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Underpinning all dimensions of the Green Economy Initiative (GEI) is a focus on robust economic research and policy analysis. In addition to relying on in-house capacity, the GEI is leveraging significant green economy expertise within its global network of partners, which includes other UN organizations, academic institutes, think tanks, businesses, and environmental groups. This emerging “community of practice” has expertise in: Analysing challenges and opportunities in specific green sectors, including agriculture, cities, fisheries, forests, green buildings, industry, renewable energy, tourism, transport, waste management and water; Generating quantitative analysis and developing macroeconomic models that assess the impact of green investments; and Identifying the enabling conditions and policy options for making a shift towards a green economy. Most GEI research effor...

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