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Jul 31, 2015

In early May this year, delegates from the Government of Lao PDR visited the Philippines to exchange lessons and experiences on the issue of environmental and social impact assessments (ESIA) and monitoring of foreign and domestic investments. The mission’s objective was to strengthen the...

Jul 10, 2015

 

Malawi’s economy is largely dependent on environment and natural resources (ENR) with the agriculture sector being the primary contributor to GDP. Vulnerable groups disproportionally depend upon natural resources for their livelihoods and well-being. For example, productive and...

Jul 02, 2015

In late 2011, the Poverty-Environment Initiative facilitated south-south cooperation between Malawi, Rwanda and Mozambique, where Government representatives from Malawi learned from the experience of the Initiative in Rwanda....

Jun 23, 2015

Aum Sangchum, 49, of Zamdey Chiwog under Rubesa Gewog in Wangduephodrang district sighs with relief that she will not have to spend sleepless nights in her makeshift hut, warding-off wild animals from...

Jun 08, 2015

Established in 2008, the programme has steadily partnered with the Royal Government of Bhutan to realize its vision of an ecologically secure, inclusive and happy future for its people. 

The Poverty-Environment Initiative supports in-country efforts in Bhutan to mainstream poverty...

May 27, 2015

In Edinburgh this week the Poverty-Environment Initiative will celebrate its 10th anniversary at the 20th meeting of the Poverty Environment Partnership, an informal network of development agencies, which seeks to improve the coordination of work on poverty reduction and achieving...

Apr 30, 2015

The Mauritanian Ministry of Finance, with support from the Poverty-Environment Initiative (PEI) Mauritania programme, held a workshop in Nouakchott on 11 February 2015 to present and discuss the draft report on piloting a programme budget approach in Mauritania. The opening ceremony was presided...

Apr 24, 2015

For the third consecutive year the Government of Malawi has included a chapter on environmental sustainability in its annual budget guidelines. Building on the introduction of a similar chapter in the 2013/14 and 2014/15 budget guidelines, enhanced emphasis this year...

Apr 07, 2015

Economic growth, driven by investments in key natural sectors, is a major priority for the Government of Myanmar. Investments are seen as promising greater employment opportunities and improved well-being of local citizens. With countries around the world showing...

Mar 02, 2015

 

The Government of Burkina Faso is determined to promote sustainable development as a path to economic growth and poverty reduction. Unsustainable use of environment and natural resources, over-use of chemicals and plastic waste is causing environmental as well as social problems...

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