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IISD publishes objective, independent, high-quality research including books, reports, working papers and other materials covering all sustainable development themes. 

The IISD Library includes reports, issue briefs, books, working papers and other materials capturing much of IISD's institutional and research history.

IISD's publications are available to download as PDF files at no charge. Hard copies of many of these are also available for sale. See our Permissions & Licensing Policy. We are occasionally able to reprint bulk orders of out-of-print publications (a minimum of 50 copies). For further information on such special orders, please contact the Publications Coordinator. If you have any trouble finding specific titles in the database or have any questions about our publications, please contact us.

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  • Report
    The Sustainable Asset Valuation of the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor in Tanzania (SAGCOT) Initiative: A focus on irrigation

    The Sustainable Asset Valuation of the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor in Tanzania (SAGCOT) Initiative: A focus on irrigation

    This report discusses the results of the application of the Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) tool to irrigation infrastructure in the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor in Tanzania. Read More
  • Blog
    India's Energy Subsidies Moving in the Right Direction

    India's Energy Subsidies Moving in the Right Direction

    India has become an outspoken proponent of renewable energy, but do the facts back up the rhetoric? Is the central government walking the talk when it comes to India's energy subsidies? Read More
  • Report
    Financing Rural Infrastructure: Priorities and pathways for ending hunger

    Financing Rural Infrastructure: Priorities and pathways for ending hunger

    Read our report to discover how new financial instruments can support a decentralized and robust infrastructure base for farmers, food processors and rural communities. Read More
  • Policy Brief
    Financing Rural Infrastructure: Priorities and pathways for ending hunger: Investment in Agriculture Policy Brief #7

    Financing Rural Infrastructure: Priorities and pathways for ending hunger: Investment in Agriculture Policy Brief #7

    Read our policy brief to discover how financing infrastructure will help provide food security for the 821 million people estimated to live in hunger worldwide. Read More
  • Newsletter
    Investment Treaty News (ITN), Volume 9, Issue 4, December 2018

    Investment Treaty News (ITN), Volume 9, Issue 4, December 2018

    Investment Treaty News (ITN) is IISD’s flagship journal on international investment law and policy. Read More
  • Briefing Note
    India Energy Subsidy Briefing December 2018

    India Energy Subsidy Briefing December 2018

    The latest news on energy subsidy issues in India, including draft amendments to the Electricity Act 2003, India poised to exceed renewable energy target and oil subsidy burden potentially on the rise. Read More
  • Report
    India's Energy Transition: Subsidies for Fossil Fuels and Renewable Energy, 2018 Update

    India's Energy Transition: Subsidies for Fossil Fuels and Renewable Energy, 2018 Update

    How have India’s energy subsidy policies changed since 2016? Have they become more or less aligned with India’s desired energy future? How have India’s energy subsidy policies changed since 2016? Have they become more or less aligned with India’s desired energy future? Read More
  • Blog
    Why Climate Risk Disclosure is Key to a Sustainable Economy

    Why Climate Risk Disclosure is Key to a Sustainable Economy

    It will take significant private sector investment for Canada (and the world) to reach the goals laid out in the Paris Agreement. An important first step to securing that investment is making sure climate risk disclosure becomes mandatory. Read More
  • Blog
    Our Sustainable Development Holiday Reading List

    Our Sustainable Development Holiday Reading List

    Looking for a book or podcast on sustainable development to enjoy during the holidays? The IISD team has your holiday reading list ready. Read More
  • Report
    IGF Mining Policy Framework Assessment: Kyrgyzstan

    IGF Mining Policy Framework Assessment: Kyrgyzstan

    This report presents the mining policy framework (MPF) assessment for Kyrgyzstan, with a view to helping the government target its efforts in implementing the MPF. Read More