Archive for 'SD Dialogues'
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mangrove forests help mitigate climate change, are critical to many of the world's fisheries, and provide local communities with essential firewood. A joint UK-Mexico project has helped reforest some of Mexico's mangroves.
The UK is working with the Chinese government on the prevention of imports of illegally harvested timber. A new project will develop a timber legality verification scheme to promote the use of legally-produced timber products.