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September 2018
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), GREEN-WIN
The Role of Sustainability-oriented Social Enterprises in Boosting Green Livelihoods and Business Opportunities in Rural Contexts reviews the cases of capacity building and knowledge improvement of rural livelihood in rural communities related to sustainable and low-carbon solutions. The reviewed sub-cases show that implementation of local integrated systems of solutions addressing energy, water, shelter and other livelihood needs at community level require paying major attention to enabling social processes and organisational capacities rather than only focusing on a given technological innovation.
September 2018
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), GREEN-WIN
This case study Fly Ash Bricks: Brick production using fly-ash from thermal power plants in India shows how a green business initiative can be a win-win for power plant operators, the environment and local communities.
June 2017
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
The case study Enabling Adoption of Electric Mobility in Public Transportation in India describes how GGGI has supported the State Government of Himachal Pradesh in developing and implementing its Green Growth Strategy and established a business case for introduction of electric vehicles.
June 2017
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
The case study Solar-Powered Irrigation Pumps in India — Capital Subsidy Policies and the Water-Energy Efficiency Nexus looks at India’s National Solar Mission program, under which the central and state governments support farmers not only by providing a capital cost subsidy on solar pump systems, but also by creating an enabling framework on their deployment by actively engaging key stakeholders.
November 2015
Center for Study of Science, Technology & Policy (CSTEP), Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)

Karnataka has a population of over 60 million which is growing at over 2% per annum. It is the eighth largest and fifth most urbanised state in India, with 37% population living in cities. It contributes over 5% to India’s GDP and has been growing at over 7% in the recent past (GoK, 2013).

December 2014
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Bangalore Climate Change Initiative – Karnataka (BCCI-K)

This report is an attempt to demonstrate the feasibility of implementing a green growth strategy in Karnataka. There are five case studies covered in this report; electric vehicles, waste heat recovery, wind energy, solar energy and micro-irrigation.

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

Energy security is central to the green growth policy of the Government of India. In 2005, the government commissioned The Energy and Resources Institute to undertake a study of technological options for achieving the desired growth rate under various scenarios.

July 2014
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Green Growth Best Practice (GGBP)
Many factors may contribute to differences in national agricultural productivity levels, including small farm size, lack of access to credit to invest in more productive technologies, lack of insurance to manage weather risk, and lack of information on increasing crop productivity.
July 2014
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Green Growth Best Practice (GGBP)

The Watershed Management and Poverty Alleviation project in Karnataka, India (known as the Sujala Project), was characterised by an intensely inclusive and flexible monitoring and evaluation (M&E) process, which led to the project’s overall greater effectiveness, efficiency, and robustness.

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.

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