This report, Pioneering Power: Transforming lives through off-grid renewable energy in Africa and Asia, examines the challenge of bringing power to over one billion people who live without electricity, mostly in remote, rural areas in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)
This paper Value Chain Upgrading for Competitiveness and Sustainability: A Comparative Study of Tea Value Chains in Kenya, Sri Lanka and Nepal conducts a comparative analysis of the export tea value chains in Sri Lanka, Kenya, and Nepal with a focus on how policy influences chain upgrading and the implications this has for trade patterns, competitiveness and sustainable development.
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
Although forest covers 40 per cent of Nepal, the forestry sector’s potential to generate huge employment opportunities is largely untapped. Private sector involvement and investment could create 1.38 million work days a year.
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
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
This paper Ecosystem-based Approaches to Adaptation in National Policy: The Cases of Nepal, Peru and Uganda provides an overview of international policy on ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation and presents the initial findings of research on the integration of such approaches into national policies and plans, including NAPAs