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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).

June 2014
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

This report discusses the opportunities presented by the Amapá State government’s intention to make the transition to a green economy.

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.

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
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
This study, Demonstration of the Eco-town Framework Project in San Vicente, Palawan, Philippines, explores on this framework project that aims to build the foundation for establishing the Eco-towns in local communities.
October 2012
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Oregon covers a vast territory that is well endowed with natural resources, supporting early specialisation in the energy sector. This case study has a specific focus on Wallowa County, which is a predominantly rural region at the eastern edge of the state.

October 2012
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)

This ‘Inside story on climate compatible development’ by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) finds that Fiji has an advanced REDD+ policy and planning process, which has also inspired other Pacific countries to engage with REDD+.

September 2012
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)

This ‘Inside story on climate compatible development’ by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) presents Ecuador’s Socio Bosque programme as a successful example of a voluntary incentive-based scheme with combined environmental and socioeconomic targets.

April 2012
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)

In late 2009, Indonesia made a voluntary commitment to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 26 per cent by 2020, or by 41 per cent with international assistance, compared to business as usual.

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