As a concept, green growth advocates for complimenting actions between how we utilize our natural resources and our daily development endeavors.Furthermore, green growth orients policy and associated subsequent actions in regard to climate change issues. The United Nations sustainability website provides a historical reference to the origin of the concept. In practical terms for countries of Africa, the concept derives from Rio+20 global commitment to pursue a development approach that ensures inter -generation equity with regards to availability of natural resources and eradication of absolute poverty through green economy.
It is commendable that research has led to various innovations and technologies in the energy, water, agriculture sectors and value-chain supply as illustrated by articles in this issue of Joto Afrika.
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