Low Emission Capacity Programme / Enhanced Support

About the project

The project develops Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) for the industry and transport sectors, two areas identified as the main Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emitting sectors. The LEDS will identify and elaborate on specific actions to reduce emission levels and other ways to mitigate climate change. The project also works to improve the capacity of GHG inventory systems so that GHG data is better updated and managed, rendering it more usable.

Furthermore, the project develops Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) – an action plan to reduce emissions - one each for the transport and municipal solid waste management sectors. The NAMAs and LEDS will be monitored by systems developed by this project to measure, report, and verify their progress.

Project Objectives

1.      Strengthen national capacity for developing greenhouse gas inventory management systems, Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) and low-emission development strategies (LEDS)

2.      Design measuring, reporting and verification (MRV) systems to support implementation and evaluation of NAMAs and LEDS

3.      Facilitate the design and adoption of mitigation actions by selected industries

4.      Support the design of the associated MRV systems for industrial/private sector mitigation measures

UNDAF Outcomes and Outputs

UNDAF Outcome 1: By 2018, sustainable and green economic growth that is equitable, inclusive, climate and disaster resilient and promotes poverty reduction and employment opportunities particularly for vulnerable groups enhanced.

UNDAF Output 1.1: Policies and studies for integrated natural resource management, climate change adaptation/mitigation and poverty-environment nexus developed. 

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