In some ways, the SDGs are refreshingly ambitious. Finally the global institutions are getting serious about eradicating poverty.
This week heads of state assemble in New York to launch the Sustainable Development Goals. The agreed text lays out 17 goals and 169 targets. It is an ambitious agenda for all of humanity.
At the United Nations General Assembly in this month, representatives will adopt a new sustainable development goals (SDGs), consisting of 17 goals and 169 targets.
Tackling climate change is one of the most pressing challenges of our age. And this year is a crucial moment with the Conference of the Parties meeting in Parisin December 2015 hopefully to forge a new climate agreement.
New research reveals livelihood strategies in rural Cambodia. Taking a case of Stung Treng, the paper identifies rural livelihood strategies for different household clusters, and analyse selected livelihood activities.
Six distinguished panelists discuss food security and climate change at the World Bank annual meeting.
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim discusses the growing threat from climate change including pollution in China.
The Poverty-Environment Initiative (PEI) is a joint global programme of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
Would bad climate in rich countries change climate change back to normal?
IDS announced that Melissa Leach would take leadership of the institute from next Spring.