Climate change is already a measurable reality and along with other developing countries, South Africa is especially vulnerable to its impacts. South Africa National Climate Change Response: White paper presents the South African Government’s vision for an effective climate change respon
In 2008, Cabinet approved the South Africa National Framework for Sustainable Development (NFSD). The approval signalled a new wave of thinking aimed at promoting the effective stewardship of South Africa’s natural, social and economic resources.
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
This study, Green Economy Modelling Report of South Africa: Focus on Natural Resource Management, Agriculture, Transport and Energy Sectors, was undertaken at the request of South’s Africa Department of Environmental Affairs to assess potential opportunities and options to promote a gree
A global transition to sustainable development is currently underway, as a response to multiple environmental crises, including the widespread impacts of climate change. South Africa has embraced the shift to a green economy to attain inclusive, equitable and sustainable growth and development.
Powerful forces are driving a green economic revolution worldwide, providing in the process a strong lever for broad-based economic development in many parts of the globe, and often re-orienting development trajectories. South Africa, having one of the most carbon-intensive economies in the world
The Green Economy Learning Assessment for South Africa is a response to PAGE’s intention to contribute to better policy coordination and collaboration, and to help improve institutional and individual capacities through enhanced green economy learning.
The Green Economy Inventory for South Africa (GEISA) was commissioned by the South African government to assist with tracking, monitoring and evaluating existing green economy initiatives and programmes in order to foster sector-wide coordination and coherence, and to help identify gaps