Integrating Green Economy into Ghana's Medium-Term Development Plan
Ghana has been participating in the global UNDP-DESA-UNEP Joint Programme for “Supporting a Green Economy Transition in Developing Countries and LDCs: Building towards Rio+20 and Beyond” funded by the Government of Netherlands. Through this Green Economy Joint Programme (GEJP), UNDP Ghana is providing technical and financial support to the Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology and Innovation (MESTI) to help convene national dialogues on inclusive green economy. The joint programme is being conducted in phases.
The purpose of the phase 2 of the programme is to provide technical support to MESTI and other national partners to implement the road map which was developed under the expert meetings under the phase 1. The road map aims to advocate for mainstreaming inclusive green economy principles into the successor medium-term national development framework.
Funding for phase 2 is intended to facilitate and ensure an integrated programmatic approach to support inclusive green economy approaches that draw on its multi-disciplinary expertise across relevant areas of environment, energy, inclusive growth, poverty reduction, gender, and capacity development, as well as its convening power and ability to facilitate South-South learning, knowledge sharing and access to international experiences and expertise.
One of the key activities that have to be implemented under Phase 2 is the development of strategy paper and training materials on Green Economy mainstreaming.
The total budget is US$ 50,000 and it is financed by the Government of Netherlands