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Ethiopia’s Climate Resilient Green Economy Strategy (Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, 2011); http://www.ethcrge.info/crge.php
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Towards a Green Economy: Pathways to Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication (UNEP, 2011); www.unep.org/greeneconomy
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