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Assessing Global Land Use: Balancing Consumption with Sustainable Supply
This report explores how the management of land-based biomass production and consumption can be developed towards a higher degree of sustainability across different scales: from the sustainable management of soils on the ...
Assessing Global Land Use: Balancing Consumption with Sustainable Supply - Summary for Policymakers
This report was produced by the Land and Soils Working Group of the International Resource Panel. It explores how the management of land-based biomass production and consumption can be developed towards a higher degree of ...
Unlocking the Sustainable Potential of Land Resources: Evaluating Systems, Strategies and Tools
Better matching of land use with its sustainable potential is a “no-regrets” strategy for sustainably increasing agricultural production on existing land, targeting restoration efforts to where they are likely to be most ...
Food Systems and Natural Resources
The IRP Food Systems and Natural Resources report assesses the current status and dynamics of natural resource use in food systems and their environmental impacts, identifying opportunities to move towards more resource-smart ...
The International Resource Panel: 10 Key Messages on Climate Change
This note draws on the findings of the United Nations’ expert panel on natural resources – the International Resource Panel (IRP) – to highlight some key policy-relevant messages on how sustainable management of natural ...
Managing and Conserving the Natural Resource Base for Sustained Economic and Social Development: A Reflection from the International Resource Panel on the establishment of Sustainable Development Goals aimed at Decoupling Economic Growth from Escalating Resource Use and Environmental Degradation
Sustainable Urban Infrastructure Transitions in the ASEAN Region: A Resource Perspective
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 ...
The Weight of Cities: Resource Requirements of Future Urbanization
The report presents the first assessment of the resources required at a global scale for the coming wave of urbanization. Using material flow analysis, the analysis of urban form and city organization, the assessment of ...