This report focuses on the challenges and opportunities faced by developing countries that are related to the Paris Agreement, both emerging as well as the least developed and most vulnerable countries. The paper is based primarily on the emerging evidence and experience gained on the ground in the Global Green Growth Institute's (GGGI) 30 member countries in recent years, complemented by the published results of leading organizations in each of the areas reviewed.
The Green Growth Potential Assessment (GGPA) is a diagnostic tool that combines data analysis and stakeholder consultation. Its purpose is to identify and prioritize a country’s opportunities for green growth as well as to develop specific recommendations for each of the identified priorities. During the past three years, the assessment process has been successfully concluded in seven countries: Cambodia, Colombia, Lao PDR, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, and Peru. This report, Green Growth Potential Assessment: Synthesis report, summarizes the experiences in each country and discusses the lessons learned during that period.
This policy brief examines experiences with gender mainstreaming and the situation of women, men, girls and boys in Lao PDR to identify some of the barriers to inclusive economic growth, gender equality and poverty reduction. The purpose is to provide recommendations to help promote gender equality in the country's National Green Growth Strategy (NGGS) and as green growth is mainstreamed into national planning and policy-making.
The report The Economic, Social and Environmental Impacts of Greening the Industrial Sector in Cambodia provides evidence on the economics and social benefits of greening the industrial sector of Cambodia based on a robust economic analysis that included a quantitative study and integrated modeling and scenario analysis.
Use of renewable energy and more efficient use of natural assets are two essential aspects to foster rural development and increase agricultural productivity in Mozambique. The Green Growth Potential Assessment – Mozambique Country Report presents recommendations for both aspects.
This study Meeting Conditional Targets in Nationally Determined Contributions of Developing Countries: Renewable Energy Targets and Required Investment of GGGI Member and Partner Countries examines contributions to carbon mitigation and necessary investment for expansion of renewable energy in Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) member countries by analyzing their NDCs and national energy plans.
Myanmar is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, with a GDP growing more than 7% per year on average. Myanmar is at a crucial point of development and hence, Myanmar is seeking a balance between economic growth and sustainable development. The paper Green Growth Potential Assessment: Myanmar country report presents the results obtained from the GGGI's Green Growth Performance Assessment, which maps out the challenges Myanmar is facing from a green growth perspective.
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), GGKP Annual Conference, Seoul National University
As a prelude to scaled-up deployment of electric vehicles, this paper examines the economic feasibility of replacing the current fleet of fossil fuel taxis in Seoul with electric vehicle (EV) taxis by phasing the former out based on their opertional lifetime.
This Insight Brief Solutions for the Missing Middle: The Case for Large-Scale Mini-Grid Development demonstrates how mini grids powered by solar photovoltaics (PV) and energy storage systems (ESS) can provide energy access to 800 million people who do not live near a centralized electric grid.
The Green Growth Potential Assessment (GGPA) is a rapid diagnostic tool that lays out the appropriate green growth interventions based on solid understanding of a country’s key development challenges in various green growth areas.