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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.
November 2018
Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED)

This report, released the 2018 Arab Forum for Environment and Development Annual Conference, identifies financing needs, gaps, options and mechanisms for sustai

June 2018
Union for the Mediterranean (UfM)
In the context of the Paris Agreement adopted by the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in December 2015 the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) through the UfM Secretariat (UfMS) started to look at the financial flows committed to the UfM region by IFIs and other donors. In 2009, developed countries pledged to raise 100 billion USD per year by 2020 to finance global climate action. The UfM investigates how much of this funding reaches the UfM region and how this funding is tracked and reported on.
May 2016
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

In Burkina Faso, more effective macroeconomic management based on policies to promote sustained and sustainable growth remains a priority goal. However, it is now recognized that maintaining rapid growth is not synonymous with structural transformation or a rapid reduction in poverty.

May 2016
African Development Bank (AfDB), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

The African Economic Outlook (AEO) 2016 presents the current state of economic and social development in Africa and projects the outlook for the coming two years.

May 2016
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

In Burkina Faso, more effective macroeconomic management based on policies to promote sustained and sustainable growth remains a priority goal.

May 2016
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), SwitchMed Programme

Developing Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) National Action Plans (NAP) contributes to poverty alleviation, environmental sustainability and the development of 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.

December 2015
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)
The study Green Industry in Burkina Faso: Evaluation and Development Perspectives is aimed at evaluating the status and potential of green industry in Burkina Faso. It highlights the existence of some good practices within the industry.
August 2015
Center for Development Research (ZEF)
This study Climate Change Adaptation in Burkina Faso: Aid Dependency and Obstacles to Political Participation analyses the climate change discourses and political dynamics in south‐western Burkina Faso from three empirical entry points: (a) the production of the National Adaptation Programmes of Action; (b) climate change discourses in the Ioba province; and (c) the role of the public media.

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