Tagged on: Environment Under Review

Reports and Books
Statistical Handbook of Vietnam
Government of Vietnam

The Statistical Yearbook, an annual publication by the General Statistics Office, comprises basic data reflecting the general socio-economic dynamic and situation of Vietnam.


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2014
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The Millennium Development Goals Report
United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

This report examines the latest progress towards achieving the MDGs. It reaffirms that the MDGs have made a profound difference in people’s lives. Global poverty has been halved five years ahead of the 2015 timeframe. Ninety per cent of children in developing regions now enjoy primary education, and disparities between boys and girls in enrolment have narrowed. Remarkable gains have also been made in the fight against malaria and tuberculosis, along with improvements in all health indicators.


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2014
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MDG Progress Report
Government of Suriname

This MDG country report describes the current situation (including some data gaps) based on the revised list of MDG indicators with potential strategies for action designed to meet the goals and commitments of the Millennium Declaration. It should be noted that the previous indicator 8.17 on youth unemployment is addressed in Goal 1, target 1B.


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2014
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Latvia Report on Sustainable Governance Indicators
Government of Latvia

Latvia has performed exceptionally well in achieving its overriding policy goal of economic recovery. The Latvian government fulfilled the necessary preconditions for joining the euro in 2014, achieving a condition of fiscal sustainability.


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2014
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Strategic Environmental Assessment of the Romania-Bulgaria Cross Border Cooperation Programme 2014-2020
European Union, Government of Romania, Government of Bulgaria

The Romania-Bulgaria Cross-Border Cooperation Programme 2014-2020 aims to expand the regions’ horizons, building on concrete outcomes and enabling the area to be a region to live, study, work, visit and invest in. The programme must sustain the process of creating competitive and sustainable communities, by harnessing innovation and seizing, in a resource efficient way, the unique growth initiatives and opportunities based on the development of transversal and horizontal flows on the area’s backbone, the Danube/Black Sea corridor.


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2014
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Building Urban Resilience: Assessing Urban and Peri-urban Agriculture in Dakar
United Nations Environment Programme

This report presents the findings of a knowledge assessment on urban and peri-urban agriculture (UPA) for the city of Dakar, Senegal, that was conducted in 2012. It examines the state of UPA in the city through the lens of intensifying urban pressures and increasing climate risks with the objective of identifying how these and other drivers potentially interact to affect the long-term sustainability of UPA, and what response options are needed to address existing and emerging challenges.


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2014
Reports and Books
Green Growth Indicators
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

A first set of green growth indicators was proposed in Towards Green Growth: Monitoring Progress in 2011. This report updates and extends those indicators. It charts the progress that countries have made in four areas: the transition to a low carbon, resource efficient economy||maintaining the natural asset base||improving people’s environmental quality of life||and implementing policies for, and realising the economic opportunities associated with, green growth.


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2014
Reports and Books
Horizon 2020 Mediterranean Report
European Environment Agency, United Nations Environment Programme/MAP

The H2020 Mediterranean Report is a joint effort of the EEA and UNEP/MAP resulting from the creation of a regular review mechanism of environmental progress in the three H2020 policy priorities. These are municipal waste, urban waste water and industrial pollution. The report also serves as a contribution to the mid-term review of the H2020 initiative.


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2014
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Environment Statistics of Nepal, 2013
Central Bureau of Statistics, Nepal

The development of Environment Statistics is still at infancy stage in Nepal. It is a new area in the Statistical System of Nepal. Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) first published a compendium on Environment Statistics in 1994 which provided valuable insights into the importance and usefulness of the subject matter. ‘A Compendium on Environment Statistics 1998 Nepal’ was brought as second publication with an attempt to analyze available data on various aspect of the environment of Nepal. However, database on the environment was limited. Therefore, CBS continued attempts to bring out the environment related statistics by compiling and publishing its publication ‘Environment Statistics of Nepal, 2001’ in the form of environment database of Nepal. The present issue of ‘Environment Statistics of Nepal, 2013’ is the eighth in the series.


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2014
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Building Urban Resilience: Assessing Urban and Peri-urban Agriculture in Ibadan
United Nations Environment Programme

This report presents the findings of a knowledge assessment on urban and peri-urban agriculture (UPA) for the city of Ibadan, Nigeria that was conducted in 2012. It examines the state of UPA in the city through the lens of intensifying urban pressures and increasing climate risks with the objective of identifying how these and other drivers potentially interact to affect the long-term sustainability of UPA, and what response options are needed to address existing and emerging challenges.


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2014