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October 2017
Tanzania Traditional Energy Development Organization (TaTEDO), World Resources Institute (WRI)

For communities across sub-Saharan Africa, a consistent and affordable supply of electricity can open new possibilities for socioeconomic progress. Mini-grids—electrical generation and distribution systems of less than 10 megawatts—can play a role.

September 2017
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)

The International Journal on Green Growth and Development is an effort to stir a debate around emerging ‘green’ concepts and development.

September 2017
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
The report "The Land‑Water‑Energy Nexus: Biophysical and Economic Consequences" published by the OECD addresses the following question: What would be the global and regional biophysical and economic consequences by 2060 because of policy inaction regarding the limited availability of land, water and energy, given their interlinkages?
September 2017
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)
This working paper "Budgeting for NDC action – Initial lessons from climate-vulnerable countries" addresses the following question: are climate change-related expenditures starting to appear in national budgets to secure the early implementation of countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)?
September 2017
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
This Insight Brief "Solutions for the Missing Middle: The Case for Large-Scale Mini-Grid Development" published by the GGGI 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.
September 2017
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)
The G20 has committed to phasing out inefficient fossil fuel subsidies. Such measures, intended to favour energy security or protect the poor from high fuel costs, encourage the extraction and wasteful consumption of fuels, undermine the competitiveness of renewable energy, and further aggravate climate change. Yet despite the G20 pledge and mandates under the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Agreement, reform has been slow.
September 2017
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), LEAD Pakistan, Emerald Network Ltd.
This working paper "Working across scales – learning from seven years of climate compatible development in Asia" assesses the value of stimulating climate compatible development initiatives at multiple levels of governance, from the local to the national, as well as the global.
September 2017
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)

The paper "Leveraging the Services Sector for Inclusive Value Chains in Developing Countries" analyses how increased competitiveness in services can drive sustainable development opportunities in value chains in developing countries.

September 2017
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)

The information note "Small-scale Fisheries and Subsidies Disciplines: Definitions, Catches, Revenues, and Subsidies" summarises how small-scale fisheries are identified in international instruments and academic literature and provides estimates of the proportions of total catch, landed value and

September 2017
Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)
The Caribbean region’s Small Island Developing States (SIDS) face considerable threats from climate change, and considerable costs to cope with and adapt to climate impacts that exceed their financial capacity.

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