The compendium informs policymakers and technical experts at national and subnational levels involved with the UNFCCC process about the opportunities for and challenges related to climate change mitigation in the agriculture, forestry and other land uses (AFOLU) sector.
The study commences with an overview of the climate mitigation support provided in chapter 1. The overview is visualised in a figure showing country targeting, sector focus etc. The study continues in chapter 2, which covers three elementslisted. The first element is the 2015 evaluation of the climate envelope and the follow up. It also relates to the overall strategic […]
This paper utilises a combination of a political economy approach and a GVC framework to analyse the dynamics of the wind energy value chain in South Africa. The paper focuses on the complex intertwined interplay between energy and industrial policy and shows how they negatively impacted on efforts to increase localisation of domestic manufacturing and services industries. It discusses the […]
Sustainable business model (SBM) research and practice has grown rapidly in the last two decades, not only showing the traits of an emerging research field, but also having an impact on business practices and government policies. Despite the wide-ranging academic and practical debates on SBMs, the academic literature still needs approaches specifically tailored to support the design of SBMs in […]
Given the increasing cost-competiveness of renewable energy (RE) technologies, competitive auction schemes have increasingly been adopted in recent years across various developed and developing countries. Local content requirements(LCRs) are frequently used as part of RE auction schemes to promote local industrial development. In this paper, we present a review of the literature on the effectiveness of LCRs in fostering local […]
How the private sector engages in adaptation represents a significant research gap in the climate change adaptation field, with focus traditionally falling upon adaptation at a household-, community- and national-level. In the last decadehowever, the private sector has begun to receive greater attention, particularly with regards to how it can contribute to achieving global adaptation goals. In this shift however, […]
The Enhanced Transparency Framework (ETF) is a crucial component of the Paris Agreement, designed to provide a better understanding of actual progress in climate action, as well as better accountability of the resources assigned and outcomes achieved in the process. Internationally funded activities like the Capacity-building Initiative for Transparency (CBIT) are fundamental to build the institutional and technical capacities of […]