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Natural Resource Issues - Flyer
Natural resources and the livelihoods of those dependent
upon them are at risk. As the pressures and trade-offs between natural resources become increasingly evident, investment, production and consumption patterns are being reshaped. Large-scale land acquisitions and volatile commodity prices have highlighted the vulnerability of the poor to food and energy price rises and the associated drain on natural resources, including:
The Natural Resource Issues series presents topical, peer-reviewed information on issues affecting these sectors and the rural poor. We work with local researchers to document opportunities for benefit sharing and smallholder investment, whilst generating evidence and conclusions relevant for policy makers, investors, donor agencies and practitioners.
Natural Resource Issues can be downloaded for free from www.iied.org/nriseries and hard copies purchased at www.earthprint.com.