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Jan 22, 2014

With the support of PEI, the Government of Mali finalized a Public Environmental Expenditure Review (PEER) in June 2013. The PEER highlights that natural resources and the environment...

Dec 19, 2013

PEI officially launched the project “Integrated Management of Solid Waste for Sustainable and Inclusive Development” in Peru on 3 December 2013. This project will address the challenges associated with the country’s high industrialization and urbanization rates, and sustainability and...

Dec 06, 2013

In 2011, a study on the Future for Climate Finance in Nepal was lead by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) in collaboration with the National Planning Commission...

Nov 19, 2013

During the nineteenth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 19) to the UNFCCC in Warsaw on 16 November 2013, the CGIAR Research Program on Water Land and Ecosystems (WLE) and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) organized a side event at the Global Landscape...

Nov 05, 2013

 

The Global South-South Development Expo (GSSD Expo), a UN system-wide global event, took place in Nairobi, Kenya, from October 28-November 01. The overarching theme of the Expo was on ‘Building inclusive green economies–South-South Cooperation for...

Oct 09, 2013

Mining and cotton are two of the key strategic sectors in Burkina Faso. To boost production artisanal and industrial producers in the mining sector use significant quantities of harmful chemicals and similarly farmers in the cotton sector use fertilizer and pesticides. This has...

Oct 04, 2013

On 06 September 2013, the Department of the Interior and Local Government through its Philippines Poverty-Environment Initiative (PEI) Program, in cooperation with the Department of Energy, conducted a National Government-Local Government Joint Energy Forum....

Oct 04, 2013

The erratic weather patterns, unpredictable rains, and recurrent droughts, floods and landslides have adversely affected vulnerable groups in Nepal. Recent findings from the PEI supported study report on Environmental causes of Displacement in Nepal has triggered the interest of the...

Oct 04, 2013

Lao PDR is taking pioneering steps to improve regulations on environmental and social responsibilities of investments. With the support of PEI and a number of partners, the government of Lao is conducting national consultations to revise the Decree on Environmental and Social Impact...

Sep 23, 2013

 

Harnessing public resources in support of poverty-environment mainstreaming is important for achieving pro-poor and environmentally sustainable development. A Public Environment Expenditure Review (PEER) examines the extent of government expenditure on environmental, natural...

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