Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS), World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF)
The policy brief Climate Change Adaptation and Agriculture in South Africa: A Policy Assessment considers the extent to which South African policies and strategic plans adequately address climate change adaptation in the agricultural sector.
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), Global Environment Facility (GEF)
The 'ProEcoServe' project assessed ecosystem services such as the provision of soil retention, shoreline protection, carbon sequestration and pollination, identifying almost US$1 billion of benefits in the four pilot countries of Chile, Trinidad and Tobago, South Africa and Viet Nam.
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Gordon Institute of Business Studies (GIBS), University of Pretoria
While South Africa is the second largest economy in Africa and has a relatively high GDP per capita, poverty, (youth) unemployment, inequality, food insecurity and environmental degradation are some of the greatest challenges faced by the country.
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
This study Green Economy Modelling Report of South Africa shows that investing in a low-carbon, resource efficient green economy is fundamental for South Africa’s sustained economic growth and well-being.
The restitution of parkland to the Khomani San “bushmen” and Mier “agricultural” communities in May 2002 marked a significant shift in conservation in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park and environs in South Africa.