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.
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.
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
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