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Subtopic: Africa 11 items found
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Adapting Environmental Policy for the Developing World
Researchers from Environment for Development centers investigated some of the challenges faced by policymakers in developing countries, including the economic impacts of public health issues and the effects of climate change on agricultural productivity.
Cutting Plastic Pollution with a Levy on Bags
In a new paper from the Environment for Development initiative, authors Johane Dikgang and Martine Visser look at plastic bag regulation in Botswana – and whether or not it is working.
Balancing Conservation and Development
New research highlights the economics of critical developing world issues such as deforestation and water supply.
Climate Change in the Developing World
Rosina Bierbaum says developing countries can’t afford to ignore climate change, and developed nations must aid poorer nations with financing and technology. The three essentials: Act now, act together, and act differently.
Adapting Environmental Policy for the Developing World
Several new Environment for Development discussion papers delve into the challenges faced by environmental policymakers in developing countries, including weak regulatory institutions and urgent competing demands on scarce political and fiscal resources.
The Fight to End Malaria
Resources Magazine: New techniques in modeling and mapping could be the keys to eradicating malaria in Africa for good.
Utilizing Geomapping Technologies
An RFF seminar showcases satellite images of Earth coupled with spatial data that is providing new insights into environmental trends – from climate change to public health to ecosystem management.
The Emergence of Land Markets in Africa
High poverty rates and the need for increased agricultural pro­ductivity remain acute in rural areas across sub-Saharan Africa. A new book from RFF Press marks the first systematic attempt to address emerging land markets in Africa and their implications for poverty, equity, and efficiency.
Conference on Anti-Malarial Drug Treatments
More than 60 experts from national malaria control programs, the World Health Organization, malaria drug development and academia were brought together by Resources for the Future in a first-of-a-kind gathering.
American Patent Policy, Biotechnology, and African Agriculture: The Case for Policy Change
Senior Fellow Michael Taylor and Jerry Cayford suggest changes that could help African farmers gain access to new technologies without undercutting the patent system.
A new report on U.S. patent policy and African agriculture
Senior Fellow Michael Taylor and Jerry Cayford suggest changes that could help African farmers gain access to new technologies without undercutting the patent system.
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