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

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.

January 2017
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Countries pursuing low-emission development strategies (LEDS) aim to grow their economy while reducing greenhouse gas emissions, increasing resilience to climate change impacts, and achieving social development and environmental goals.

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

The transition to a low-carbon, resource efficient and green economy can only be made by developing the right skills, knowledge, and competencies.

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

The Chiansi area in Zambia is characterised by poverty and underutilization of available resources.

June 2014
Economics of Land Degradation (ELD)

Jordanian rangelands are a source of valued livestock produce, carbon storage, biodiversity, and medicinal plants. They also serve as watersheds that receive rainfall, yield surface water, and replenish groundwater throughout the area east and south of the western Jordan highlands.

June 2014
Economics of Land Degradation (ELD)

The Kelka forest in the Mopti region of Mali is important for the provision of ecosystem services like carbon sequestration and maintenance of the hydrological cycle. The Kelka forest area occupies more than 300, 000 hectares with 15 villages within and around its boundaries.

June 2014
Economics of Land Degradation (ELD)

Gedaref State was previously known as the food basket of Sudan. Over several decades unsustainable agricultural practices that combined near-monocropping with low nutrient replenishment have led to significant degradation of soils, which are no longer able to sustain farmer livelihoods.

May 2014
Economics of Land Degradation (ELD)

This report identifies key rangeland ecosystem service benefits (food, fuel, construction material, ground water, genetic diversity, climate regulation, recreation and spiritual inspiration) in southern Botswana’s Kgalagadi District.

May 2014
International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG)

In recognition of their capacity to respond to climate change, cities around the world have engaged in best practices such as Green Infrastructure and integrated transportation policies to mitigate climate change impacts.

April 2014
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)

Hue is a small but rapidly growing city in central Vietnam where tourism plays a key role in the city’s socioeconomic development, but also has negative impacts on its environment and natural resource base.

April 2014
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)

The city of Chiang Mai, Thailand has launched the non-motorised transport (NMT) system, which aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create employment opportunities for people living in urban poverty.

April 2014
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)

The Western Province in Sri Lanka is the most urbanised province in the country. Rapid urban growth has posed a number of problems. Ever-increasing vehicle traffic and commercial industries have contributed to increased environmental and air pollution.

January 2014
World Bank, Korea Green Growth Partnership (KGGP)

This paper explains why the Republic of Korea adopted green growth as a new national development strategy and details how it has been implemented by the government.

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