Week 1: Green Growth: A New Growth Strategy for Asia and the Pacific

Discussion in Low Carbon Green Growth Roadmap Start by SDKP Administrator | 3 years ago

SDKP Administrator
Administrator
Administrator
United Nations
Thailand
#1 | 3 years ago
How has your government perceived the challenges described in the Part I? What are the plans, if any, that are being developed by your government to address them?
Kyi Kyi Win Shwe
Managing Director
University of Thai Chamber of Commerce ( UTCC)
Myanmar
#2 | 21/11/2016 16:04:47
The Myanmar government has presented its long-awaited economic policy on July 29, highlighting the importance of developing a market-oriented system “in all sectors” and establish an economic framework in support of national reconciliation.
The policy puts national reconciliation as the top priority, based on a “just balancing of sustainable resource mobilisation and allocation across states and regions”.
The government will ensure that natural resource extraction is transparent and sustainable and will extend the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative remit to include the mining industry, it says, and will also weigh up the costs and benefits of economic policies for their impact across the entire country.
Earlier this week the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Conservation demonstrated its intention to shake up the troubled mining industry, by announcing that jade and gems mining permits will not be renewed until new laws are in place.

Thelma Arko
Postgraduate programmes coordinator
KNUST Africa Institute of Sanitation and Waste Management
Ghana
#3 | 22/11/2016 17:19:17
There are efforts to identify actions supportive of green growth transition in Ghana. Some of which include:
1. encouraging the manufacture of environmental and renewable energy technologies.
2.supporting green industry trade.
Several options for greening have been proposed some of which include:
1. proposals have been made to the manufacturing center to reduce resource use particularly energy.
2. Expanded use of current regulatory authorities.
3.More effective use of industrial zoning authority
4. Timely collection of data on industrial activity
5. resource use and environmental impacts
6. expansion of the pollutant disclosure program
7. more systematic review of the resource efficiency of imported technology
8. financial assistance for the manufacture of accessories for and assembly of renewable energy technologies
9. encouragement of greater public advocacy
Diyaz Basieitov
Director of the Department of Technology Transfer and Innovations
International Green Technologies and Investment Projects Centre
Kazakhstan
#4 | 03/08/2018 07:46:27
Hello.. Can't launch Quiz 1 after completing Module 1
Krishna Varma
Administrator
System Analyst
United Nations
India
#5 | 17/08/2018 04:08:27
Hi
dan carter
CEO
CANADIAN HEMP FARMERS ALLIANCE
Canada
#6 | 17/09/2019 15:58:08
Hi,

Global governments need to all adopt growing hemp as well adopt functional hemp based products into there Sustainable Development Plans.
1 acre of hemp contributes to sequestering 20,000lbs of C02 emissions per acre.
The Canadian Hemp Farmers Alliance https://www.canadianhempfarmersalliance.com has developed the roadmap to Success on how to become a Net Zero Country.
Canada would need to contribute to growing 77 Million acres to become net Zero country. Canada has 150 Million acres fo farmable land available meaning in 365 days hemp can sequester 100% of the C02 emissions.
In order for this to happen and for governments to adopt the Sustainable Development Agenda of the Canadian Hemp Farmers Alliance we would need:
1) United Nations departments to open procurement opportunities
2) Canadian Federal, Provincial and Municipal governments also need to open procurements for functional hemp based products to be purchased

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