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IISD promotes human development and environmental sustainability.

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    No Sustainable Development Without Indigenous Peoples

    No Sustainable Development Without Indigenous Peoples

    Indigenous Peoples' role fighting deforestation, land degradation and climate change is finally being recognized—though not fast enough.

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Humanity faces immense and urgent challenges

Climate change, biodiversity loss and poverty pose a serious threat to present and future generations. Learn More

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Navigating Troubled Waters

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Our Food. Our Farmers. The Planet.

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Investing in Progress

Agriculture is on the front lines of nearly all urgent global challenges, from hunger to climate change to biodiversity loss and freshwater scarcity. We provide solutions so agriculture can act as a driver for change. 

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