Webinar: clean energy, smart agriculture, sanitation and resilient communities
20th February 10:00-11:30 (CET)
9th Feb 2018 by Green Growth Knowledge Platform Members
How can we deliver access to energy, sanitation, and opportunities for socio-economic development to poor communities facing accelerated climate change? How can we ensure that this contributes to green growth and green business development?
GREEN-WIN can provide practical answers to these challenging questions by drawing insights from key projects that have implemented integrated "win-win" solutions for clean energy, smart agriculture and waste and greywater management in rural communities in India and Indonesia, and informal peri-urban settlements in South Africa.
Join the GGKP on 20th February 10:00-11:30 (CET) for a webinar to explore lessons from the Genius of SPACE, Zonke Energy, su-re.co (sustainability & resilience) and Development Alternatives projects. Topics to be discussed include enabling policy conditions, community education and engagement, investment opportunities and green business models, and the design and implementation of transformative win-win solutions.
- J. David Tàbara, Senior Associate Researcher, Institute of Environmental Science and Technology, Autonomous University of Barcelona
- Takeshi Takama, CEO, su-re.co
- Lauren Hermanus, Research Associate, African Climate and Development Initiative
- Gina Ziervogel, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental & Geographical Science, University of Cape Town
- Moderated by: Sandy Bisaro, Institutional Economist and Researcher, Global Climate Forum
Presentations will be followed by a moderated discussion and Q&A with the audience.
The GREEN-WIN project is a major international transdisciplinary research collaboration applying a solution-oriented approach targeted at increasing the understanding of links between climate action and sustainability and overcoming implementation barriers through win-win strategies. The project critically assessing where and under which conditions win-win and in particular green growth strategies work in practice and where fundamental trade-offs must be faced.
About the GGKP
The Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) is a global partnership of international organisations and experts that identifies and addresses major knowledge gaps in green growth theory and practice. Founded by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Bank, the GGKP draws together over 50 partners organisations.