Ad hoc experts group meeting on Strengthening the capacity of West African States on green economy for mitigation of climate change:concept note
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa. Subregional Office West Africa (SRO-WA);
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The green economy has gained currency in the global efforts to address climate change and ensure sustainable development. There is mounting evidence that unless the pursuit of economic growth and poverty reduction is done sustainably there will be both an environmental degradation and developmental reversal in the years ahead. Various debates are coalescing around the idea that with sufficient efforts a three-pronged goal of high economic growth, environmental protection and employment creation is achievable.