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

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.

February 2017
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)

This is a compendium featuring six successful examples of green public procurement implementation in four different Asia-Pacific countries, namely Thailand, Japan, China and Korea.

February 2017
Center for Development Research (ZEF)

In this study the Total Economic Value (TEV) framework was applied.

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

This report examines the green growth potential and identifies best practices for policy and governance as well as ways to strengthen current practices.

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

Reform-linked funding is a critical mechanism for implementing the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission, aligning green growth priorities between national and local government.

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

Climate Innovation Centers (CICs) are an important initiative of the World Bank Group’s Climate Technology Program.

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

Several different approaches to scenario assessment were used to provide the evidence base for prioritising low-carbon actions as part of Kenya’s National Climate Change Action Plan and its emerging green economy strategy.

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

The Government of the Republic of Korea estimated that an investment of USD 105 billion in green growth between 2009 and 2013 would bring about 1.18 million jobs in the country (PCGG, 2009b).

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

Mexico undertook a top-down fast paced process to develop its first Special Climate Change Program. A range of analytical tools were used, but overall the emphasis was on developing an initial guiding document and then learning to apply it and improve it through practice.

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

Launched in 2012, the Jiha Tinou ("my region") program seeks to optimise the capacity of local actors to contribute to national energy goals and to benefit through local development. It aims to put citizens and local officials at the heart of the dynamics of change.

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

This case study outlines the key role of the Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy in enabling the country to attract private investment for its first large concentrated solar power installation as part of a wider energy and industrial development strategy.

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

Overarching climate change policy frameworks in Nepal include the expanded National Adaptation Plan of Action 2010; National Climate Change Policy 2011; National Framework on Local Adaptation Plans for Action 2011; and a Low Carbon Climate Resilient Development Strategy (currently under developme

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

Singapore has established a series of long-term goals and 10-year plans to reconcile rapid economic development and environmental sustainability. It has pursued its vision of being a clean, green city using targeted policy portfolios and strong spatial planning.

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

South Africa’s Green Fund was established in 2011 to provide grant and loan finance to public and private actors in support of South Africa’s various green initiatives and national plans.

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