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EVST 276: Market-Based Conservation Policy: World Bank & Other Organizations

World Bank

The World Bank has a lot of information in multiple databases. In general, you'll likely search by either topic or country/region. If you're looking for data & statistics, follow this World Bank guide.

Organization websites

Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) - "CIFOR is a non-profit, scientific institution that conducts research on the most pressing challenges of forest and landscape management around the world. Using a global, multidisciplinary approach, we aim to improve human well-being, protect the environment, and increase equity. To do so, we conduct innovative research, develop partners’ capacity, and actively engage in dialogue with all stakeholders to inform policies and practices that affect forests and people."

CGIAR (Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research) -  "CGIAR is a global research partnership for a food secure future dedicated to reducing poverty, enhancing food and nutrition security, and improving natural resources."

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) - "The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Our goal is to achieve food security for all and make sure that people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives."

Global Water Partnership (GWP) - "GWP’s VISION is a water secure world. Our MISSION is to advance governance and management of water resources for sustainable and equitable development."

OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) - "The OECD provides a forum in which governments can work together to share experiences and seek solutions to common problems. We work with governments to understand what drives economic, social and environmental change. We measure productivity and global flows of trade and investment. We analyse and compare data to predict future trends. We set international standards on a wide range of things, from agriculture and tax to the safety of chemicals."