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July 2017
Donor Committee for Enterprise Development (DCED)

Faced with a high deforestation rate which endangered the existence of one of its most important natural resources, Costa Rica began building a strong policy framework around reforestation, forest management and forest protection in the early 80s.

June 2017
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)

As a country dominated by the agricultural sector, which employs about half the population, India has the largest irrigated area in the world. India’s 26 million groundwater pumps, which mainly run on diesel or electricity, are an important part of the country’s agricultural productivity.

March 2017
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Agriculture is an important engine for economic growth in Africa, but effective agricultural strategies to support rural development and poverty alleviation are scarce.

January 2017
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Investment in Tanzania’s energy sector is growing, but how much attention is being given to decentralised energy solutions for people who still lack energy for their basic needs: to light their homes and power their farms and businesses?

December 2016
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

This paper examines community participation in housing projects for low-income communities in Thailand and how they have sought to ‘leave no one behind’. Baan Mankong, the government slum upgrading programme, is unique in how it has institutionalised participation.

February 2015
World Bank

Korea’s bold initiative, the Green Growth Plan (GGP), spanning 2009 to 2013 with fiscal outlay of US$84 billion, posed a significant challenge to sustainable public finance management in Korea.

January 2015
Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR)

This report covers case studies with three companies: Royal Dutch Shell, Rio Tinto, and Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E), capturing their experiences and lessons learn preparing for and operating under policies that price carbon emissions.

July 2014
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Green Growth Best Practice (GGBP)
The Bangladesh solar home systems program, pioneered by non-governmental organisations such as Grameen Shakti and supported by the government’s Infrastructure Development Company Ltd., has developed a dealer network providing a marketing, microcredit, and after sales service to enable rural hou
July 2014
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Green Growth Best Practice (GGBP)

Costa Rica developed a payment for ecosystem services system to support its policies for sustainable forestry and reforestation.

July 2014
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Green Growth Best Practice (GGBP)

Germany’s feed-in tariff program has been at the heart of its renewable energy policy. Ongoing monitoring and public data and analysis have been crucial for setting the rates for the scheme, and for supporting public debate on the costs and benefits.


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