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Emission factors are coefficients that quantify the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions or removals per unit of human activity. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) maintains an open database of emission factors for all source categories to inform estimation of GHG emissions and removals; countries can use these default emission...


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This presentation titled "Incorporating Mangroves into National GHG Inventories" was presented by Amornwan Resanond, USAID LEAD Program at the Follow on Mangrove Ecosystems with Carbon Assessment Training in Cambodia during February 8-25, 2015.  


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This presentation titled "Sustainable Wetlands and Adaptation Mitigation Programs" was presented by Richard A. MacKenzie, Randy Kolka, Cynthia Mackie, Mathew Warren, J.Boone Kauffman, Joko Purbospito, Daniel Murdiyarso, Carl Trettin, and Erik Lilleskov from USDA Forest Service, Research & Development, Oregon State University, and CIFOR at the Follow on Mangrove Ecosystems...


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This presentation titled "Tropical Forested Wetlands and the global Carbon Cycle" was presented by Richard A. MacKenzie, USDA Forest Service, Research & Development at the Follow on Mangrove Ecosystems with Carbon Assessment Training in Cambodia during February 8-25, 2015. 


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This presentation titled "Distribution, trends, and regional threats mangrove ecosystems in Southeast Asia" was presented by Richard A. MacKenzie, USDA Forest Service, Research & Development at the Follow on Mangrove Ecosystems with Carbon Assessment Training in Cambodia during February 8-25, 2015.  


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This presentation titled "Biomass and Carbon Density Computation" was presented by Richard A. MacKenzie and Daniel Donato, USDA Forest Service, Research & Development at the Follow on Mangrove Ecosystems with Carbon Assessment Training in Cambodia during February 8-25, 2015.  


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This presentation titled "Belowground Protocol" was presented by Richard A. MacKenzie, USDA Forest Service, Research & Development at the Follow on Mangrove Ecosystems with Carbon Assessment Training in Cambodia during February 8-25, 2015. 


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This presentation titled "Aboveground protocol to assess carbon pools in mangroves and flooded forests" was presented by Patra Foulk, USDA Forest Service, Research & Development at the Follow on Mangrove Ecosystems with Carbon Assessment Training in Cambodia during February 8-25, 2015.

 


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Staff from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Low Emissions Asian Development (LEAD) program and U.S. Forest Service have developed a new multimedia guide to support field training on carbon accounting of mangroves and other forested wetlands in Asia. The annotated field guide aims to help trainers, researchers, and...


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Green growth is a new inclusive development paradigm to help countries increase resource efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and spur economic growth across all sectors of economy. To help communicate the concept of green growth and highlight the benefits that countries can enjoy through greening key sectors of the economy...


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This video provides an introduction to the USAID Private Financing Advisory Network-Asia, a 5-year program supporting clean energy businesses in the developing countries of South and Southeast Asia.  Click on the image below, or view at: http://youtu.be/bz49E5teqhg...


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The USAID LEAD program and US Forest Service, in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment of Cambodia, organized a field training in Koh Kong Province, Cambodia on a new global protocol for measuring the carbon stored in mangrove forests developed by the Sustainable Wetlands Adaptation and Mitigation program (SWAMP). SWAMP...


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This document provides an overview of the Asia LEDS Partnership, a voluntary regional network comprised of individuals and organizations from the public, private, and non-governmental sectors active in designing, promoting, and/or implementing LEDS and green growth initiatives in Asia. It is one of four regional platforms of...


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Countries around the world are increasingly seeking to adopt green growth strategies that help accelerate a country’s economic development while maximizing environmental and social benefits. LEDS are country-led, country-specific national strategic analysis and planning processes covering all economic sectors—based on sound analytical foundations—that articulate concrete actions, policies, programs, and implementation...


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The Indonesia Climate Change Trust Fund pools domestic and international resources to address mitigation and adaptation projects. This brief on the trust food is based on a presenation made by Ms. Syamsidar Thamrin, head of ICCTF Secretariat and Deputy Director for Weather and Climate, Indonesia National Development Planning Ministry (BAPPENAS),...


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Malaysia's Green Technology Financing Scheme promotes green investment by providing easier access to financing, at lower cost. This brief on the GTFS is based on a presentation by Mr. Syed Ahmad Syed Mustafa, Vice President of malaysian Green Technology Corporation, given at the Asia LEDS Partnership workshop on Accessing Finance...


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The Asian Greenhouse Gas Management Center (AGMC) is a new regional facility that serves as an “open platform” for coordinating and delivering state-of-the-art training, needs assessments, and innovative solutions for improved greenhouse gas management across Asia.  The AGMC was launched with support from USAID's Low Emissions Asian Development (LEAD) program.
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This report outlines what made 2013 another record year for renewables. Read about:
  • expansion of supporting policies in developing economies
  • additions to electricity generating capacity
  • progress made in renewables heating
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Mitigating climate change can be accomplished through policies, programmes or projects conceived specifically for that purpose. It can also be achieved with policies, programmes or projects that meet development priorities while taking into account climate concerns. Policies, programmes, or projects that consider development and climate objectives simultaneously can deliver co-benefits.
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This report summarizes presentations and topics presented at The Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Accessing Finance for Green Growth and LEDS that took place March 12-14, 2014 in Hanoi, Vietnam. The event brought together approximately 150 government officials from Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam, as well as experts and representatives from global climate...


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Considerable effort has been made to address the transition to a low-carbon economy. A key focus of these efforts has been on developing national low emissions development strategies (LEDS). Enabling these plans are well-functioning national, regional, and international low emission development networks and knowledge platforms. To better understand the role...


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EC-LEDS Fact Sheet: Advancing Low Emission Growth in the Philippines cover page

The Philippines, an island nation of nearly 100 million people and one of the world’s 15 most populous nations, is grappling with the challenge of expanding economic opportunities for its people. At the same time, it is one of the nations at greatest risk from climate change impacts, including rising...


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This fact sheet provides a summary of a two volume study of climate finance mechanisms in Asia based on a review of more than 200 climate change-related funds and financing mechanisms in the Asian region, along with interviews with 24 development financing institutions, banks, and private sector fund managers across...


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This video provides highlights of interviews with international experts, policymakers, and private sector representatives on the topic of financing for low-emission projects and initiatives in Asia. An estimated USD 140-175 billion annually will be required for developing countries to effectively mitigate the effects of climate change by 2030. The Asia...


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This document is Volume II of a report commissioned by the US Agency for International Development Regional Development Mission for Asia (USAID/RDMA) in April 2013, and based on a review of more than 200 climate change-related funds and financing mechanisms in the Asian region, along with interviews with 24 development...


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Bangladesh is widely considered to be one of the nations most threatened by climate change. With two-thirds of the country less than 20 feet above sea level, the intrusion of salt into freshwater wells, frequent flooding, and the displacement of people from their homes is an ongoing threat. At the...


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EC-LEDS Fact Sheet: U.S. Government Supports Low emission economic growth cover page

Countries around the world face the challenge of maintaining long-term sustainable economic growth and development under the threat of climate change. By identifying and pursuing a sustainable development pathway now, they are better positioned to reach their economic growth goals while addressing climate change impacts and lowering greenhouse gas (GHG)...


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Introduction and Background to CTI PFAN

The Private Financing Advisory Network (CTI PFAN) is a multilateral public-private partnership that nurtures promising, innovative clean and renewable energy projects by bridging the gap between investors and clean energy entrepreneurs and project developers.

CTI PFAN brings together private sector companies with...


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The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) regional Private Financing Advisory Network-Asia program will assist businesses, governments, and others in Asia’s developing countries to mobilize and scale up investments in clean energy. A previous USAID program had achieved broad success in mobilizing more than $275 million in new private investment for 21 clean energy projects...


