Market-based mechanisms for environmental management and conservation are on the rise in LAC, with payments for ecosystem services (PES), tradable permits and quotas (P&Q), environmental taxes, and green bonds gaining momentum.
The LAC region has experienced a surge in planetary health issues in recent years. This trend is projected to get worse because of humanity’s persistently destructive relationship with the environment.
Haiti is one of the most food-insecure countries in the world: around 70 percent of the population is food insecure. Of the BHA target geographies, the Centre department experiences severe chronic food insecurity, while the North-East, South, and Grand’Anse departments experience moderate chronic food insecurity.
As part of its support to mainstream low emissions development, the South Africa Low Emissions Development (SA-LED) Program supported Blue Karoo Trust, a fish farm specializing in breeding catfish as an alternative to pilchards to sell commercially.
The Mara River Basin is facing critical pressures from population growth, economic development, and the land use changes these bring, posing significant challenges for water resources management, livelihoods and wildlife.
This profile provides an overview of climate risks in Kenya, including how climate change will impact agriculture and livelihoods, health and nutrition, and water resources in Kenya’s arid and semi-arid lands.