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November 2018
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
This report looks at the emerging concept of “Blue BioTrade”— a new tool to promote sustainability and equity focused on marine-based products and services. It describes how the application of the Blue BioTrade concept can promote sustainable and equitable economic sectors and value chains that rely on marine and coastal resources, and includes a proposal for implementing a Blue BioTrade approach.
September 2018
Ramsar Convention on Wetlands
The Global Wetland Outlook examines the state and trends of wetlands. It reviews the drivers of wetland loss and degradation, identifies knowledge gaps, highlights successes and best practices, and outlines responses for the wetland community and other sectors to maintain or restore the ecological character of the world's wetlands.
June 2018
World Bank Group
Before It’s Too Late: Deriving sustainable value from wildlife in the western Congo Basin presents lessons from international experience for creating economic value from wildlife to help address the rapid decline of wildlife resources in the the Western Congo Basin while contributing to both poverty alleviation and conservation.
October 2017
Belize Fisheries Department, Belize Audubon Sociery, Wildtracks Belize, Southern Environmental Association (SEA), Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF)
The report Natural Heritage, Natural Wealth: Highlighting the Economic Benefits of the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System World Heritage Site aims to capture some insight into Belize’s natural wealth through an economic assessment of the contribution of the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System (BBRRS) to the economy.
November 2016
Nordic Council of Ministers
The report Nordic best practices: Relevant for UNEP 10YFP on sustainable tourism and information presents nineteen initiatives on the themes of sustainable tourism and consumer information. They are presented in a manner designed to facilitate a comparison of their respective strengths, key results, and novelty as well as to draw lessons learned of each particular case.
June 2016
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)

The report Green Economy Scoping Study for Saint Lucia couples an in-depth analysis of Saint Lucia’s agriculture and tourism sectors with a more general review of manufacturing, transport and construction, integrating the key elements of energy, water and waste management.

May 2016
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), SwitchMed Programme
Assessment Report on Sustainable Consumption and Production Policies in Palestine closely assessed the status of Sustainable Consumption and Production in Palestine, through highlighting strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats,and various initiatives, in addition to the roles of the national stakeholders. The SCP assessment will be the milestone upon which an SCP national action plan will be developed.
March 2016
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
The Green Economy Scoping Study for Jamaica identifies and assesses key opportunities for greening country’s economy as a way to advance sustainable development. It describes the context and identifies opportunities at the macroeconomic level, as well as in five key sectors: energy, agriculture, construction, water and sewerage, and tourism. Based on a qualitative assessment of challenges and opportunities in the country, it proposes key policy and programme interventions that can advance a green economy.
February 2016
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)

Tourism contributes to about 5% of total global greenhouse gas emissions, and the most common greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide (CO2), is emitted through goods and services related to tourism.

November 2015
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

Costa Rica is regarded by many as an economic and environmental success story, with an admirable record of ‘green growth’—economic growth that minimizes pollution and uses and manages resources efficiently.

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