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Virtuous circle

The scale of the circular economy opportunity in developing countries

2016 Available in English

Two people use a biodigester to get fuel.

Two people use a biodigester to get fuel. Photo: Eleanor Bentall

The circular economy offers an unparalleled opportunity. It’s good for the economy, good for people and good for the planet. This joint report by Tearfund and the Institute of Development Studies outlines the triple win that the circular economy offers for low- and middle-income countries.

This alternative growth model could reduce the tension between lifting people out of poverty and protecting the planet.

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