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January 2015
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), ECODIT, Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
This case study, The Economic Value: Shouf Biosphere Reserve , is aiming to describe, in preliminary terms, the economic value of the Shouf Biosphere Reserve (SBR), Lebanon, by valuing carbon sequestration, fuel provision (briquettes production), water provision, food provision, tourism, and cultural services and patrimonial values.
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.

August 2013
Center for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)

The Green Economy is increasingly recognised as a tool to achieve sustainable development. The concept has been adopted by several countries across the globe.

May 2013
United States Agency for International Development (USAID), World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)

The study has explored how the local community’s involvement in the tourism activities under Community Based Ecotourism (CBET) can be increased through small interventions and partnerships.

February 2013
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UNESCWA)

Renewable energy together with energy efficiency, sustainable transport, sustainable agriculture, sustainable tourism, green building and waste management are economic sectors which are often considered capable of paving the way for a transition to a green economy and providing win-win solutions

February 2012
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

A growing number of countries at all levels of development have legislation or regulations prescribing the application of Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) - and many more are introducing it as part of their policy tools.