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Khao Yai National Park, Thailand - During 23-25 October 2013, in Thailand’s Khao Yai National Park, experts from the USAID Low Emissions Asian Development (USAID LEAD) program, in collaboration with the USAID-funded Lowering Emissions in Asia’s Forests (LEAF) program, trained 33 participants from Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, and Malaysia on...


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This presentation, given on the sidelines of the nineteenth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 19) in November 2013 in Warsaw, Poland, provides an overview of the LEDS Global Partnership, a network of more than 100 countries and international programs that enhances coordination, information exchange, and cooperation to...


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28 December 2013: The Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) of the World Bank has published its annual report for 2013, marking the 30th year since ESMAP's founding. The report highlights programmes, results, outputs and budgetary information from 2013, and looks ahead at work to be undertaken in coming years....


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Vietnam Green Growth Strategy in Thanh Hoa Report cover page

This LEAD program presentation was given in Thanh Hoa, Vietnam by Scott Mueller from the LEAD team and the Institute for Sustainable Communities. Scott is also Co-Chair of the LEDS Global Partnership Working Group on Subnational LEDS.


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Guidance Note: Gender Sensitive REDD+ cover page

This Guidance Note aims to promote gender sensitive REDD+ processes as well as also support UN-REDD Programme partner countries and stakeholders in the preparation, development and implementation of gender sensitive national REDD+ strategies. Through five components, it provides the rationale for investing the time and resources, offers concrete examples...


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National greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories in Asia exhibit diversity in their methodological complexity, accuracy, and specificity to national circumstances. In addition, the majority of GHG inventory estimates rely on default GHG emission factors provided by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), as opposed to using country-specific emission factors (CSEFs)...


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This report, titled "Urban Development with Climate Co-Benefits: Aligning Climate, Environmental and Other Development Goals in Cities" and written by UN-IAS and supported by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan, provides insights of successful ways to promote, design, and implement the urban co-benefits approach.

The achievement of...


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Climate Finance Advisory Service by CDKN

The Climate Finance Advisory Service (CFAS), created by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), aims to provide climate finance advice in response to queries. Users of the service will be able to submit queries through the website. The service offering includes:

  • Rapid response service
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7 November 2013:  The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Risø Centre has released a working paper titled 'Sustainable Development Impacts of NAMAs: An integrated approach to assessment of co-benefits based on experience with the Clean Development Mechanism's (CDM).' The paper assesses the sustainable development impacts of Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs)...


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The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has released a report outlining results of its work from 2008-2012 in the Asia-Pacific region, highlighting the need to continue addressing social inclusion, climate impacts and governance issues. The report says that the region has already reached the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of halving poverty...


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Understanding where the world stands in relation to its low-carbon and climate-resilient investment goals is a more urgent task than ever. This report, published by the Climate Policy Initiative (CPI), a team of analysts and advisors that work to improve the energy and land use policies around the world with...


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The road to NAMAs

This report provides a summary of the Asia-Pacific regional workshop on promoting international collaboration to facilitate the preparation, submission and implementation of nationally appropriate mitigation actions (NAMAs), which took place in Singapore from 13 to 15 August 2013. The workshop brought together experts from the Asia-Pacific region, as well as...


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Green Growth Best Practiice Initiative Factsheet


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Presentation titled "Progress of preparing GHG inventories in Indonesi" by Ms. Sulistyowati, Ministry of Environment, Indonesia.

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Presentation by  Peter du Pont, Ph.D., USAID LEAD Program, at the Regional Workshop on Options for an Innovative Climate Finance Regime in South Asia, in New Delhi, India, 19-20 August 2013. The workshop was organized by the Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA), the sub-regional node...


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Presentation by  Jem Porcaro, USAID LEAD Program, at the Regional Workshop on Options for an Innovative Climate Finance Regime in South Asia, in New Delhi, India, 19 August 2013. The workshop was organized by the Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA), the sub-regional node of the Asia Pacific Adaptation Network...


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The Asia LEDS Partnership serves as a platform to promote and support low emission development across the region. The partnership supports peer-to-peer learning, knowledge sharing, and improved coordination and cooperation among governmental and non-governmental partners to help Asian countries achieve transformative, sustainable economic growth in the 21st century.

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LEAD Program Fact Sheet

USAID's regional LEAD program supports developing countries in Asia to achieve long-term, transformative development and accelerate sustainable, climate-resilient economic growth while slowing the growth of greenhouse gas emissions. The LEAD program supports and enhances country-led development programs, plans, and policies, and complements efforts of other international donors and organizations to...


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First page of LEAD Factsheet in Laos

ໂຄງການ ການພັດທະນາການປ່ອຍອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວຕ າ ່ສ າລັບທະວິີບອາຊີ (LEAD) ຂອງ USAID ຈະຊ່ວຍເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດຂອງ ພາກລັດຖະບານ, ເອກກະຊົນ ແລະ ອົງກອນຕ່າງໆ ໃນທະວີບອາຊີ ໃນການເສີມສ້າງ ຍຸດທະສາດສ າລັບການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ ໃນທຸກຂະແໜງເສດຖະກິດຂອງປະເທດນັ້ນໆ. ໂຄງການ LEAD ນີ້ ມີໄລຍະເວລາຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ 5 ປີ ແລະ ມີຈຸດປະສົງເພື່ອເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດໃນການພັດທະນາ ແລະ ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ ຍຸດທະສາດ ສ າລັບ ການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ (LEDS) ລວມທັງ ການສ າຫຼວດອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວ ແລະ ການພັດທະນາຕະຫຼາດກາກບອນ. ໂຄງການນີ້ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດຢູ່ໃນ 11 ປະເທດໃນຂົງເຂດອາຊີ ເຊິ່ງລວມມີ:ບັງກະລາເທດ, ກ າປູເຈຍ, ອິນເດຍ, ອິນໂດເນເຊຍ, ລາວ, ມາເລເຊຍ, ເນປານ, ປາປົວນິວກີນີ, ຟີລິບປີນ,ໄທ ແລະ ຫວຽດນາມ.


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First page of LEAD Factsheet in Vietnamese language

Chương trình LEAD khu vực của USAID giúp chính phủ các nước châu Á, các doanh nghiệp, và các tổ chức xây dựng các khuôn khổ cho phát triển carbon thấp bền vững ở tất cả các lĩnh vực kinh tế. Chương trình năm năm này được thiết kế để...


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LEAD Fact Sheet (Thai)

USAID ดำเนินโครงการ LEAD เพื่อเพิ่มขีดความสามารถของรัฐบาล ภาคธุรกิจ และองค์กรต่างๆ ในทวีปเอเชียในการพัฒนาเศรษฐกิจในแนวทางคาร์บอนตํ่าเพื่อการพัฒนาอย่างยั่งยืน โครงการมีระยะเวลาดำเนินการห้าปีและมีวัตถุประสงค์เพื่อเสริมสร้างศักยภาพในการพัฒนาLEDSและการนำกลยุทธ์ดังกล่าวไปปฏิบัติใช้อย่างมีประสิทธิภาพ การจัดทำบัญชีการปล่อยก๊าซเรือนกระจก และการสนับสนุนการพัฒนาตลาดคาร์บอน โครงการครอบคลุม 11 ประเทศในเอเชีย ได้แก่ บังคลาเทศ กัมพูชา อินเดีย อินโดนีเซีย ลาว มาเลเซีย เนปาล ปาปัวนิวกินี ฟิลิปปินส์ ไทย และเวียดนาม


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The China Greentech Report 2013 is the culmination of an open source, 0commercial collaboration of more than one hundred leading technology companies, service providers, investors, policy makers, NGOs and advisors who participated in the China Greentech Initiative’s 2012 Partner Program. These organizations collaborate by ecosystem and commit their expertise, time...


