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Urban Agriculture’s Potential to Advance Multiple Sustainability Goals - Policy Guidance from the International Resource Panel
This policy guidance serves two purposes: • To highlight key features of urban agriculture taking an urban-rural systems perspective, drawing on a synthesis literature review across regions of the world to address urban ...
Transformation to a Sustainable World
The International Resource Panel was established in 2007 to provide independent, scientific assessment on the sustainable use of natural resources and the impacts of resource use over the full life cycle.
The Weight of Cities: Resource Requirements of Future Urbanization - Summary for Policymakers
The proportion of the global population living in cities and towns is expected to rise from 54 percent in 2015 to 66 percent by 2050; which will result in a significant expansion of existing cities, as well as the construction ...
Mineral Resource Governance in the 21st Century: Gearing Extractive Industries Towards Sustainable Development - Summary for Policymakers and Business Leaders
This report discusses practical actions to improve the international governance architecture for mining to enhance its contribution towards sustainable development. The proposals include reaching an international consensus ...
Building Resilient Societies after the COVID-19 Pandemic: Key Messages from the International Resource Panel
The world is experiencing an unprecedented moment in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. For us at the International Resource Panel (IRP) it is also a moment to reflect. This document provides policy recommendations extracted ...
Sustainable Urban Infrastructure Transitions in the ASEAN Region: A Resource Perspective - Summary for Policymakers
Drawing from the conclusions in the forthcoming global report of the International Resource Panel “The Weight of Cities: Resource Requirements of Future Urbanization” this regional report aims to support policy makers by ...
Decoupling 2: Technologies, Opportunities and Policy Options - Summary for Policy Makers
The report highlights existing technological possibilities, for developing and developed countries, and their economic advantages. It shows that there is growing evidence that decoupling will be one of the next big ...