Consortium of International Agricultural Research Centers (CGIAR)
This publication focuses on the management of the nexus of energy, food and natural resources in sub-Saharan Africa, with a clear focus on gender roles and implications. It presents case studies that showcase a range of options available to improve biomass use, especially in locations and among populations who currently depend on conventional fuels like firewood or charcoal. Although many of these options are context specific, the provided examples demonstrate that generalizable options exist to improve energy access, reduce waste, protect our soils and empower women.
The report The Enabling Environment for Sustainable Enterprises in Guyana analyses how Guyana performs with respect to each pillar of a conducive environment for sustainable enterprises, assessing strengths and weaknesses.
The report Skills for Green Jobs Study – Guyana examines and reflects on Guyana’s experiences identifying, anticipating and responding to skills needs for green jobs as the country transitions to a green economy.
While the term ‘green economy’ has been widely used at the international level, very little information exists about what the concept looks like in practice. It remains to be explored what policies are required, and what the challenges of implementation at national level are.