A presentation on access to information policies at development banks by WRI's Sustainable Finance Team.
Creating a Sustainable Food Future: Improving Productivity and Environmental Performance of Aquaculture
We examine the implications of doubling aquaculture production between now and 2050, and offer recommendations to ensure that aquaculture growth contributes to a sustainable food future.
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On January 8, Dr. Andrew Steer, WRI’s President & CEO, offered his perspectives on major global developments in economics, business, natural resources and sustainability in the coming year.
How can the world feed more than 9 billion people in 2050 in a manner that advances development and reduces pressure on the environment?
Even if all food produced in 2009 were evenly distributed to all people in 2050, the world would still need 974 more calories per person per day.
Adaptation Finance Tracking
The United Nations projects that world population will rise from just over 7 billion in 2012 to nearly 9.6 billion by 2050.
We examination the role of four improved land and water management practices and the effect they could have on smallholder crop yields and livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa. We also provide a series of recommendations for how to scale up these practices.
Through the Greenhouse Gas Protocol (GHGP) World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) work with businesses to develop standards and tools that help companies measure, manage, report and reduce their carbon emissions.
About 24 percent of all calories currently produced for human consumption are lost or wasted. We examine the implications of this amount of loss and waste, profiles a number of approaches for reducing it, and puts forth five recommendations for how to move forward on this issue.
How can the world feed more than 9 billion people by 2050 in a manner that advances economic development and reduces pressure on the environment? This is one of the paramount questions the world faces over the next four decades.