Best Practices

The GGKP Best Practice Database provides real world examples of the development and implementation of green growth policies and practices. Case studies included in this database are typically focused on specific sectors, themes, or countries.  For deeper research and analysis around green growth topics, please visit the GGKP Resource Library

Latest Best Practices

December 2017
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

This paper analyses the reform of Switzerland’s agricultural policy framework, which reoriented subsidies to better target policy objectives, including for biodiversity.

December 2017
National Statistics Office of Mongolia, Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), International Labour Organization (ILO)

The National Statistical Office of Mongolia (NSO) conducted a pilot survey to collect data on environmental sector employment and green jobs, and to investigate the possibility of determining the green jobs in Mongolia with technical assistance support from ILO in the framework of support from PA

December 2017
Climate Investment Funds (CIF)

With over 138 million hectares of forest land, a history of forest loss, and millions of inhabitants in forest-dependent communities, Mexico represents a key country in the endeavor to find equilibrium between forest industry, human development, best practice implementation, and forest protection

November 2017
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), Institute of Tropical Forest Conservation (ITFC)

For the past 20 years a revenue-sharing scheme has been in place for communities surrounding Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda.

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December 2016
Centro Mario Molina (CMM)

Through in depth case studies in Mexican cities, the Mario Molina Center proposed the location of social housing as an indicator of urban sprawl.

December 2016
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

The Testing REDD+ in the Beira Landscape Corridor of Mozambique initiative closed in December.

December 2016
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Governments in sub-Saharan Africa face a dilemma: how to reconcile pledges to feed fast-growing populations with forest conservation?

December 2016
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Soils are the foundation of all terrestrial life on the planet and are essential for agricultural production. Yet unsustainable farming practices are degrading soils across South Asia and many other parts of the world, threatening food security.

December 2016
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

This policy briefing summarises priorities for devolved strategic planning for water, energy and climate change in arid environments, identified through local-level consultations in Isiolo County, Kenya.

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.

December 2016
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

The Jordan Clean Energy Investment Policy Review is a country-specific application of the OECD Policy Guidance for Investment in Clean Energy Infrastructure. It aims to help Jordanian policy makers strengthen the enabling conditions for investment in renewable electricity generation in Jordan.

December 2016
Economics of Land Degradation (ELD)

Food production in Kenya is suffering from low yields, partly due to land and soil degradation caused by poor land management practices. Sustainable land management practices can potentially improve yields, for example, for cereal production.

November 2016
Adam Smith International

This report seeks to document international best practices in adopting green growth strategies. It explores why some countries decide to pursue a green growth path and how they transition to such a pathway.

November 2016
Economics of Land Degradation (ELD)

Independence from the former Soviet Union in 1991 presented the republics of Central Asia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, with severe challenges for land management with ensuing economic, social, and environmental crises.

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