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Food Systems and Natural Resources: Building Resource-Smart Food Systems for Sustainable Development - Infographic
This document highlights findings from the report on "Food Systems and Natural Resources" and should be read in conjunction with the full report.
UN Calls for Urgent Rethink as Resource Use Skyrockets
Resource extraction has more than tripled since 1970, including a fivefold increase in the use of non-metallic minerals and a 45 per cent increase in fossil fuel use. By 2060, global material use could double to 190 billion ...
Global Resources Outlook 2019: Natural Resources for the Future We Want - Scenarios Infographic
Through a combination of resource efficiency, climate mitigation, carbon removal, and biodiversity protection policies, this report finds that it is feasible and possible to grow economies, increase well-being and remain ...
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 ...
Restore landscapes to push ahead on sustainable development, says International Resource Panel
Land restoration has tremendous potential to help the world limit climate change and achieve its aims for sustainable development, according to a new study by the International Resource Panel (IRP).
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Urban Agriculture’s Potential to Advance Multiple Sustainability Goals - An International Resource Panel Think Piece
This Think Piece evaluates to what extent, and in which conditions, urban agriculture can enhance the sustainability of urban-rural food systems and promote a circular economy in cities. It provides an overview of different ...