University of Gothenburg
Lead organisation for this programme is The University of Gothenburg, key partners within the university manages: Environment for Development Initiative (EfD), and Gothenburg Centre for Sustainable Development (GMV).
Gothenburg Centre for Sustainable Development
Gothenburg Centre for Sustainable Development (GMV); GMV has substantial experiences of working with capacity development among government agencies in low-income countries in the area of green economy, strategic environmental assessment (SEA), environmental governance and sustainable development more generally; e.g. a Swedish Institute-financed program 2019-2020 on Inclusive green economy targeting government agencies in three of the partner countries in this program, and a Sida-financed International Training Programme (ITP) on SEA 2013-2019 in the program countries.
Environment for Development Initiative
Environment for Development Initiative (EfD); EfD has promoted academic capacity development on environmental economics during the last 15 years in the proposed program countries. It has managed to build a strong critical mass of green economy re-searchers and policy advisors that will be utilized in this program.
Other collaborating partner organizations contribute with expertise throughout the program. These are, among others: Policy Studies Institute, Ethiopia; Makerere University, Uganda; Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning (MINECOFIN); Rwanda; University of Nairobi, Kenya; University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; Environment for Development Initiative-Africa; World Resources Institute-Africa; African Development Institute (ADI), African Development Bank; Jönköping International Business School, Jönköping University; Swedish Environmental Protection Agency; and Swedish Tax Authority.