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April 2019
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
This report provides a comprehensive view of practices and developments in the governance, implementation and performance of budgeting across OECD countries. It looks at recent practices such as the application of medium-term frameworks and the use of data and analytics to highlight the impacts of policies on concerns such as gender equality and the environment.
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.
March 2018
Nordic Council of Ministers
The Nordic Council of Ministers has published a report on potential policy instruments that can accelerate a transition toward a circular economy in the Nordic construction sector. Most of the policy instruments identified focus on rules and regulation, particularly on the content and quality of building materials and demolition plans.
February 2018
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Forest business incubation is a support process that accelerates the successful development of sustainable businesses in forest landscapes. There is much to develop. The aggregate gross annual value from smallholder producers within forest landscapes may be as much as US$1.3 trillion.

January 2018
Climate Bonds Initiative
The report The Green Bond Market in the Nordics provides an overview of the region’s green bond market and sets out our analysis by issuer type, financed sectors and countries.
January 2018
Climate Bonds Initiative
The report Nordic and Baltic Public Sector Green Bonds has a specific focus on the role of local governments, municipally owned companies (MOCs), state-owned enterprises (SOEs), and Local Government Funding Agencies (LGFAs) and along with Scandinavian nations includes Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in its scope.
December 2017
International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

Restoration of degraded land can create vast bioenergy crop potential, without constraining food crops or other land use options.

October 2017
University of Passau, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), RWI – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research, GGKP Annual Conference
In this paper, Demand for Off-grid Solar Electricity: Experimental Evidence from Rwanda, reveals willingness to pay for different off-grid solar technologies in Rwanda.
November 2016
Nordic Council of Ministers
The report Nordic best practices: Relevant for UNEP 10YFP on sustainable tourism and information presents nineteen initiatives on the themes of sustainable tourism and consumer information. They are presented in a manner designed to facilitate a comparison of their respective strengths, key results, and novelty as well as to draw lessons learned of each particular case.
October 2016
Applied Energy (Elsevier)

The green economy policy discourse has devoted a lot of attention to the design of public policy addressing low-carbon technologies. In this paper the researchers examine the impacts of public R&D support and feed-in tariff schemes on innovation in the wind energy sector.

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