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Innovations In Green Economy: Top Three Agenda

By David South southasiadiasters.net December 2013 The transition to a green economy has reached a crossroads: while multilateral global initiatives have been long-running and complex, the idea of a green economy still seems fragile and achieving it far from certain. In the face of the ravages of the global economic crisis that has raged since 2007/2008, […]

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US $450 Million Pledged for Green Economy Investments at Kenyan GSSD Expo

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY  Innovators working in the global green economy could benefit from over US $450 million in investment recently pledged at the UN’s Global South-South Development Expo (GSSD Expo) held in Nairobi, Kenya. A combination of green investors, businesses, governments and others came together at the UN Environment […]

Caribbean Island St. Kitts Goes Green for Tourism

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY Going green may sound like the right thing to do but it can also be associated with being a costly burden and boring. But, as one island nation is proving, being green is a great selling point for attracting tourists and investors – especially in […]

Asian Factories Starting to go Green

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY Media headlines have recently highlighted the growing air pollution crisis in Asia’s expanding cities. This is caused by a mix of factors – the growing number of vehicles, coal-powered factories, people burning dirty fuels to heat their homes, and poor enforcement of standards – and […]