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Pep15 Moving Towards Green Economies And Green Jobs

  1. 1. Moving towards Green Economies and Green Jobs PEP Meeting Malawi 3rd March 2010 Vijay Chaturvedi Development Alternatives New Delhi, India
  2. 2. The Sustainability Imperative … more urgent than ever before
  3. 3. People and Nature are silent victims of the way our economies have grown
  4. 4. What kinds of Economies will fulfill their needs ?
  5. 5. People working with Nature will secure the future of our planet IF
  6. 6. Key Stakeholders Governments, the Private Sector, Academia and Civil Society Organizations promote new knowledge and alternative institutional structures that inspire change in a methodical and non-confrontational manner
  7. 7. Green Growth with escalating energy costs and emphasis on environmental performance Large Companies and the Public Sector will find it profitable or be compelled to invest in “Greening” their Corporations … with very few new jobs and inadequate service delivery to the poor
  8. 8. Inclusive Growth the people driven approach…. … is measured in livelihood security Jobs and Basic Needs
  9. 9. Green Economies imply Green and Inclusive Growth through Green Enterprises and Green Jobs
  10. 10. Green Economies Streams of Activities (DA)
  11. 11. Watershed planning and management Wasteland rejuvenation Enhanced productivity from farmlands Rejuvenating the Natural Resource Base
  12. 12. Farm based enterprises Off farm enterprises and services Hierarchy of support systems Promoting Livelihood Enterprises
  13. 13. Drinking water and sanitation Health Rural energy Education Rural roads ICT Upgrading Village Infrastructure
  14. 14. Formal and informal community institutional systems Linkages with district, state and national institutional mechanisms Seamless synergies to accelerate rural development Building / Strengthening Institutional Systems
  15. 15. Green Enterprises – drivers of change Innovation Implementation Influence
  16. 16. Compressed Earth Blocks
  17. 17. Micro Concrete Roofing
  18. 18. Ferrocement Roofing Channels
  19. 19. Vertical Shaft Brick Kiln
  20. 20. Renewable Energy Enterprises
  21. 21. Handloom Textiles Technology
  22. 22. Recycled Handmade Paper
  23. 23. Network Enablers TARAhaat TARA Livelihood Academy
  24. 24. TARA Livelihood Academy • Employment Skills Entrepreneurship Skills
  25. 25. Poorest Areas Civil Society (PACS) Programme supported by DFID The program Covered over 20,000 villages in around 90 districts of 6 states through a network of 600 NGOs and 25,000 community based organizations. Women of Piwadi in Jalna district The 1st step towards Restoring the dignity of the of Maharashtra win battle against local self-governance in Jharkhand Musahars in rural Bihar alcoholism
  26. 26. CLEAN-India Programme
  27. 27. Policy Influence
  28. 28. Achievements and Impact Economic: over one million livelihoods Technology enterprises have marketed 100 million tiles; 100 million bricks; 50,000 houses and continue to grow. Environment: Over 48,000 environment conservation initiatives with a network of 1.25 million schools children. Social: Empowered over 1.3 million poor to claim their rights and entitlements through a network of 25,000 community based organizations.
  29. 29. 2010….. Taking it further with TARAgram Yatra 2010 17th – 21st September Towards Green Economies - scalable solutions for people and our planet
  30. 30. People working with Nature through Green Jobs, Green Enterprises in Green Economies will secure the future of our planet
  31. 31. Thank you