Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Green Growth and Developing Countries OECD Consultation
There are concerns that green economy policies could lead to new trade barriers and a corporate takeover of natural resources. The central problem is that the phrase has multiple definitions, and its mechanism (markets and pricing, government subsidies and regulation, government investment, capacity building, and stakeholder partnerships and collaboration) may be contradictory.
Although it is much misunderstood, green growth may be the best option for developing countries to achieve sustainable development.
Click here for the Green Growth and Developing Countries consultative draft report document (pdf).
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