This analytical document outlines the practical necessity of identifying and examining policy options for pursuing a transformational agenda that is aimed at reconciling economic growth with ecological limits and social equity. It includes an examination of the transformational changes that have occurred in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS), and the role the BRICS countries can play in supporting Africa towards achieving a similar type of green transformation.

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Organization: UNECA, UNEP

Topics: Agriculture and Food, Economic and Development Planning, Energy, Green Jobs/Economy, Technology, COP22 List of UN Publications

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2014

Language: English