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The GGKP Project Database allows you to browse on-the-ground initiatives to promote green growth, being led by our partners and other leading organisations. To suggest a project to be added to the database, please complete the form. 

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Lund University

There is no one-size-fits-all approach to greening the growth path of an economy as this depends on place-based policy and institutional settings, level of development, resource endowments and particular environmental pressure points. This research proposal addresses the place-based, context-dependent nature of the shift to green growth in the Nordic countries by asking the question: where does the green economy grow?

Organisation: 
BioCarbon Fund, World Bank Group
The Zambia Integrated Forest Landscape Program aims to improve landscape management and increase environmental and economic benefits for targeted rural communities and to improve Zambia’s capacity to respond promptly and effectively to an eligible crisis or emergency.
Organisation: 
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

This project details results from an analysis of key indicators of area-based transition to a low-carbon economy. The objective of the project was to provide defined measureable indicators at the regional/ local level that can inform over time transition to low carbon-economic and industrial activities addressing two aspects of green growth economy; fostering job creation, and economic development in the new areas of growth and sustainable development.

Organisation: 
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

The OECD African Economic Outlook (AEO) is a high-quality, independent tool for monitoring Africa’s economic development on an on-going basis. Because Africa comprises many different, fast-changing countries, the report grasps the short-term performance of individual economies in their regional context; and because development is multi-faceted, it brings together the macroeconomic, structural and social dimensions.

Organisation: 
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
This project Strengthening Climate Information and Early Warning Systems in Zambia to support climate resilient development responds to priorities and actions identified in the National Adaptation Programme of Action (NAPA) of Zambia which articulate the need for securing, transferring and installing critical technologies, as well as developing the necessary systems for climate change-related information to permeate into decision-making processes.
Organisation: 
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), Chatham House, Third Generation Environmentalism (E3G)

New development partnerships present opportunities for African governments to harness investment flows and establish trade relationships for adaptation and mitigation activities. China and the EU are obvious partners in this endeavour.

Organisation: 
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Government of Germany, Government of Switzerland, European Union (EU)

Available evidence and the decisions adopted by Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) indicate that a significant gap remains in finance for biodiversity management, for countries to drastically scale up their efforts and achieve the 20 Aichi Targets defined in the CBD’s Strateg

Organisation: 
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

"The Low Emission Capacity Building Programme (LECBP) was launched in January 2011 as part of a joint collaboration between the European Union and UNDP.

Organisation: 
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) is an effort to create a financial value for the carbon stored in forests, offering incentives for developing countries to reduce emissions from forested lands and invest in low-carbon paths to sustainable development.

Organisation: 
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

The Environmental Performance Reviews (EPRs) identify good practices and make recommendations to improve the reviewed country’s environmental policies and programmes.