United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
From 29 April –21 June 2019, UNITAR and UN Environment are offering the e-course, Introduction to Sustainable Consumption and Production in Africa. The course is designed to assist policymakers in Africa in developing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating policies supporting a transition towards Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP).
A Guide to Selecting Ecosystem Service Models for Decision-Making: Lessons from Sub-Saharan Africa was developed for technical advisors to government officials, business people, investors, and others who need to draw on ecosystem assessments to inform decision-making.
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC)
Mainstreaming Biodiversity and Development: Guidance from African Experience 2012-17 draws on lessons from the African Leadership Group (ALG) for Biodiversity Mainstreaming, covering progress in eight African countries since 2012.
Natural capital encompasses the world's living and non-living natural assets. It forms the basis for environmental and economic life through natural resource production and the provision of ecosystem services. Despite the proliferation of national green growth plans in recent years, only a handful of the more than 60 such plans include strong provisions for valuing, protecting and enhancing natural capital.
This free platform, developed by the International Renewable Energy Angency (IRENA), is open for project owners, governments, financiers, and service and technology providers so as to develop and drive investments to new renewable energy projects in Africa.
Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
Africa is urbanising fast. By the mid-2030s, a majority of Africans will live in urban areas. But productive jobs and quality public services are not keeping up with the fast growth of cities and towns. Yet urbanisation holds huge potential for accelerating economic, social and environmental development; even rural areas would benefit from the development of vibrant, sustainable African cities.