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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 Indonesia: su-re.coffee - Synergizing climate change mitigation and adaptation through supporting farmers in utilizing clean bioenergy and climate-smart agriculture shows an approach to addressing the exacerbation of high energy consumption on rural households and farmer reliance on rice paddies.
September 2018
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), GREEN-WIN
This case study Africa Illovo Sugar: Developing climate resilience through collaboration shows how businesses can work together to reduce social, environmental and economic impacts of their production.
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.
September 2018
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), GREEN-WIN
This case study The Maldives: Leveraging public budgets for coastal adaptation projects shows how climate change induced sea-level rise will increase extreme levels due to storm surges and swell waves, exposing island populations, infrastructure and livelihood assets to increased flood risk.
April 2018
Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment

The experience of the UK’s Climate Change Act provides lessons for climate law-making that apply internationally. A comprehensive framework law is an essential tool for coordinating action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase resilience.

January 2018
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
This case study, Entry Points for Mainstreaming Ecosystem-based Adaptation - The Case of Philipines , is conducted by GIZ in Philipines to understand the entry points of Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA), and who were the pivotal parties, and how EbA can be further expanded in each country in the future. This study also stresses the importance of including EbA in the Climate Change Cluster on Adaptation and MitigationDisaster Risk Reduction agenda.
January 2018
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
This case study, Entry Points for Mainstreaming Ecosystem-based Adaptation - The Case of Peru , analyses the enabling and hindering factors with regards to the institutional setting, policy and legal framework as well as capacity and awareness, and shares lessons learned on Ecosystem-based Adaptation mainstreaming in Peru.
January 2018
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
This case study, Entry Points for Mainstreaming Ecosystem-based Adaptation - The Case of Mexico , is conducted by GIZ in Mexico 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 organisations who have often led on-the-ground activities to date.
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.

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