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January 2018
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
This case study, Entry Points for Mainstreaming Ecosystem-based Adaptation - The Case of South Africa , is conducted by GIZ in South Africa to understand the entry points of Ecosystem-based Adaptation, and who were the pivotal parties, and how EbA can be further expanded in each country in the future. This report is a comprehensive review of existing policy and strategy was made, which was followed by a set of interviews with parties located in government as well as private sector organizations who have often led on-the-ground activities to date.
October 2015
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

The main objective of the present report is to document good practices and lessons learned on inclusive green growth from selected case studies in South Africa.

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.

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

In 2006 the Government of South Africa undertook one of the earliest processes in the developing world to examine the opportunities and costs of carbon emission reductions.

June 2012
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)

South Africa has a predominantly coal-fired electricity system and ever-growing energy needs. However, the use of renewable energy resources for electricity generation is currently almost non-existent.