Asia’s urban population is growing at an unprecedented rate. It took 130 years for London to grow from 1 million to 8 million, but Bangkok did it in 45 years, Dhaka in 37 years, and Seoul in only 25 years.
Pacific Island women are confidently entering thetraditionally male-dominated refrigeration and air-conditioning (RAC) servicing profession, supporting national and global efforts to protect planetary and human health.
UNICEF said the 200 million hours women and girls spend every day collecting water is a colossal waste of their valuable time.
As drought sweeps many countries in Africa, an initiative led by water NGOs supports the use of underground aquifers. But the idea is controversial
Studies & Presentations
The Pacific Possible: Climate change and Disaster Resilience report highlights the costs of making Pacific coastlines more resilient to climate change, which vary between one and thirteen percent of GDP across all Pacific Island countries, with higher costs in atoll island states such as Kiribati
A new report from The World Bank Group, CLASP, and Carbon Trust, A Greener Path to Competitiveness offers recommendations an
Poverty Environment Partnership
The Poverty Environment Partnership is an informal network of development agencies, which seeks to improve the coordination of work on poverty reduction and the environment.
The Poverty-Environment Initiative (PEI) of the United Nations Development Programme and the United Nations Environment Programme supports country-led efforts to address poverty-environment linkages on a global scale.
Poverty and Environment Program
The Poverty and Environment Program (PEP) of the Asian Development Bank promotes the mainstreaming of environment objectives in its poverty reduction strategies, programs, and projects.
Over three episodes, WWF-Australia's Conservation Director Dr Gilly Llewellyn speaks with business, government and community experts to explore how climate change impacts are threatening Southeast Asia and the Pacific region.
- Linking Natural Resource Management and Poverty Reduction
- When ending poverty outweighs sustaining environment
- Regional Workshop on Rural Poverty Alleviation and Rural Growth in Eastern and Southern Africa - Dar es Salaam, United Republic
- Environmental Degradation, Rising Poverty and Conflict: Towards an Explanation of the Niger-Delta Crisis
- 14th PEP Meeting - Geneva, Switzerland