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Opportunities of Impact: Joint Green Industrial Innovation

The third impact is joint green industrial innovation. For IsDB, the industrialization of the member countries is imperative to simultaneously increase the competitiveness of each country and plug…

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Balancing water demand and supply

This chapter provides insights on water uses and management in the Mediterranean region. Furthermore, it illustrates how water use in the region is increasingly globalized through trade in…

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Markets and supply chains

The chapter focuses on how markets and supply chains connect farmers and consumers around the world and on the implications of global trade of agricultural commodities for the health and wellbeing of…

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Implications of COVID-19 for Public Health and the SDGs

COVID-19 is complicating SDG implementation efforts as well as posing a real risk to achieving targets on communicable disease, education, life expectancy, and decent work. In this second virtual…

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Leadership in the Corporate Sector | Paul Polman

Speaking from West Papua, Indonesia, where he was attending a high-level meeting on green investment, business leader Paul Polman shares his thoughts on the challenges business face when trying to…

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Q&A | Alexandra Gillies | 2016 Sep. 20

Alexandra Gillies answers questions on the extractive industry transparency initiative and other issues. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Anthony Paul | 2016 Nov. 18

Anthony Paul, a geologist and geophysicist working in the oil and gas sector, answers questions on supply chain, the diversification effect on local economies and other topics. This video is licensed…

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Sanitation Service Chain: An Overview

This chapter offers an overview of sanitation, focusing on urban and rural sanitation. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Case Studies: Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships for Local Development

This chapter looks at case studies around initiatives that have facilitated the participation of smallholder farmers in food value chains, especially the role of multi-stakeholder and public-private…

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Theoretical Foundations to Understand How Food Value Chains Can Contribute to Regional and Local Development

This chapter discusses how the value chain can contribute to local and regional development. The Mediterranean diet consists of products that range from olive oil to fresh fruit and veggies to fish…

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Challenges of the Mediterranean Food Value Chains

This chapter discusses food value chains in the Mediterranean. Food value chains refer to all activities necessary to bring food from producers to consumers, including agriculture production,…

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Local Procurement

In this chapter, Anthony Paul discusses procuring goods and services from local communities and local businesses. He looks at where the opportunities are for local to participate, the way that…

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Downstream Linkages

In this chapter, Anthony Paul looks at the downstream linkages of oil, gas, and minerals and the benefits of extracting, selling, and converting these resources into useable products. When and how do…

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International governance initiatives

International initiatives have emerged since the late 1990s to mitigate the negative impacts of natural resources welath. These include: the extractive industries transparency initiative (EITI) and…

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The Basics of Aggregate Demand Management

This chapter talks about the role of government induced tools, such as actions by the central bank or actions in budget spending and tax decisions, towards a stabilization policy. Stabilization…

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Three Big Problems with Aggregate Demand Management

This chapter mentions three problems with stimulus policies. First, it may not be so easy to raise aggregate demand using the specific policy tools that government has, and examples are tax cuts and…

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