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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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.

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.

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.

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.

October 2016
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Despite its Least Developed Country status, Ethiopia has played a leading role in climate diplomacy. This briefing explores the factors behind Ethiopia’s success in order to draw lessons for other nations.

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

Bandung Metropolitan Area (BMA) is home to 8.6 million people and is Indonesia’s second-largest urban agglomeration. Rapid growth has created a number of challenges for the city, including traffic congestion, air pollution, municipal solid waste and water access and management.

September 2016
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

This study provides an overview of the current policy and regulatory environment regarding sustainable construction materials in the building sector in Europe and North America, and, where applicable, offers a commentary on the effectiveness of such regimes in driving the adoption of wood product

September 2016
Economics of Land Degradation (ELD)

A combination of anthropogenic and climatic factors, particularly traditional burning of crop residues, are reducing agricultural yields in an important food producing region of Georgia. There are a number of private and public costs and benefits associated with two scenarios reducing the inciden

June 2016
Economics of Land Degradation (ELD)

Kenya’s soils are being degraded through suboptimal land management practices, causing declining yields and deterioration of land quality. Sustainable Land Management (SLM) practices can improve soil quality and enhance crop yields.

May 2016
European Union Energy Initiative Partnership Dialogue Facility (EUEI PDF), International Council for Local Environment Initiatives (ICLEI), Sustainable Energy Africa (SEA)

Cities globally consume up to 80% of the total global energy production and release about 75% of global CO2 emissions.

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