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October 2018
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
This case study takes a look at how Bhutan is taking steps towards putting the Paris Agreement into practice and embarking on a low-carbon, climate-resilient pathway that is adapted to its unique circumstances, and compares Bhutan's efforts with those of other nearby countries.
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.
April 2018
Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
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.
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.
December 2017
Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment
Utilising the United Republic of Tanzania as a case study, this article examines how climate change is addressed in policy, how it is being mainstreamed into water, energy and agriculture sector policies and the extent to which cross-sectoral linkages enable coordinated action.
December 2017
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
In supporting the government to attract green investment flows into SEZs, GGGI conducted a green growth assessment study for Sei Mangkei, North Sumatra, to scope out investment opportunities and screen potential projects for further development into eligible bankable green projects using the method of extended Cost Benefit Analysis (eCBA).
October 2017
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
The report Green Growth in Cebu, Philippines explores policies and governance systems to promote green growth in Metro Cebu, Philippines, and provides recommendations for enhancing Cebu’s green growth potential.
August 2017
Economics of Land Degradation (ELD)
This regional report presents the findings of the research reports from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan, and provides policy recommendations for sustainable land management for decision-makers on national and regional level.
August 2017
Economics of Land Degradation (ELD)
The case study, The Economics of Conventional and Organic Cotton Production in Benin presents an analysis of the economics of pesticides use and resulting occupational health issues in cotton production.
August 2017
Economics of Land Degradation (ELD)
The Economics of Land Degradation (ELD) case study of Namibian highlights the economic and environmental benefits of bush control on national and local level.