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Asia is at a crossroads. As the world's most populous region, with a rising share of global greenhouse gas emissions, and as the region most vulnerable to climate risks, this book recognizes low-carbon green growth is imperative for developing Asia. It reviews low-carbon policy initiatives taken by Asian countries at...


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13 August 2013 - The UN Collaborative Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries (UN-REDD), in collaboration with the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), the UN Office for REDD+ Coordination in Indonesia (UNORCID), the Government of Indonesia and other partners, has released the report of the...


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Forested wetlands, including mangroves, peat swamps, cypress domes, and related ecosystems, are believed to hold some of the highest carbon densities among terrestrial (soil and vegetation) systems. It it is estimated that these ecosystems store more than five times the amount of carbon compared to tropical upland forested ecosystems (not...


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Cover photo of the Voluntary Carbon Markets report

30 May 2013 | Washington, D.C. | Voluntary demand for carbon offsetting grew 4% in 2012, when buyers committed more than $523 million to offset 101 million metric tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions. Private sector buyers flocked to offsets earned by planting trees, saving tropical forests, or distributing clean cookstoves...


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On April 2-4, 2013, the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Partnership convened a regional workshop at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) headquarters in Manila, Philippines to exchange knowledge and lessons learned learn about financing low-carbon, climate-resilient growth in Asia. The event, entitled “Preparing for Scaled-up Climate Financing: New Business...


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Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) is a U.S. Government program to support developing countries’ efforts to pursue long-term, transformative development and accelerate sustainable, climate-resilient economic growth while slowing the growth of greenhouse gas emissions.

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A comprehensive assessment of clean energy resource potential is a critical building block for planning and implementing a low emission development strategy (LEDS). The United States Government’s Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) initiative1 is launching a regional capacity building activity in Asia to support a community of practitioners in using tools and...


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Green Growth and Development Quarterly, April 2013 cover

This issue of the Green Growth and Development Quarterly, published by the The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) of India, includes interviews with prominent experts, including TCA Anant (Secretary, Ministry of Statistical Planning and Implementation); and Sir Partha Dasgupta and Pronab Sen (Chairman, National Statistical Commission). The issue also features...


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The video includes interviews and highlights of presentations shared at a special session on low emission development strategies (LEDS) and green growth policies and programs at the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit on February 2, 2013 in New Delhi, India. With support from the USAID LEAD program and the Climate...


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Presentation by Wayne Zhou, CDM Specialist (Consultant), Carbon Market Program, Asian Development Bank at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titled "Transport"


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Presentation by Nadir Ehsan, Senior Municipal Development Specialist, Cities Development Initiative for Asia at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titled "Transport" 


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Presentation by Chhavi Dhingra, Program Manager-Capacity Building, EMBARQ India at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titled "Transport"


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Presentation by Tom Baumann, USAID LEAD Program (Greenhouse Gas Management Insitute) at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2, titled "Ensuring Climate Finance Readiness-Concrete Actions and Next Steps"

 


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Presentation by Tomonori Sudo, Research Fellow, JICA Research Institute at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titled "Using the Public Sector to Mobilize Private Climate Finance"


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Presentation by Alex Heikens, United Nations Development Programme at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop Day 2 titled "Mainstreaming LEDS Finance in National Budgets and Plans"


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Presentation by by Irfa Ampri, Director of the Center for Climate Change Financing and Multilateral Policy, Fiscal Policy Office, Ministry of Finance, Indonesia at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2, Plenary titled "Mainstreaming LEDS Finance in...


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Presentation by Joe Pokana, Senior Policy Analyst, Office of Climate Change and Development, Papua New Guinea at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titiled "Mainstreaming LEDS Finance in National Budgets and Plans"

 

 

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Presentation by Sakshi Varma, Access to Finance Advisory, South Asia, International Finance Corporation at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titled "Access to Finance for Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP) and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise...


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Presentation by Paul Needham, President, SIMPA Networks at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titled "Access to Finance for Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP) and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) Sectors"


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Presentation William Beloe, Senior Operations Officer, International Finance Corporation at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Sector Breakout Sessions: Public and Private Sector Case Studies in Climate Finance Energy Efficiency


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Presentation by S.S.Krishnan, Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP), Bangalore at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2, Sector Breakout Sessions titled "Public and Private Sector Case Studies in Climate Finance Energy Efficiency"

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Presentation by Romel Carlos, Operations Officer, Sustainable Energy Finance, Access to Finance Advisory Services, International Finance Corporation at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2, Sector Breakout Sessions titled "Public and Private Sector Case Studies in Climate Finance...


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Presentation by Anjali Garg, Energy Specialist, Sustainable Business Advisory International at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titled "Renewable Energy"

 

 


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Presentation by Nintira Abhisinha, VP Finance, Bangchak Petroleum at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titled "Renewable Energy"
 


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Presentation by Nguyen Tuan Anh, Deputy Director General, Ministry of Planning and Investment, Vietnam at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 1 titled Presentations on National Frameworks to Support Green Finance


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Presentation by Edi Setijawan, Senior Researcher/Assistant Director at Financial System Stability Group-Banking Research and Regulation Department, Bank Indonesia, at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Plenary: Presentations on National Frameworks to Support Green Finance



 

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Presentation by Wannapa Khlaisuan, Senior Professional, Plan and Policy Analyst, NESDB, Thailand at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 1 titled Presentations on National Frameworks to Support Green Finance


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Presentation by Nguyen Tuan Anh, Deputy Director General, Ministry of Planning and Investment, Vietnam at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titled "Mainstreaming LEDS Finance in National Budgets and Plans" 

 


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Presentation by Barbara Buchner, Senior Director, Climate Policy Initiative Europe at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Opening Plenary: New Business Opportunities for Green Growth


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Presentation by Octavio B. Peralta, Secretary General, Association of Development Financing Institutions at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 1 titlled Climate Finance Outlook and Key Opportunities

 


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Presentation by Tessie Tan, President, BPI Globe BanKO at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 1 titled Bank and Private Equity Perspectives on Climate Friendly Investments

 


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Presentation by Joe N Pokana, Senior Policy Analyst, Office of Climate Change and Development Papua New Guinea at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 1 titled Presentations on National Frameworks to Support Green Finance


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Presentation by Akm Mahfuzuddin Ahmed, Principal Climate Change Specialist, South Asia Regional Department, Asian Development Bank at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Plenary: Introduction and Economics of Climate Change titled Impacts in South and Southeast Asia

 

 

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Presentation by Ancha Srinivasan, Principal Climate Change Specialist, South East Asia Regional Department, Asian Development Bank at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Pre-Workshop Event: Introduction to LEDS and Climate Financing titled "Introduction and Economics of Climate Change-Impacts in South...


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Presentation by  by Orestes Anastasia, Co-Chair, Asia LEDS Partnership, and Senior Regional Climate Change Advisor, USAID Regional Development Mission for Asia at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Plenary: Introduction to LEDS and Green Growth 


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Presentation by Brad Johnson, Senior Financial Advisor, Center for Clean Air Policy at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Pre-Workshop Event: Introduction to LEDS and Climate Financing titled "Introduction to LEDS and Green Growth"


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Presentation by Aidan Stretch, USAID LEAD Program at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Pre-Workshop Event: Introduction to LEDS and Climate Financing titled "LEDS and the Climate Finance Landscape in Asia"

 


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Presentation by Michael Rattinger, Climate Change Specialist, Climate Change Program Coordination Unit, Regional and Sustainable Development Department, Asian Development Bank at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Pre-Workshop Event: Introduction to LEDS and Climate Financing titled "LEDS and the Climate...


