org.sv
The Salvadoran Research Program on Development and Environment (PRISMA) promotes and develops territorial and resource management approaches in order to strengthen rural livelihoods while furthering the sustainable management of natural resources. Its compensation for environmental services and rural communities programme seeks to implement public policies and investments that support and recognize the values of rural areas and the contributions of the poor to natural resource management and the provision of environmental services. PRISMA's work is funded by the SIDA, SDC, WWF, Ford Foundation and Novib.
Subject(s): Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures

Trade and environment: WTO workshop on environmental goods – 11 October 2004

www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/envir_e
   /wksp_goods_oct04_e/wksp_goods_oct04_e.htm
The WTO organized a Workshop on Environmental Goods to assist WTO Members in their deliberations under Paragraph 31(iii) of the Doha Development Agenda (DDA).
Subject(s): Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures

IUCN Forest Conservation Programme

www.iucn.org/forest
The IUCN Forest Conservation Programme (IUCN/FCP) has a research focus on economic incentives, including perverse subsidies, and economic valuation in regard to forest ecosystems.
Subject(s): Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; Forest Biodiversity; Biodiversity for Development

The Economics and Trade Branch of the United Nations Environment Programme

www.unep.ch/etu/etp/index.htm
The Economics and Trade Branch of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP/ETB) gives an overview on their activities and publications on trade issues, economic instruments and fisheries subsidies.
Subject(s): Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity

www.teebweb.org
The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity study is an international initiative to draw attention to the global economic benefits of biodiversity. Its objective is to highlight the growing cost of biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation and to draw together expertise from the fields of science, economics and policy to enable practical actions moving forward. TEEB aims to assess, communicate and mainstream the urgency of actions through its four deliverables; D0: science and economic foundations, policy costs and costs of inaction, D1: policy opportunities for national and international policy-makers, D2: decision support for local administrators, D3: business risks, opportunities and metrics and D4: citizen and consumer ownership.
Subject(s): Convention on Biological Diversity; Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; International Year of Biodiversity - 2010; Business and Biodiversity

BIOTRADE Initiative

www.BIOTRADE.org
The UNCTAD Biotrade Initiative, launched in 1996, has established a number of partnerships with national and regional organizations with the aim of enhancing the capability of developing countries to produce value-added products and services derived from biodiversity, for both domestic and international markets.
Subject(s): Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; Transfer of Technology and Cooperation; Business and Biodiversity

Doha Development Agenda Trade Capacity Building Database

tcbdb.wto.org
The Doha Development Agenda Trade Capacity Building Database (TCBDB) has been established by the WTO jointly with the OECD to provide information on trade-related technical assistance and capacity building projects, including on projects thaty address trade and environment issues. At present, the period of coverage is 2001, 2002 and partial 2003
Subject(s): Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures

International Institute for Sustainable Development

www.iisd.org/trade
The work of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) on trade, investment and sustainable development, including access to the UNEP/IISD Environment and Trade: A Handbook.
Subject(s): Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures

International Institute forSustainable Development

www.iisd.org
The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) is a Canadian-based, public policy research institute that has a long history of conducting cutting-edge research into sustainable development.
Subject(s): Clearing-House Mechanism; Mountain Biodiversity; Agricultural Biodiversity; Dry and Sub-Humid Lands Biodiversity; Sustainable Development / Millenium Development Goals; Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; Ecosystem Approach

IUCN's Biodiversity and Trade Collection

biodiversityeconomics.org
IUCN's Biodiversity and Trade Collection: Documents and links on biodiversity issues and their interrelationship with international trade.
Subject(s): Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures

The Economics and Trade Branch of the United Nations Environment Programme

www.unep.ch/etu/etp/index.htm
The Economics and Trade Branch of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP/ETB) gives an overview on their activities and publications on trade issues, economic instruments and fisheries subsidies.
Subject(s): Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity

www.teebweb.org
The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity study is an international initiative to draw attention to the global economic benefits of biodiversity. Its objective is to highlight the growing cost of biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation and to draw together expertise from the fields of science, economics and policy to enable practical actions moving forward. TEEB aims to assess, communicate and mainstream the urgency of actions through its four deliverables; D0: science and economic foundations, policy costs and costs of inaction, D1: policy opportunities for national and international policy-makers, D2: decision support for local administrators, D3: business risks, opportunities and metrics and D4: citizen and consumer ownership.
Subject(s): Convention on Biological Diversity; Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; International Year of Biodiversity - 2010; Business and Biodiversity

The International Center for Trade and Sustainable Development

ictsd.org
The International Center for Trade and Sustainable Development aims to bridge the Trade and Sustainable Development Communities and publishes Bridges, an electronic weekly trade news digest, as well as BRIDGES Trade BioRes, a news digest on trade and biological resources.
Subject(s): Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures

The WTO website on trade and environment

www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/envir_e/envir_e.htm
The WTO website on trade and environment presents a collection of material on the broader relationship between trade liberalization and the environment, and on how the trade rules of the WTO relate to environmental protection policies and to international environmental agreements.
Subject(s): Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures

Trade and environment: WTO workshop on environmental goods – 11 October 2004

www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/envir_e
   /wksp_goods_oct04_e/wksp_goods_oct04_e.htm
The WTO organized a Workshop on Environmental Goods to assist WTO Members in their deliberations under Paragraph 31(iii) of the Doha Development Agenda (DDA).
Subject(s): Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures

World Trade Organization

www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/envir_e
   /envt_intro_e.htm
It’s an organization for liberalizing trade. It’s a forum for governments to negotiate trade agreements. It’s a place for them to settle trade disputes. It operates a system of trade rules.
Subject(s): Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; Agricultural Biodiversity

BIOTRADE Initiative

www.BIOTRADE.org
The UNCTAD Biotrade Initiative, launched in 1996, has established a number of partnerships with national and regional organizations with the aim of enhancing the capability of developing countries to produce value-added products and services derived from biodiversity, for both domestic and international markets.
Subject(s): Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; Transfer of Technology and Cooperation; Business and Biodiversity

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity

www.teebweb.org
The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity study is an international initiative to draw attention to the global economic benefits of biodiversity. Its objective is to highlight the growing cost of biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation and to draw together expertise from the fields of science, economics and policy to enable practical actions moving forward. TEEB aims to assess, communicate and mainstream the urgency of actions through its four deliverables; D0: science and economic foundations, policy costs and costs of inaction, D1: policy opportunities for national and international policy-makers, D2: decision support for local administrators, D3: business risks, opportunities and metrics and D4: citizen and consumer ownership.
Subject(s): Convention on Biological Diversity; Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; International Year of Biodiversity - 2010; Business and Biodiversity

Trade and environment: WTO workshop on environmental goods – 11 October 2004

www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/envir_e
   /wksp_goods_oct04_e/wksp_goods_oct04_e.htm
The WTO organized a Workshop on Environmental Goods to assist WTO Members in their deliberations under Paragraph 31(iii) of the Doha Development Agenda (DDA).
Subject(s): Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures

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