The green economy as a sustainable development path

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According to the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA), South Africa sees green economy as a sustainable development path, addressing the interdependence between economic growth, social protection and the natural ecosystem. The department has been undertaking several programmes and project-level interventions within the green economy space, such as:

  • Non-Motorised Transport Programme (NMT)
  • Switch Africa Green (SAG)
  • National Green Fund (GF)
  • Partnership for Action on the Green Economy (PAGE)
  • Biogas to energy generation from agricultural waste (promotion of SMMEs)
  • Waste Water Treatment Plants (feasibility of renewable energy and energy efficiency in waste water treatment plants [WWTP])
  • Advanced Integrated Solid Waste Management (AISWM)
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