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Presentation by Athena Ballesteros, Project Manager, Institutions and Governance Program, World Resources Institute at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at the Pre-Workshop Event: Introduction to LEDS and Climate Financing titled LEDS and the Climate Finance Landscape in...


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This report reviews the main public and private sector funds and mechanisms for financing low emission projects, businesses, and infrastructure in the Asia region that mitigate emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and thereby address climate change.The study aims to help Asian policymakers, public and private fund managers, banks, and even...


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Recognizing the upward trend in global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, the Royal Thai Government is prompting a paradigm shift within society and behavior change among its citizens towards low carbon practices. This includes transforming thinking about development at the national and local levels—such as among policymakers and other stakeholders—towards a...


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One of the challenges facing the world today is to provide sustainable energy to all citizens. The task is massive but solutions often come from small, localized initiatives. The Lighting a Billion Lives (LaBL) initiative launched by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) aims to replace kerosene-based lighting with cleaner,...


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The Vietnam Green Growth Strategy (VGGS) aims to accelerate the process of economic restructuring in order to use natural resources efficiently, reduce greenhouse gas emissions through research and application of modern technologies, develop infrastructure to improve the entire efficiency of the economy, cope with climate change, contribute to poverty reduction,...


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Cover of the Nepal District Climate and Energy Plans case study

Nepal views the economy, society, and environment as the pillars of green growth and sustainable development. These three pillars are being mainstreamed into the development process through formulation of supportive national policies and through climate change-related initiatives. One example of this mainstreaming is the national government support provided to local...


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Globally, estimates of existing public and private funds allocated for climate finance range from just over USD 200 billion to USD 364 billion annually. Yet this amounts to only between 20-30 percent of the approximately USD 1 trillion required annually over the next decade to finance the transition to a...


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This project promotes the Green Economy in developing countries and emerging economies as a realistic approach towards low carbon development. It will be implemented in cooperation with UNEP (focus on macroeconomic policies) , with special regard...


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This flyer, prepared for the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2013 session on "Learning from Green Growth Initiatives in Asia", highlights national and subnational policies, plans, and initiatives in support of low emission development in Vietnam. It was prepared by the Department of Science, Education, Natural Resources and Environment of the...


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This flyer, prepared for the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2013 session on "Learning from Green Growth Initiatives in Asia", highlights national and subnational policies, plans, and initiatives in support of low emission development in Nepal. It was prepared by the Alternative Energy Promotion Centre under the Ministry of Science, Technology...


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This flyer, prepared for the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2013 session on "Learning from Green Growth Initiatives in Asia", highlights national and subnational policies, plans, and initiatives in support of low emission development in Thailand. It was prepared by the Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (TGO) under the Royal Thai...


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India: LEDS and Green Growth Initiatives Flyer for DSDS

This flyer, prepared for the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2013 session on "Learning from Green Growth Initiatives in Asia", highlights national and subnational policies, plans, and initiaitives in support of green growth and low emission development in India. It was prepared by the The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in...


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This project, implemented by  World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), will establish country specific Low Carbon Plans (LCP). These LCPs will be the basis to create momentum for the uptake of mitigation and adaptation targets and measures in government policies and programmes as well as by civil society, and the...


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This video was produced by the Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (TGO), a cooperating partner of the LEAD program and one of the supporting organizations for the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012.  The video (in Thai) highlights the TGO display at the Forum's Open...


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Achieving global goals for poverty reduction, economic growth and environmental health will require widespread innovation and implementation of new and appropriate “green growth” technologies. Establishing a sufficiently large suite of innovative options, suitable to all economies, and at the urgent pace required will involve unprecedented innovation activity not only from...


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As part of the Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI), the USAID-supported Lowering Emissions in Asia’s Forests (LEAF) program is a five-year effort that started in January 2011 to promote regional collaboration in the forestry land-use sector. LEAF’s approach allows the LMI countries to learn directly from each other and from U.S....


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Developing countries are faced with the dual challenge of reducing poverty while improving management of natural capital and mitigating the emission of greenhouse gases (GHG) and local pollutants. The challenge is particularly acute for large, rapidly growing economies, such as India, China and Brazil. In 2007 the Energy Sector Management...


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The Prime Minister of Vietnam approved the Green Growth Strategy submitted by the Minister of Planning and Investment on September 25, 2012.  The Decision notes that "Green growth, towards the low-carbon economy, natural capital enrichment has become a decisive tendency in sustainable economic development; reduction in emissions and increase in...


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This is the Khmer language version of the Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) initiative fact sheet.  EC-LEDS is a U.S. Government program to support developing countries’ efforts to pursue long-term, transformative development and accelerate sustainable, climate-resilient economic growth while slowing the growth of greenhouse gas emissions....


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The Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Global Partnership was founded to enhance coordination, information exchange, and cooperation among programs and countries working to advance low emissions growth. Launched in early 2011, the partnership currently brings together more than 96 government and international institutions.


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Opening remarks by Dr. Michael Yates, Mission Director, USAID Regional Development Mission for Asia, at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at the opening p...


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Presentation by Mr. Orestes Anastasia USAID & Chair – Asia LEDS Platform at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia...


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Presentation at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of...


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Presentation by Mr. Resham Dangi Joint Secretary, REDD-Forestry and Climate Change Cell, Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation of Nepal at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS...


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Presentation by Dr. Charles Marpaung Energy Field of Study, AIT at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission...


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Presentation by Mr. Jamie Halperin Asia Region Forestry Advisor, US Forest Service at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia...


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Presentation by Ms. Nguyen Thi Dieu Trinh Official, Ministry of Planning and Investment of Vietnam at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives...


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Presentation by Dr. Kamakshi Nadisha Perera-Mubarak Social Specialist, Metro Colombo Urban Development Project, Ministry of Defence and Urban Development of Sri Lanka at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at...


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Presentation Mr. Kai Uwe Schmidt Senior Environment Specialist, World Bank at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission...


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Presentation by Mr. Vikash K. Talyan Technical Expert, The Gold Standard Foundation at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia...


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Presentation by Dr. Chaiwat Muncharoen Deputy Executive Director, Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (TGO) at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at...


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Presentation by AIT team led by Professor S. Kumar at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission Development...


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Presentation by Mr. Leandro Buendia, Consultant at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum...


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Presentation by Ms. Sophie Punte Executive Director, Clean Air Initiative at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission...


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Presentation by Ms. Shannon Cowlin, Supervisor, Sustainability Analysis, National Renewable Energy Laboratory at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low...


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Presentation by Mr. Sitanon Jesdapipat Climate Change Policy Specialist, Chulalongkorn University at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low...


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Presentation by Mr. Kai Uwe Schmidt Senior Environment Specialist, World Bank at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low...


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Presentation by Mr. Peter Ballinger Director, Overseas Private Investment Corporation at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission...


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Presentation by Ms. Laura Wuertenberger Global Sustainability, Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at...


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Presentation by Mr. Ingo Puhl, Managing Director,  South Pole Carbon at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission...


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Presentation by Dr. Helen Lee Cambodia Program Manager, Global Green Growth Institute at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia...


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Presentation by Ms. Robyn Camp Executive Vice President, The Climate Registry at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low...


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Presentation by Dr. Chaiwat Muncharoen Deputy Executive Director, TGO at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission Development...


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Presentation by Mr. Stephen Gold Head, Low Emission, Climate Resilient Development Team, United Nations Development Programme at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging...


