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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.
September 2017
Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE)
Kyrgyz Republic joined PAGE in 2016 and this Kyrgyz Republic Stocktaking Report outlines the country’s macro-economic performance, opportunities for sectoral reforms, innovation strategies, regulatory frameworks, existing green economy practices, and challenges for further green economy action.
December 2016
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)

Stocktaking on Inclusive Green Economy in Central Asia and Mongolia: A Sub-Regional Perspective was produced as part of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) project “South-South Cooperation in Mongolia and Central Asian Countries: Sharing Knowledge on Inclusive Green Economies

August 2016
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
This report Reforming Economic Instruments for Water Resources Management in Kyrgyzstan presents recommendations on the reform of economic instruments for water resources management in Kyrgyzstan, specifically on tariffs for urban water supply and sanitation (WSS) and irrigation water, pollution charges, surface water abstraction charges for enterprises (consumptive and non-consumptive uses), specific land tax rates for the Issyk-Kul biosphere reserve, as well as taxes and customs duty on products contributing to water pollution.
June 2016
Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), International Labour Organization (ILO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
Inclusive Green Economy (IGE) approaches and those that address the Poverty-Environment Nexus (PEN) can play a central role in advancing the SDGs. This report seeks to further the understanding of the practicalities of embedding integrated approaches across the planning cycle in countries at various stages of development. In particular, this report synthesizes a wide range of policy and programming experiences, and draws on the findings of eight national scoping studies (Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Peru, Rwanda, Tajikistan and Viet Nam) on integrated planning.
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.

November 2015
World Bank Group

In September 2015, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and now individual countries face the challenge of implementing strategies that help realize the ambitions of this agenda, embodied in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

May 2014
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

This report highlights the main outcomes of the European Union Water Initiative (EUWI) in the Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia (EECCA) countries.

February 2014
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) describes the situation where the user of an environmental service, such as water purification, pays the landowners who provide that service.

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.

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