Case Studies

The GGKP Case Studies Database provides real world examples of the development and implementation of green growth policies and practices. Case studies included in this database are typically focused on specific sectors, themes, or countries.  For deeper research and analysis around green growth topics, please visit the GGKP Resource Library

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December 2017
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
The paper Reforming Agricultural Subsidies to Support Biodiversity in Switzerland analyses the reform of Switzerland’s agricultural policy framework, which reoriented subsidies to better target policy objectives, including for biodiversity.
December 2017
National Statistics Office of Mongolia, Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), International Labour Organization (ILO)
The report Employment in the Environmental Sector and Green Jobs in Mongolia describes a pilot survey which was conducted to collect data on environmental sector employment and green jobs in Mongolia.
December 2017
Climate Investment Funds (CIF)
The case study Sustainable Forests, Sustainable Communities: A Case Study of the Forest Investment Program in Mexico explores the outcomes of the FIP in Mexico, finding that the program has been successful in achieving a mix of objectives.
November 2017
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
The study, Best Green Business Practices among MSMEs in the Food Processing Industry of the Philippines, aims to promote pioneering cases of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) sharing their stories on how their committed actions to protect the surrounding environment and resources became beneficial both financially and socially
November 2017
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), Institute of Tropical Forest Conservation (ITFC)
For the past 20 years a revenue-sharing scheme has been in place for communities surrounding Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda. The learning evaluation Lessons Learnt from 20 Years of Revenue Sharing at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda looks at how revenue sharing might become more effective and more equitable.
October 2017
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Gender and Adaptation Planning in the Agricultural Sectors: Uganda Case Study 2017 chronicles Uganda’s experiences developing a gender‑responsive National Adaptation Plan for the Agricultural Sector (NAP-Ag) and related capacity development for gender-responsive planning, budgeting and policy formulation.
October 2017
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
The report Green Growth in Cebu, Philippines explores policies and governance systems to promote green growth in Metro Cebu, Philippines, and provides recommendations for enhancing Cebu’s green growth potential.
August 2017
Economics of Land Degradation (ELD)
This regional report presents the findings of the research reports from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan, and provides policy recommendations for sustainable land management for decision-makers on national and regional level.
August 2017
Economics of Land Degradation (ELD)
The case study, The Economics of Conventional and Organic Cotton Production in Benin presents an analysis of the economics of pesticides use and resulting occupational health issues in cotton production.
August 2017
Economics of Land Degradation (ELD)
The Economics of Land Degradation (ELD) case study of Namibian highlights the economic and environmental benefits of bush control on national and local level.

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March 2019
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
To support Ministry of Construction (MOC) to implement the NDC, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has conducted an assessment of the potential green city actions that would help achieve Viet Nam’s NDC commitments. This paper, Achieving Viet Nam’s NDC in the Urban Sector, outlines the findings from the assessment in two sectors contributing the majority of urban GHG emissions: waste and energy.
February 2019
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of congestion pricing on the demand for clean transport modes.

January 2019
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
This report, Mobilization of Private Investment in Green Growth in Viet Nam, outlines the work the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has done in Viet Nam, examining multiple case studies focused on green growth policy support and investment mobilization for bankable projects, and provides recommendations on engaging the private sector in green growth financing.
January 2019
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
This case study research examines six water quality trading (WQT)/offset programs from Canada, the United States and New Zealand and highlights specific policy and program mechanisms that enabled the programs to achieve their goals of reduced nutrient and contaminant loading.