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Presentation by Dr. P. Abdul Salam Energy Field of Study, AIT at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low...


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Presentation by Ms. Laura Wuertenberger Global Sustainability, ECN at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies...


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Rapporteurs Summary of two Open Space Sessions and three Concurrent Sessions at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low...


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Presentation by Mr. Navid Ahdieh National Renewable Energy Laboratory at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission Development...


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Presentation by Dr. Doddy Surachman Sukadri Secretary of LULUCF Working Group, National Council on Climate Change of Indonesia at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia...


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Welcoming Remarks by His Excellency Mr. Preecha Rengsomboonsuk Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of Thailand (Delivered by Dr. Wijarn Simachaya, Secretary-General of the Thailand Office of the Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment) at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS)...


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Presentation by Mr. Ron Benioff, Director, GGBP at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at the Opening Plenary titled "Catalyzing Green Growth in Asia"


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Presentation by Ms. Joyceline A. Goco Deputy Executive Director, Philippine Climate Change Commission at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Opening Plenary: Catalyzing Green Growth in Asia


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Presentation by Dr. David McCauley Advisor and Head, Climate Change Program Coordination Unit, Asian Development Bank (ADB) at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Opening Plenary titled Catalyzing Green...


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Presentation by Mr. Said Irandoust President, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives


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Presentation by Ambassador Rae Kwon Chung Director, Environment and Development Division, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at...


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Presentation by Ms. Alexia Kelly Climate Change Mitigation Expert, US Department of State ...


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Presentation by Ms. Joyceline A. Goco Deputy Executive Director, Climate Change Office, Philippines Climate Change Commission at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at the Side Event titled "An Introduction to Low Emission...


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Presentation by Ms. Nguyen Thi Dieu TrinhOfficer, Department of Science, Education, Natural Resources and Environment, Vietnam Ministry of Planning and Investment at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at the Side Event titled...


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Presentation by Mr. Ron Benioff, Director, GGBP at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Side Event titled "Green Growth Best Practices (GGBP) Initiative"


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Presentation by Mr. Orestes Anastasia, USAID & Chair – Asia LEDS Platform and Mr. Ron Benioff, National Renewable Energy Laboratory & LEDS Global Partnership Secretariat at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given...


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Presentation by Mr. David Antonioli Chief Executive Officer, Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) Association at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives


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A greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory can be a valuable tool for developing policies and programs that address climate change and economic development. GHG inventories estimate emissions to and removals from the atmosphere over time. This information can help a country:

  • Understand national GHG emissions, removals, and trends
  • Identify
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USAID’s GCCI CLEER Protocol Activity aligns with USAID Change and Development Strategy goals of reducing, mitigating, and sequestering emissions of GHGs and supports the Administration’s focus on achieving measurable results. The GCCI CLEER Protocol address the above challenges by establishing a standardized methodology for determining if and how GHG reductions...


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Presentation by Dr. S.S. Krishnan, Principal Research Scientist, Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging...


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Presentation by AIT Technology Needs Assessment Mitigation Team at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies...


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Presentation by Ms. Mihoko Kawamura Climate Change Officer, Japan International Cooperation Agency at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia...


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The Greenhouse Gas Protocol (GHGP) is an example of a best practice in GHG accounting that the LEAD Program promotes. Through the GHGP, the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) work with businesses to develop standards and tools that...


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The 2012 report describes a carbon market that grew in total value by 11% in 2011, to $176 billion, and where transaction volumes reached a new high of 10.3 billion tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e). However, as expected, the market for primary CDM has dropped to its lowest level...


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From the Executive Summary:

The Second National Communication of Thailand was prepared through wide cooperation between various government agencies, research and academic institutes. Under the policy guidance from the National Climate Change Committee, the project was carried out by the Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning. The...


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USAID has launched the Forest Carbon, Markets and Communities (FCMC) Program to provide its missions and partner governments and local and international stakeholders with technical assistance in developing and implementing integrated REDD+ initiatives. FCMC is building technical capacity by developing tools and training that support USG contributions to the international...


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The 6th “State of the Voluntary Carbon Markets” report shows a significant increase in demand from buyers in the US and major changes in the mix of offsets capturing market share, such as record sales of offsets from Asian wind farms and the coming-of-age of clean development projects in...


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From the Executive Summary:

Viet Nam signed and ratified the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in 1992 and 1994 respectively. The Kyoto Protocol (KP) was also signed and ratified in 1998 and 2002 respectively. Viet Nam is a non-Annex I Party to the UNFCCC. The Ministry of...


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From the Executive Summary:

This initial National Communication (NC) has been prepared under the stewardship of the National Steering Committee chaired by the Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment. For the preparation of this NC, the Second Conference of Parties guidelines and the 1995 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change...


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From the Executive Summary:

India is a Party to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Government of India attaches great importance to climate change issues. The Convention aims to stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at levels that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with...


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From the Foreword:

This First National Communication of Cambodia to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) describes the 1994 greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory and the steps that Cambodia plans to undertake to address climate change.

 


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From the Executive Summary:

Bangladesh as a signatory to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and pursuant to Article 4.1 and 12.1 of the UNFCCC, is committed to submit to the Conference of Parties (COP) National Communication comprising the status of GHG emission, climate change and vulnerability,...


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From the Preface:

Indonesia strongly supports the objective of the UNFCCC to prevent the anthropogenic gas concentration in the atmosphere exceeding a level that would endanger the existence of life on earth. Its position is in line with the IPCC findings that global warming is a real threat to human...


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From the Foreword:

The climate change issue is a challenge to the world community and all countries should address this issue collectively and seriously. The signature of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic to the FCCC proof of the country's seriousness in cooperating with the world community in addressing the issue...


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Developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region have experienced rapid economic growth in recent years, taking advantage of the opportunities brought about by globalization and an export-led growth model. High economic growth rates have helped lift millions out of poverty and achieve significant development gains. The high growth rates that the...


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From the Executive Summary:

Nepal, along with over 150 other nations, signed the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992. Nepal ratified the Convention on 2nd May in 1994, and this convention...


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The report is produced jointly by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
The Asia and Pacific region faces a new economic reality, a development context that is increasingly  influenced by...


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Mr. Leandro Buendia, Coordinator for the UNFCCC Southeast Asia Greenhouse Gas Inventory Capacity Building Project, explains the fundamentals of national greenhouse gas inventories. In partnership with the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Secretariat, the project is supported by USAID's Bureau for Economic Growth, Education, and...


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Cover imgage of Green Growth in Motion: Sharing Korea's Experience

This is a publication of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) based in the Republic of Korea. GGGI issued an English-language version of the book “Green Growth in Motion: Sharing Korea’s Experience” in May 2011, outlining the country’s goals for green growth. The book includes details on implementing a policy...


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From the Executive Summary:

As a country Party to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Philippines is bound by its commitment to prepare and submit its National Communication on Climate Change. The preparation was made possible under the project PHI/97/G31 entitled “Enabling the Philippines to Prepare...


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From the Executive Summary:

This Initial National Communication contains a series of activities implemented by the Government of Papua New Guinea (GoPNG) in consultation with communities and nongovernment organisations since 1998. The Office of the Environment and Conservation (OEC) was tasked to co-ordinate the implementation of the initiative with UNDP...


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During the next 25 years, the direction that Asian countries take to meet their energy needs will have a profound impact on global climate change, energy security, local environmental conditions, human health, and the world economy. The report focuses primarily on Asia’s six largest developing countries in terms of energy....


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Agriculture, Forestry, and Other Land Uses

Emission factors are coefficients that quantify the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions or removals per unit of human activity. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) maintains an open database of emission factors for all source categories to inform estimation of GHG emissions and removals; countries can use these default emission...


