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Mobilizing a local green economy – GreenCape in the Western Cape, South Africa

Mobilizing a local green economy – GreenCape in the Western Cape, South Africa

Illustrating the sector development agency model and the specific approach used by GreenCape in South Africa, with some key examples of successful initiatives.
Themes
  • Finance
  • Subnational Integration
Location

South Africa, Africa

Case Summary

Through its work across government, business, and academia, GreenCape has contributed to realizing significant private sector investment and employment in green business, technologies, and manufacturing in South Africa’s Western Cape province. This case study illustrates the sector development agency model and the specific approach used by GreenCape, with some key examples of successful initiatives. Further examples can be found in an Appendix with more Green Cape project results.

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