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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.
February 2019
Donor Committee for Enterprise Development (DCED), Technopolis Group
This scoping paper explores how inclusive and green growth can be supported in fragile and conflict-affected settings (FCAS), and if there are certain approaches and instruments to support green growth, which are more or less adapted for such settings. It includes case studies on waste management in Sierra Leone, the the “Post Conflict Window” of the African Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF), and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH /German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ) & IDH Sustainable Trade Initiative: Regional Landscape Approach in Côte d’Ivoire.
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.

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 2015
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have experienced dramatic economic growth in the past decade, with six of the ten fastest growing economies in the world found in SSA between 2000 and 2010.

February 2014
African Development Bank (AfDB)

This booklet summarizes the green investment opportunities within Sierra Leone’s recently launched 2013-2018 Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper, known as the Agenda for Prosperity.  A number of the Agenda’s planned green interventions are currently unfunded: the overall cost of implementin

October 2013
African Development Bank (AfDB)

This knowledge product is part of the work undertaken by the Bank in the context of its new Strategy 2013-2022, whose twin objectives are “inclusive and increasingly green growth”.

November 2012
African Development Bank (AfDB), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

This report summarises the outcomes of the joint AfDB-OECD workshop, titled Enabling Green Growth in Africa, hosted by the Government of Zambia in Lusaka on January 15-16, 2013 and another two-day workshop on Strategic Environmental Assessments (SEA) and Green Economy that follo

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.