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This presentation titled "Sustainable Wetlands and Adaptation Mitigation Programs" was presented by Richard A. MacKenzie, Randy Kolka, Cynthia Mackie, Mathew Warren, J.Boone Kauffman, Joko Purbospito, Daniel Murdiyarso, Carl Trettin, and Erik Lilleskov from USDA Forest Service, Research & Development, Oregon State University, and CIFOR at the Follow on Mangrove Ecosystems...


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This presentation titled "Incorporating Mangroves into National GHG Inventories" was presented by Amornwan Resanond, USAID LEAD Program at the Follow on Mangrove Ecosystems with Carbon Assessment Training in Cambodia during February 8-25, 2015.  


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This presentation titled "Biomass and Carbon Density Computation" was presented by Richard A. MacKenzie and Daniel Donato, USDA Forest Service, Research & Development at the Follow on Mangrove Ecosystems with Carbon Assessment Training in Cambodia during February 8-25, 2015.  


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This presentation titled "Distribution, trends, and regional threats mangrove ecosystems in Southeast Asia" was presented by Richard A. MacKenzie, USDA Forest Service, Research & Development at the Follow on Mangrove Ecosystems with Carbon Assessment Training in Cambodia during February 8-25, 2015.  


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This presentation titled "Tropical Forested Wetlands and the global Carbon Cycle" was presented by Richard A. MacKenzie, USDA Forest Service, Research & Development at the Follow on Mangrove Ecosystems with Carbon Assessment Training in Cambodia during February 8-25, 2015. 


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This presentation titled "Belowground Protocol" was presented by Richard A. MacKenzie, USDA Forest Service, Research & Development at the Follow on Mangrove Ecosystems with Carbon Assessment Training in Cambodia during February 8-25, 2015. 


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This presentation titled "Aboveground protocol to assess carbon pools in mangroves and flooded forests" was presented by Patra Foulk, USDA Forest Service, Research & Development at the Follow on Mangrove Ecosystems with Carbon Assessment Training in Cambodia during February 8-25, 2015.

 


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Staff from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Low Emissions Asian Development (LEAD) program and U.S. Forest Service have developed a new multimedia guide to support field training on carbon accounting of mangroves and other forested wetlands in Asia. The annotated field guide aims to help trainers, researchers, and...


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The USAID LEAD program and US Forest Service, in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment of Cambodia, organized a field training in Koh Kong Province, Cambodia on a new global protocol for measuring the carbon stored in mangrove forests developed by the Sustainable Wetlands Adaptation and Mitigation program (SWAMP). SWAMP...


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Khao Yai National Park, Thailand - During 23-25 October 2013, in Thailand’s Khao Yai National Park, experts from the USAID Low Emissions Asian Development (USAID LEAD) program, in collaboration with the USAID-funded Lowering Emissions in Asia’s Forests (LEAF) program, trained 33 participants from Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, and Malaysia on...


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Guidance Note: Gender Sensitive REDD+ cover page

This Guidance Note aims to promote gender sensitive REDD+ processes as well as also support UN-REDD Programme partner countries and stakeholders in the preparation, development and implementation of gender sensitive national REDD+ strategies. Through five components, it provides the rationale for investing the time and resources, offers concrete examples...


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National greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories in Asia exhibit diversity in their methodological complexity, accuracy, and specificity to national circumstances. In addition, the majority of GHG inventory estimates rely on default GHG emission factors provided by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), as opposed to using country-specific emission factors (CSEFs)...


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LEAD Program Fact Sheet

USAID's regional LEAD program supports developing countries in Asia to achieve long-term, transformative development and accelerate sustainable, climate-resilient economic growth while slowing the growth of greenhouse gas emissions. The LEAD program supports and enhances country-led development programs, plans, and policies, and complements efforts of other international donors and organizations to...


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First page of LEAD Factsheet in Laos

ໂຄງການ ການພັດທະນາການປ່ອຍອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວຕ າ ່ສ າລັບທະວິີບອາຊີ (LEAD) ຂອງ USAID ຈະຊ່ວຍເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດຂອງ ພາກລັດຖະບານ, ເອກກະຊົນ ແລະ ອົງກອນຕ່າງໆ ໃນທະວີບອາຊີ ໃນການເສີມສ້າງ ຍຸດທະສາດສ າລັບການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ ໃນທຸກຂະແໜງເສດຖະກິດຂອງປະເທດນັ້ນໆ. ໂຄງການ LEAD ນີ້ ມີໄລຍະເວລາຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ 5 ປີ ແລະ ມີຈຸດປະສົງເພື່ອເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດໃນການພັດທະນາ ແລະ ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ ຍຸດທະສາດ ສ າລັບ ການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ (LEDS) ລວມທັງ ການສ າຫຼວດອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວ ແລະ ການພັດທະນາຕະຫຼາດກາກບອນ. ໂຄງການນີ້ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດຢູ່ໃນ 11 ປະເທດໃນຂົງເຂດອາຊີ ເຊິ່ງລວມມີ:ບັງກະລາເທດ, ກ າປູເຈຍ, ອິນເດຍ, ອິນໂດເນເຊຍ, ລາວ, ມາເລເຊຍ, ເນປານ, ປາປົວນິວກີນີ, ຟີລິບປີນ,ໄທ ແລະ ຫວຽດນາມ.


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First page of LEAD Factsheet in Vietnamese language

Chương trình LEAD khu vực của USAID giúp chính phủ các nước châu Á, các doanh nghiệp, và các tổ chức xây dựng các khuôn khổ cho phát triển carbon thấp bền vững ở tất cả các lĩnh vực kinh tế. Chương trình năm năm này được thiết kế để...


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13 August 2013 - The UN Collaborative Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries (UN-REDD), in collaboration with the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), the UN Office for REDD+ Coordination in Indonesia (UNORCID), the Government of Indonesia and other partners, has released the report of the...


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Forested wetlands, including mangroves, peat swamps, cypress domes, and related ecosystems, are believed to hold some of the highest carbon densities among terrestrial (soil and vegetation) systems. It it is estimated that these ecosystems store more than five times the amount of carbon compared to tropical upland forested ecosystems (not...


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30 May 2013 | Washington, D.C. | Voluntary demand for carbon offsetting grew 4% in 2012, when buyers committed more than $523 million to offset 101 million metric tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions. Private sector buyers flocked to offsets earned by planting trees, saving tropical forests, or distributing clean cookstoves...


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As part of the Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI), the USAID-supported Lowering Emissions in Asia’s Forests (LEAF) program is a five-year effort that started in January 2011 to promote regional collaboration in the forestry land-use sector. LEAF’s approach allows the LMI countries to learn directly from each other and from U.S....


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Presentation by Mr. Leandro Buendia, Consultant at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum...


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Presentation by Dr. Doddy Surachman Sukadri Secretary of LULUCF Working Group, National Council on Climate Change of Indonesia at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia...


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Presentation by Mr. Jamie Halperin Asia Region Forestry Advisor, US Forest Service at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia...


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Presentation by Mr. Resham Dangi Joint Secretary, REDD-Forestry and Climate Change Cell, Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation of Nepal at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS...


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USAID has launched the Forest Carbon, Markets and Communities (FCMC) Program to provide its missions and partner governments and local and international stakeholders with technical assistance in developing and implementing integrated REDD+ initiatives. FCMC is building technical capacity by developing tools and training that support USG contributions to the international...


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Asia LEDS Partnership

Green growth is a new inclusive development paradigm to help countries increase resource efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and spur economic growth across all sectors of economy. To help communicate the concept of green growth and highlight the benefits that countries can enjoy through greening key sectors of the economy...


