Archive for 'SD Dialogues'

Scaling up entrepreneurial sustainable development projects in South Africa »

Two entrepreneurial initiatives contributing to sustainable development in South Africa have been helped to consolidate and scale up their activities with support from Defra under the UK-South Africa Sustainable Development Dialogue.

Training for more sustainable hotels »

Mexico and the UK are working together through their Sustainable Development Dialogue to make the Mexican tourism industry more sustainable, delivering training to help hotels operate more sustainability.

Everything is connected: climate and biodiversity in a fragile world »

A new publication shares Brazil's experience - as a megadiverse country with a strong voice in the international debate - on the linked challenges of climate change, land-use change, conservation and the sustainable use of biodiversity.

Tackling illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing »

Markus Burgener, of TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network, introduces the new Fisheries Trade Data Analysis User’s Guide – an important tool for those tackling illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing.

Towards sustainable dyeing in India »

A recent demonstration project on the eco-efficiency of Indian dyehouses has shown that there are significant opportunities to reduce their environmental impact through simple, low-cost measures.

Sustainable textiles for fashion from India »

A Centre for Sustainable Fashion project aimed to promote sustainable textiles from India for use within the fashion industry, looking at improving the sustainability of textile production and applying the lessons elsewhere.

Sustainable management policies for Chinese river basins »

A new UK-China project will develop more sustainable management policies for river basins in China, drawing on UK experience of integrated river basin management and sharing Chinese methods for efficient water use.

Promoting sustainable palm oil in China »

A new project to promote procurement of sustainable palm oil in China is developing policy recommendations for more sustainable sourcing. The project will exchange learning with new UK research to map use of palm oil.

UK and Mexico tackle illegal wildlife poaching and trade together »

As one of the world’s megadiverse countries, Mexico has an important role to play in protecting global biodiversity from the threats of poaching and trade. Training is helping develop capacity to reduce illegal trade.

Fighting fire to protect and restore Mexico’s ecosystems »

A UK-Mexico project to reduce the vulnerability of protected areas to climate change, demonstrates how the UK is working to help combat the affects of climate change on some of the world’s most important ecosystems.