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September 2017
National Bureau of Economic Research, Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), GGKP Annual Conference

Providing clean water requires maintenance, as well as the initial connections that are typically measured. Frequently, the water supply fails in the developing world, especially when users don’t pay the marginal cost of water.

May 2017
Nordic Council of Ministers

This report estimates fossil fuel subsidies to be around USD 425 billion. Such subsidies represent the large lost opportunities for governments to invest in renewable energy, energy efficiency and sustainable development.

June 2016
United States Agency for International Development (USAID), ICF International

This white paper provides an analysis of the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) for 37 partner countries in the U.S. Government's Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) program and other designated priority countries.

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.

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 2015
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)
While the impacts of climate change are being felt by people and communities now, many of the most severe impacts will be felt in the decades to come. This presents significant barriers to achieving long-term development objectives – particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, a region with low capacity to adapt to the future impacts of climate change. This report looks at six case studies and investigates how climate information is being used in decision-making in sub-Saharan Africa.
January 2015
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)

This policy brief highlights key findings from the FCFA Zambia pilot case study regarding how current and future climate science can enable development and humanitarian policy, planning and implementation that is climate smart and robust to projected changes in the medium to long term.

December 2014
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

This paper illustrates the foundations of green growth in Zambia and provides an overview of green development co-operation efforts in the country from 2004 to 2012. Furthermore, it discusses on-going efforts towards greening growth in Zambia.

July 2014
Green Growth Best Practice Initiative (GGBP)

Green growth is becoming an attractive opportunity for countries around the world to achieve poverty reduction, environmental protection, resource efficiency and economic growth in an integrated way.

February 2014
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Many countries are exploring their prospects for green growth. It has become a hot topic, proving attractive to governments, companies, and civil society groups alike. The 2012 Rio+20 Summit concluded that green growth is best defined and tailored according to the individual country context.

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