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Green economy meets political economy: Lessons from the "Aceh Green" initiative, Indonesia

Swainson, Luke; Mahanty, Sango


In the search for effective approaches to sustainable development, a 'green economy' has been touted by key UN bodies and donors as a ‘triple-win’ solution. Through a political economy lens, this paper examines the prospects and barriers of this approach. The analysis focuses on the Aceh Green intervention in Indonesia, initiated in 2007. Aceh Green was one of the first attempts within Indonesia and globally to transform economic and environmental management systems in an integrated,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Global Environmental Change - Human and Policy Dimensions
DOI: 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2018.10.009


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