Economic Diversification

Renewable Energy a Step Closer for Solomon Islands as World Bank Group Approves Support to Tina River Hydro

Renewable Energy a Step Closer for Solomon Islands as World Bank Group Approves Support to Tina River Hydro

The World Bank approved US$33.6 million in funding for the Tina River Hydropower project in the Solomon Islands. With electricity costs in the Solomon Islands being among the highest in the world, the project aims to reduce this cost and end the country’s near-total reliance on diesel fuel for power.

Qatar Hosts Response Measures Workshop

Qatar Hosts Response Measures Workshop

A three-day workshop on views and experiences on “Economic diversification and transformation” and on “Just transition of the workforce and the creation of decent work and quality jobs” was held from 2 to 4 October 2016 in Doha, Qatar. The workshop was hosted by the Ministry of Municipality and Environment of Qatar […]

The role of economic diversification under the Climate Change Convention

The role of economic diversification under the Climate Change Convention

Climate change can have an impact on social and economic development of a country, regardless of its national policy. Indeed, the effects of the mitigation actions are global and therefore addressed in the broader context of negotiations.   What is economic diversification? Economic diversification is a transforming process where an […]