SUPPORTING A GREEN ECONOMIC RECOVERY  

As the global effects of COVID-19 unfolded in 2020, PAGE worked quickly to assess and adapt to the needs of our Partner Countries in order to support green economic recovery efforts. 

These coordinated initiatives have led to targeted green recovery programming starting in January 2021. 

INFLUENCING AND SUPPORTING POLICY DEVELOPMENT TO ADVANCE IGE TRANSITIONS 

The policies and initiatives developed by PAGE partner countries — including strategies, action plans, and coordinating boards — guide their respective journeys to build inclusive green economies.

  • Mauritius: National Program 2020-2024, Towards an Inclusive, High Income and Green Mauritius, Forging Ahead Together 
  • Senegal: National Platform for Green Economy
  • Burkina Faso: National Green Economy Strategy Action Plan 

  • Kyrgyz Republic: Program for the Development of Green Economy and Coordination Commission on Green Economy and Climate Change   
  • Mato Grosso:  Strategic Plan for the Development of Renewable Energy and Sustainable Management Plan for the Historic Center of Cuiabá
  • Argentina: Green Job and Just Transition, and Sustainable Production Board
  • Indonesia: Low Carbon Development Initiative Phase 2 and National Medium-Term Development Plan 2020-2024

BUILDING KNOWLEDGE ON IGE TRANSITIONS  

PAGE-supported studies contribute to building knowledge on green economy and inform future policy developments within partner countries. 

  • Ghana: National Study on skills for Green Jobs
  • Burkina Faso: Study on the Impact of Artisanal Gold Mining on Sustainable Agriculture

  • Senegal: Rapid Assessment of Waste Management and Collector's Cooperatives
  • South Africa:  Green Economy Progress (GEP) Measurement Framework  and Feasibility Study for Biomaterials 

  • Jiangsu Province: 2015-2017 Green Economy Progress Measurement Report
  • Kyrgyz Republic:  Investment opportunities for the development of a green economy 
  • Mato Grosso:  Tool to Assess Opportunities for Generating Employment and Income in Specific Economic Sectors, Diagnostic of Socioeconomic, Productive and Environmental Factors of the Vale do Mangaval Rural Settlement in Cáceres, Assessment on Learning and Inclusive Green Economy and Report on State, National and International Experiences on Green Buildings
  • Uruguay: Green Economy Learning Assessment and Capacities Building Plan 
  • Argentina: Green Economy Stocktaking, Assessment on Linkages Between the 2030 Agenda and Just Transition for Green Recovery, and Labor Diagnostics of Just Transition to a Green Economy 
  • Indonesia: Green Economy Stocktaking Report

BUILDING INDIVIDUAL GREEN ECONOMY CAPACITY 

Building individual capacity is a key ingredient to fostering long-term commitments to Inclusive Green Economy. PAGE partner countries contributed to individual capacity with various trainings and workshops in 2020. 

  • Mauritius: Three workshops to mainstream IGE into recurrent courses for civil servants and secondary school curricula 
  • Burkina Faso: Green entrepreneurship training for business owners  

  • South Africa: Virtual training workshop on "Climate Smart Agriculture and Trade Opportunities" 
  • Kyrgyz Republic: 25 half-day online training sessions on green economic modeling for government 
  • Guyana: Online training on green trade and industry
  • India: Development of sustainability training modules and pilot program for National Academy of Indian Railways

INSTITUTIONALIzING CAPACITY-BUILDING ON GREEN ECONOMY 

PAGE learning initiatives strengthen knowledge on green economy - for current and future leaders - to foster positive, long-term change. 


INFORMING THE GREEN ECONOMY DEBATE  

Through national and global events, PAGE sparks global conversations on green economy to encourage knowledge-sharing, inspire informed debate and advance commitments to sustainability in international fora. 

  • February: Third edition of the National Green Economy Days, Senegal 
  • July: PAGE Side-Event at High Level Political Forum in New York, USA 
  • October: Second edition “Uruguay Circular Towards a New Economy” awards, Uruguay 

For latest updates on Green Recovery developments, visit our COVID Hub here.