Tag: SEI

SEI signs MoU with UNCTAD on bioeconomy and other collaboration

SEI signs MoU with UNCTAD on bioeconomy and other collaboration

May 16, 2019 |

In Austria, Stockholm Environment Institute and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The agreement is an overarching mechanism to foster cooperation on trade and environment, backed up by the research and convening capacities of SEI and UNCTAD. The main purpose of collaboration between SEI and […]

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SEI launches new brief on Asian palm oil developments through 2014

SEI launches new brief on Asian palm oil developments through 2014

September 28, 2015 |

In Sweden, a new brief from the Stockholm Environment Institute draws together SEI research done between 2011 and 2014 on agribusiness developments – especially of oil palm – in Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia, and the Philippines. SEI’s research has examined the social and ecological impacts of these developments from the perspective of governance and corporate accountability. […]

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SEI looks at community impacts of Addax Bioenergy in Sierra Leone

SEI looks at community impacts of Addax Bioenergy in Sierra Leone

August 6, 2015 |

In Sweden, a new report from the Stockhold Environment Institute, Agricultural Investment and Rural Transformation: A Case Study of the Makeni Bioenergy Project in Sierra Leone, examines the Makeni Project, developed by Addax Bioenergy Sierra Leone (ABSL), as a window into the complex dynamics of bioenergy and agricultural investment in sub-Saharan Africa. ABSL has said […]

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SEI slams EU’s ILUC proposal as anti-development

SEI slams EU’s ILUC proposal as anti-development

April 30, 2013 |

In Sweden, the Stockholm Environmental Institute argues that Europe’s “fiddling” with its 10% biofuels targets endangers equity and development while supporting oil. “If the union combines proactive engagement abroad with sensible and more consistent market signals at home, the global and EU biofuels markets can move in tandem on a sustainable path – rather than […]

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