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This document provides an overview of the Asia LEDS Partnership, a voluntary regional network comprised of individuals and organizations from the public, private, and non-governmental sectors active in designing, promoting, and/or implementing LEDS and green growth initiatives in Asia. It is one of four regional platforms of...


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This report summarizes presentations and topics presented at The Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Accessing Finance for Green Growth and LEDS that took place March 12-14, 2014 in Hanoi, Vietnam. The event brought together approximately 150 government officials from Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam, as well as experts and representatives from global climate...


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This video provides highlights of interviews with international experts, policymakers, and private sector representatives on the topic of financing for low-emission projects and initiatives in Asia. An estimated USD 140-175 billion annually will be required for developing countries to effectively mitigate the effects of climate change by 2030. The Asia...


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Climate Finance Advisory Service by CDKN

The Climate Finance Advisory Service (CFAS), created by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), aims to provide climate finance advice in response to queries. Users of the service will be able to submit queries through the website. The service offering includes:

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The Asia LEDS Partnership serves as a platform to promote and support low emission development across the region. The partnership supports peer-to-peer learning, knowledge sharing, and improved coordination and cooperation among governmental and non-governmental partners to help Asian countries achieve transformative, sustainable economic growth in the 21st century.

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First page of LEAD Factsheet in Laos

ໂຄງການ ການພັດທະນາການປ່ອຍອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວຕ າ ່ສ າລັບທະວິີບອາຊີ (LEAD) ຂອງ USAID ຈະຊ່ວຍເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດຂອງ ພາກລັດຖະບານ, ເອກກະຊົນ ແລະ ອົງກອນຕ່າງໆ ໃນທະວີບອາຊີ ໃນການເສີມສ້າງ ຍຸດທະສາດສ າລັບການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ ໃນທຸກຂະແໜງເສດຖະກິດຂອງປະເທດນັ້ນໆ. ໂຄງການ LEAD ນີ້ ມີໄລຍະເວລາຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ 5 ປີ ແລະ ມີຈຸດປະສົງເພື່ອເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດໃນການພັດທະນາ ແລະ ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ ຍຸດທະສາດ ສ າລັບ ການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ (LEDS) ລວມທັງ ການສ າຫຼວດອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວ ແລະ ການພັດທະນາຕະຫຼາດກາກບອນ. ໂຄງການນີ້ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດຢູ່ໃນ 11 ປະເທດໃນຂົງເຂດອາຊີ ເຊິ່ງລວມມີ:ບັງກະລາເທດ, ກ າປູເຈຍ, ອິນເດຍ, ອິນໂດເນເຊຍ, ລາວ, ມາເລເຊຍ, ເນປານ, ປາປົວນິວກີນີ, ຟີລິບປີນ,ໄທ ແລະ ຫວຽດນາມ.


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First page of LEAD Factsheet in Vietnamese language

Chương trình LEAD khu vực của USAID giúp chính phủ các nước châu Á, các doanh nghiệp, và các tổ chức xây dựng các khuôn khổ cho phát triển carbon thấp bền vững ở tất cả các lĩnh vực kinh tế. Chương trình năm năm này được thiết kế để...


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On April 2-4, 2013, the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Partnership convened a regional workshop at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) headquarters in Manila, Philippines to exchange knowledge and lessons learned learn about financing low-carbon, climate-resilient growth in Asia. The event, entitled “Preparing for Scaled-up Climate Financing: New Business...


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The video includes interviews and highlights of presentations shared at a special session on low emission development strategies (LEDS) and green growth policies and programs at the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit on February 2, 2013 in New Delhi, India. With support from the USAID LEAD program and the Climate...


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Presentation by Joe Pokana, Senior Policy Analyst, Office of Climate Change and Development, Papua New Guinea at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titiled "Mainstreaming LEDS Finance in National Budgets and Plans"

 

 

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Presentation by Tom Baumann, USAID LEAD Program (Greenhouse Gas Management Insitute) at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2, titled "Ensuring Climate Finance Readiness-Concrete Actions and Next Steps"

 


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Presentation by Edi Setijawan, Senior Researcher/Assistant Director at Financial System Stability Group-Banking Research and Regulation Department, Bank Indonesia, at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Plenary: Presentations on National Frameworks to Support Green Finance



 

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Presentation by Octavio B. Peralta, Secretary General, Association of Development Financing Institutions at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 1 titlled Climate Finance Outlook and Key Opportunities

 


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Presentation by Nguyen Tuan Anh, Deputy Director General, Ministry of Planning and Investment, Vietnam at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titled "Mainstreaming LEDS Finance in National Budgets and Plans" 

 


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Presentation by Wannapa Khlaisuan, Senior Professional, Plan and Policy Analyst, NESDB, Thailand at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 1 titled Presentations on National Frameworks to Support Green Finance


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Presentation by Barbara Buchner, Senior Director, Climate Policy Initiative Europe at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Opening Plenary: New Business Opportunities for Green Growth


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Presentation by Michael Rattinger, Climate Change Specialist, Climate Change Program Coordination Unit, Regional and Sustainable Development Department, Asian Development Bank at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Pre-Workshop Event: Introduction to LEDS and Climate Financing titled "LEDS and the Climate...


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Presentation by  by Orestes Anastasia, Co-Chair, Asia LEDS Partnership, and Senior Regional Climate Change Advisor, USAID Regional Development Mission for Asia at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Plenary: Introduction to LEDS and Green Growth 


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Presentation by Joe N Pokana, Senior Policy Analyst, Office of Climate Change and Development Papua New Guinea at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 1 titled Presentations on National Frameworks to Support Green Finance


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Presentation by Aidan Stretch, USAID LEAD Program at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Pre-Workshop Event: Introduction to LEDS and Climate Financing titled "LEDS and the Climate Finance Landscape in Asia"

 


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Presentation by Brad Johnson, Senior Financial Advisor, Center for Clean Air Policy at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Pre-Workshop Event: Introduction to LEDS and Climate Financing titled "Introduction to LEDS and Green Growth"


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Cover of Vietnam Green Growth Strategy Case Study

The Vietnam Green Growth Strategy (VGGS) aims to accelerate the process of economic restructuring in order to use natural resources efficiently, reduce greenhouse gas emissions through research and application of modern technologies, develop infrastructure to improve the entire efficiency of the economy, cope with climate change, contribute to poverty reduction,...


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Cover of the Nepal District Climate and Energy Plans case study

Nepal views the economy, society, and environment as the pillars of green growth and sustainable development. These three pillars are being mainstreamed into the development process through formulation of supportive national policies and through climate change-related initiatives. One example of this mainstreaming is the national government support provided to local...


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Cover of the TERI case study LaBL

One of the challenges facing the world today is to provide sustainable energy to all citizens. The task is massive but solutions often come from small, localized initiatives. The Lighting a Billion Lives (LaBL) initiative launched by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) aims to replace kerosene-based lighting with cleaner,...


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Globally, estimates of existing public and private funds allocated for climate finance range from just over USD 200 billion to USD 364 billion annually. Yet this amounts to only between 20-30 percent of the approximately USD 1 trillion required annually over the next decade to finance the transition to a...


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LEDS and Green Growth Initiatives in Thailand flyer thumbnail

This flyer, prepared for the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2013 session on "Learning from Green Growth Initiatives in Asia", highlights national and subnational policies, plans, and initiatives in support of low emission development in Thailand. It was prepared by the Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (TGO) under the Royal Thai...


