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    Playing it out: New digital game upskills youth on landscape management

    ‘Landscape Game 2’ entertains as it educates on real-world sustainability challenges Innovative tools that educate and engage the global population are crucial in an era marked by rapid environmental changes and increasing ecological challenges. Into this milieu, Landscape Game 2 emerges as a groundbreaking blend of entertainment and education designed to simulate complex landscape management…

    Playing it out: New digital game upskills youth on landscape management
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    Nature-positive trade: How can trade in support of the circular economy facilitate the delivery of biodiversity targets? 

    Circular economy is a system focused on extending the lifetime of materials. It moves away from a linear mode of production with waste at the end of the chain, to a circular mode of production in which materials are designed to remain in use as long as possible and where products and byproducts of production…

    Nature-positive trade: How can trade in support of the circular economy facilitate the delivery of biodiversity targets? 
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    “Regulations, Agro-Commodity Production, and Zero Deforestation”. TRADE Hub Brazil presents its findings to policymakers, journalists and experts 

    The International Institute of Sustainability (IIS) hosted a final event presenting project findings from the vast array of research papers and tools developed as part of the TRADE Hub in Brazil. The event was hosted at the AYA Earth Hub in Sao Paulo on 29 February 2024 and focused on understanding soy and cattle supply chains, and the national and global policies governing deforestation across major biomes such as the Amazon and Cerrado. To explore these themes, an audience of policymakers, journalists and experts tuned in for a series of panels and roundtables with trade and agriculture experts. 

    “Regulations, Agro-Commodity Production, and Zero Deforestation”. TRADE Hub Brazil presents its findings to policymakers, journalists and experts 
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    Driving Action Towards Just and Sustainable Trade: Some Recent TRADE Hub Highlights

    The UK Research and Innovation’s Global Challenges Research Fund is funding the UK Research and Innovation, Global Challenges Research Fund, Trade, Development and the Environment Hub, led by the UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC). The TRADE Hub is a five-year project, funded until 2024, and is the first research hub of its kind – bringing together over 50 organisations from 15 different countries to help make trade sustainable for people and the planet.   

    Driving Action Towards Just and Sustainable Trade: Some Recent TRADE Hub Highlights
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    Planetary Welcare: Rethinking Economic Priorities in the Global Arena

    TRADE Hub researcher and UNEP-WCMC’s Head of Policy, Thiago Kanashiro Uehara, recently published a paper titled “Planetary Welcare Principles for  Just and Sustainable Futures: A Compass for System Change, Trade Reforms, and Transformations.” In it, he challenges conventional sustainable trade and environmental, social, and governance frameworks and introduces the Planetary Welcare Principles, shaping a compass…

    Planetary Welcare: Rethinking Economic Priorities in the Global Arena
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    Nature-positive trade for sustainable development: How can trade support the implementation of the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework?

    A session at the Global Development Conference 2023: Biodiversity and Sustainable Development (31 Oct – 1 Nov 2023) | Quito, Ecuador Session date: 31 Oct Session time: 14 – 15.30 (Quito) There is increasing recognition of the role that trade and trade-related policies play in addressing the biodiversity crisis. Trade can exacerbate biodiversity degradation and loss, with about…

    Nature-positive trade for sustainable development: How can trade support the implementation of the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework?
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    Nature-Positive Trade: Identifying Opportunities for the Sustainable Use of Marine Resources, Including Sustainable Fisheries

    On October 10, the TRADE Hub co-organised the second webinar of its new “Nature-positive trade” series. This webinar focused on identifying opportunities for trade policy in supporting sustainable use of marine resources, including fisheries. The event was a collaboration between the Trade, Development and Environment Hub (TRADE Hub), the World Trade Organisation (WTO), United Nations…

    Nature-Positive Trade: Identifying Opportunities for the Sustainable Use of Marine Resources, Including Sustainable Fisheries
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    Nature Positive Trade: Identifying Opportunities for Sustainable Agriculture and Biodiversity

    On June 16, the TRADE Hub co-organised the first webinar of its new “Nature-positive trade” series. This webinar focused on identifying opportunities for sustainable agriculture and biodiversity with a view to support the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework adopted by countries in December 2022. These discussions took place as part of the World Trade Organisation (WTO)…

    Nature Positive Trade: Identifying Opportunities for Sustainable Agriculture and Biodiversity
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    Trade Hub Releases Summary on the Future of Livestock Farming in Brazil

    The Trade, Development, and Environment Hub (Trade Hub) project in collaboration with the Public Policy Group of ESALQ/USP in Brazil, has released a policy brief addressing the perspectives for a more sustainable cattle ranching sector in Brazil. This study is the result of extensive research and analysis conducted throughout 2022, aiming to understand the economic,…

    Trade Hub Releases Summary on the Future of Livestock Farming in Brazil