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The Understanding the Development of Agriculture in Brazil and Bilateral Trade and Investment Relationship with China in the Sector, 2022

The Report, a country-specific report focusing on the development of Brazil’s agriculture and livestock industry, identifies the vital actors, initiatives, and investment opportunities in bilateral agricultural economic and trade cooperation between Brazil and China.
Brazil’s Certificate Seal for Cabon Neutral Agricultural Products Study Report, 2022

This Study Report explains Brazil's concept, development, and utilization of carbon neutrality.It profoundly discusses the establishment of Brazil’s carbon-neutral beef system and how China can learn from it.
Vietnamese Rooftop Solar PV Technical and Financial Analysis – Case of Industrial Zones, 2022

Under the framework of the Global Climate Action Initiative (GCAI), the Global Environmental Institute (GEI) is collaborating with its Vietnamese partner, a non-governmental organization (NGO) called Green Innovation and Development Centre (Green ID), to accelerate the development of rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in 18 industrial zones in Vietnam. This report adopts the Renewable Energy Implementation (REI) toolkit to conduct an analysis of rooftop solar PV policy, and to assess the technical potential and environmental benefits of the selected 18 industrial zones. In addition, this report takes the Quan Ngang (1 and 2) industrial zone as an example to evaluate its financial performance under the baseline scenario.
Solar-powered Business: Technical and Financial Analysis of Industrial and Tourism Zone in Indonesia, 2022

Under the framework of the Global Climate Action Initiative (GCAI), the Global Environmental Institute (GEI) is collaborating with Indonesian energy and climate think-tank partner, the Institute for Essential Services Reform (IESR), to accelerate the development of rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in commercial buildings and industrial zones in Indonesia. This report is the second part of the Indonesian solar PV potential assessment project, following the first report released in 2021, Beyond 207 Gigawatts: Unleashing Indonesia’s solar potential, which estimated the national solar resources.

Full List of Titles

Mangrove Ecosystem Restoration Guide, China, 2019

Industrial Rooftop Solar Photovoltaic Power Program Technical Implementation Document: Huangpu Economic Development Zone, Guangzhou, China, 2018

Policy Study and Analysis: Promoting Sustainable Soybean Import Trade in China, 2018

How China’s Policy Banks Can Support Sustainable Foreign Investment, 2017

Integrating Natural Capital into Policy Design in China: Qinghai Pilot, 2017

Comparing Financial Institutions’ Environmental and Social Policies: Chinese and International Development Banks, 2017

Exploring the third-party evaluation method that applies for China’s South-South Cooperation on Climate Change In-Kind Aid, 2017

China’s Involvement in Coal-Fired Power Projects Along the Belt and Road, 2017

Chinese NGOs Going Global: Current Situation, Challenges and Policy Recommendations, 2016

China Africa Investment Treaties, 2017 (IIED)

Cambodian FDI Policy and Management System: Analysis of Chinese Investments in Cambodia, 2016

Vietnamese FDI Policy and Management System: Analysis of Chinese Investments and Contracting in Vietnam, 2016

Chinese Investments in Myanmar: A Scoping Study, 2016

Timber flow study: export/import discrepancy analysis – China vs. Mozambique, Cameroon, Uganda and DRC, 2015

Series of China’s “Going Global” — Understanding China’s Overseas Investments Governance and Analysis of Environmental & Social Policies, 2015

Series of China’s “Going Global” — Lao Policy and Management on FDI and Chinese Hydropower, Mining, Agricultural Investments in Laos, 2014

Environmental and Social Challenges of China’s Going Global, 2013

Environmental Policies on China’s Investment Overseas, 2011

China Insight: Rural Financing, Energy Conservation, and Forest Resources, 2008

Titles in Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT) Series

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