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05 June 2013
Number of pages:193
About this publication
Rapidly accelerating growth in developing countries raises the stakes for investments in development but also the opportunities to choose how to develop. Green models for development offer an alternative that relies on and values natural assets which are essential to the well-being and livelihoods of people in developing countries. Putting Green Growth at the Heart of Development explains why green growth is vital to secure a more sustainable future for developing countries. Covering 74 policies and measures from 37 countries and 5 regional initiatives, this publication outlines an action-oriented twin-track agenda to guide national and international policies and practices to successfully tackle green growth.
Table of contents
Chapter 1: Understanding the development dimension of green growth
Chapter 2: Why is green growth vital for developing countries?
Chapter 3: An agenda for action on national green growth policy
Chapter 4: International co-operation on green growth
Chapter 5: Measuring progress towards green growth
Chapter 6: Gearing up for green growth across the developing world
Annex A: Index of developing country examples