One of the challenges that policymakers face in promoting and justifying low emissions development (LED) or ‘green economy’ projects is effectively articulating and quantifying the positive socio-economic benefits that LED projects produce.
Khangezile Primary School in South Africa was one of four schools chosen by Earthlife Africa, an environmental justice organization, to have renewable energy technology installed in the school as part of the Sustainable Energy and Livelihoods project.
The municipal fleet costs and environmental impacts calculator can be used to estimate the costs, air pollution emissions of fossil fuel and alternative bus fleets, and greenhouse gas emissions associated with a given municipal bus fleet over ten years.
As part of its support to various municipalities and organizations in South Africa in mainstreaming low emissions development, the South Africa Low Emissions Development (SA-LED) Program supported Blue Karoo Trust, a fish farm specializing in breeding catfish as an alternative to pilchards to sell commercially.
To help the Government of South Africa reduce its waste footprint in a sustainable way that aligns with the green economy vision in its National Development Plan 2030, the USAID South Africa Low Emissions Development (SA-LED) program developed the South Africa Waste Management Decision-Making Tool.
This webinar presented highlights from the USAID-funded Climate Economic Analysis, Development, Investment, and Resilience (CEADIR) Activity’s Climate Finance Assessment: Opportunities for Scaling Up Financing for Clean Energy, Sustainable Landscapes, and Adaptation.
To help the Government of South Africa to reduce its waste footprint in a sustainable way, the USAID South Africa Low Emissions Development (SA-LED) program developed a data collection methodology to analyze and characterize various waste streams.