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United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
Organisation: 
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
Country: 
Ghana

Between 1991 and 2013, Ghana experienced an impressive decline in absolute poverty from 51.7 per cent to 24.2 per cent. However, the cost of environmental degradation to the country has been high.

Organisation: 
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
Country: 
Ghana

Ghana has one of the largest and fastest growing economies in sub-Saharan Africa, which can be attributed to political stability, good governance and increasing export revenues from cocoa, gold and, more recently, oil production.

Organisation: 
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
Country: 
South Africa

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

Organisation: 
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), Capacity Development for Development Effectiveness Facility for Asia Pacific (CDDE)
Country: 
Nepal

Financing climate change development needs, which are increasingly demanding more financial resources, is as much a challenge as developing both short- as well as long-term programmes for effective climate adaptation and mitigation.

Organisation: 
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
Country: 
Jordan

The government of Jordan is currently supporting various policies, initiatives and programmes aimed at achieving a green economy, such as: the complete removal of subsidies for oil in 2008; the adoption of the renewable energy law and fiscal incentive package on renewable energy and energy effici

Organisation: 
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
Country: 
Guyana

The Green State Development Strategy (GSDS) will guide Guyana's economic and sociocultural development over the next 15 years. It will lay His Excellency President David A.

Organisation: 
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
Country: 
Barbados

The National Strategic Plan of Barbados 2006–2025: Global Excellence, Barbadian Traditions provides the blueprint for the realisation of Barbados’ vision of becoming a fully developed society that is prosperous, socially just and globally competitive by the end of the first quarter of 20

Organisation: 
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
Country: 
Barbados

The inclusion of green policy objectives in Barbados can be traced to the National Strategic Plan (2006-2025) and the Budget Speech of 2007.

Organisation: 
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), UN-REDD Programme
Country: 
Kenya

Forests are increasingly recognized as key to Kenya's economy, including for their role in the energy sector (water regulation and soil retention for hydroelectric power generation), agriculture (enhancing soil quality, reducing soil erosion) and tourism, as well as for timber and wood products. 

July 2018
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
Law and National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans, provides an overview of current thinking and the experience of countries in using legal frameworks to implement the Convention on Biological Diversity at the national level.

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