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March 2019
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.
December 2017
International Labour Organization (ILO)
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.
December 2017
International Labour Organization (ILO)
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.
December 2015
ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

This report contains a fairly comprehensive analysis of the current situation of energy and gender issues in ECOWAS Member States.

July 2014
Green Growth Best Practice (GGBP)

Green growth is becoming an attractive opportunity for countries around the world to achieve poverty reduction, environmental protection, resource efficiency and economic growth in an integrated way.

February 2014
The Commonwealth

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.

September 2013
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

In order to achieve long-term sustainable growth, countries in Sub-Saharan Africa need to adapt their economies and growth models taking 'Green Growth' or 'Green Economy' concepts into account.

November 2012
United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA)

Green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication was one of two themes at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development held in Rio de Janeiro in June 2012 (or Rio+20).

January 2012
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

The principles of sustainable development play an integral role in making development assistance work at the level of policies, plans and programmes.