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This flyer, prepared for the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2013 session on "Learning from Green Growth Initiatives in Asia", highlights national and subnational policies, plans, and initiatives in support of low emission development in Vietnam. It was prepared by the Department of Science, Education, Natural Resources and Environment of the...


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India: LEDS and Green Growth Initiatives Flyer for DSDS

This flyer, prepared for the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2013 session on "Learning from Green Growth Initiatives in Asia", highlights national and subnational policies, plans, and initiaitives in support of green growth and low emission development in India. It was prepared by the The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in...


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LEDS and Green Growth Initiatives in Nepal flyer thumbnail

This flyer, prepared for the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2013 session on "Learning from Green Growth Initiatives in Asia", highlights national and subnational policies, plans, and initiatives in support of low emission development in Nepal. It was prepared by the Alternative Energy Promotion Centre under the Ministry of Science, Technology...


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This video was produced by the Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (TGO), a cooperating partner of the LEAD program and one of the supporting organizations for the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012.  The video (in Thai) highlights the TGO display at the Forum's Open...


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The Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Global Partnership was founded to enhance coordination, information exchange, and cooperation among programs and countries working to advance low emissions growth. Launched in early 2011, the partnership currently brings together more than 96 government and international institutions.


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Opening remarks by Dr. Michael Yates, Mission Director, USAID Regional Development Mission for Asia, at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at the opening p...


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Presentation by Mr. Orestes Anastasia USAID & Chair – Asia LEDS Platform at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia...


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Presentation at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of...


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Presentation by Dr. Helen Lee Cambodia Program Manager, Global Green Growth Institute at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia...


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Presentation by Mr. Resham Dangi Joint Secretary, REDD-Forestry and Climate Change Cell, Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation of Nepal at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS...


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Presentation Mr. Kai Uwe Schmidt Senior Environment Specialist, World Bank at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission...


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Rapporteurs Summary of two Open Space Sessions and three Concurrent Sessions at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low...


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Presentation by Dr. P. Abdul Salam Energy Field of Study, AIT at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low...


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Presentation by Mr. Leandro Buendia, Consultant at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum...


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Presentation by Dr. Charles Marpaung Energy Field of Study, AIT at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission...


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Presentation by Mr. Sitanon Jesdapipat Climate Change Policy Specialist, Chulalongkorn University at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low...


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Presentation by Mr. Navid Ahdieh National Renewable Energy Laboratory at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission Development...


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Presentation by AIT team led by Professor S. Kumar at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission Development...


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Presentation by Ms. Laura Wuertenberger Global Sustainability, Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at...


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Presentation by Dr. Doddy Surachman Sukadri Secretary of LULUCF Working Group, National Council on Climate Change of Indonesia at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia...


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Presentation by Ms. Nguyen Thi Dieu Trinh Official, Ministry of Planning and Investment of Vietnam at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives...


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Presentation by Mr. Kai Uwe Schmidt Senior Environment Specialist, World Bank at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low...


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Presentation by Dr. Chaiwat Muncharoen Deputy Executive Director, TGO at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission Development...


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Presentation by Mr. Jamie Halperin Asia Region Forestry Advisor, US Forest Service at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia...


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Presentation by Dr. Chaiwat Muncharoen Deputy Executive Director, Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (TGO) at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at...


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Presentation by Ms. Sophie Punte Executive Director, Clean Air Initiative at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission...


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Presentation by Ms. Shannon Cowlin, Supervisor, Sustainability Analysis, National Renewable Energy Laboratory at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low...


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Presentation by Mr. Ron Benioff, Director, GGBP at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at the Opening Plenary titled "Catalyzing Green Growth in Asia"


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Presentation by Mr. Said Irandoust President, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives


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Presentation by Ms. Joyceline A. Goco Deputy Executive Director, Philippine Climate Change Commission at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Opening Plenary: Catalyzing Green Growth in Asia


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Welcoming Remarks by His Excellency Mr. Preecha Rengsomboonsuk Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of Thailand (Delivered by Dr. Wijarn Simachaya, Secretary-General of the Thailand Office of the Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment) at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS)...


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Presentation by Ambassador Rae Kwon Chung Director, Environment and Development Division, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at...


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Presentation by Dr. David McCauley Advisor and Head, Climate Change Program Coordination Unit, Asian Development Bank (ADB) at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Opening Plenary titled Catalyzing Green...


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Presentation by Ms. Joyceline A. Goco Deputy Executive Director, Climate Change Office, Philippines Climate Change Commission at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at the Side Event titled "An Introduction to Low Emission...


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Presentation by Mr. Orestes Anastasia, USAID & Chair – Asia LEDS Platform and Mr. Ron Benioff, National Renewable Energy Laboratory & LEDS Global Partnership Secretariat at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given...


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Presentation by Mr. Ron Benioff, Director, GGBP at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Side Event titled "Green Growth Best Practices (GGBP) Initiative"


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Presentation by Ms. Alexia Kelly Climate Change Mitigation Expert, US Department of State ...


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Presentation by Ms. Nguyen Thi Dieu TrinhOfficer, Department of Science, Education, Natural Resources and Environment, Vietnam Ministry of Planning and Investment at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at the Side Event titled...


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Presentation by Mr. David Antonioli Chief Executive Officer, Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) Association at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives


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Presentation by AIT Technology Needs Assessment Mitigation Team at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies...


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Presentation by Dr. S.S. Krishnan, Principal Research Scientist, Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging...


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Presentation by Ms. Mihoko Kawamura Climate Change Officer, Japan International Cooperation Agency at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia...


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Carbon markets

First page of LEAD Factsheet in Vietnamese language

Chương trình LEAD khu vực của USAID giúp chính phủ các nước châu Á, các doanh nghiệp, và các tổ chức xây dựng các khuôn khổ cho phát triển carbon thấp bền vững ở tất cả các lĩnh vực kinh tế. Chương trình năm năm này được thiết kế để...


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LEAD Program Fact Sheet

USAID's regional LEAD program supports developing countries in Asia to achieve long-term, transformative development and accelerate sustainable, climate-resilient economic growth while slowing the growth of greenhouse gas emissions. The LEAD program supports and enhances country-led development programs, plans, and policies, and complements efforts of other international donors and organizations to...


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First page of LEAD Factsheet in Laos

ໂຄງການ ການພັດທະນາການປ່ອຍອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວຕ າ ່ສ າລັບທະວິີບອາຊີ (LEAD) ຂອງ USAID ຈະຊ່ວຍເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດຂອງ ພາກລັດຖະບານ, ເອກກະຊົນ ແລະ ອົງກອນຕ່າງໆ ໃນທະວີບອາຊີ ໃນການເສີມສ້າງ ຍຸດທະສາດສ າລັບການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ ໃນທຸກຂະແໜງເສດຖະກິດຂອງປະເທດນັ້ນໆ. ໂຄງການ LEAD ນີ້ ມີໄລຍະເວລາຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ 5 ປີ ແລະ ມີຈຸດປະສົງເພື່ອເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດໃນການພັດທະນາ ແລະ ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ ຍຸດທະສາດ ສ າລັບ ການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ (LEDS) ລວມທັງ ການສ າຫຼວດອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວ ແລະ ການພັດທະນາຕະຫຼາດກາກບອນ. ໂຄງການນີ້ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດຢູ່ໃນ 11 ປະເທດໃນຂົງເຂດອາຊີ ເຊິ່ງລວມມີ:ບັງກະລາເທດ, ກ າປູເຈຍ, ອິນເດຍ, ອິນໂດເນເຊຍ, ລາວ, ມາເລເຊຍ, ເນປານ, ປາປົວນິວກີນີ, ຟີລິບປີນ,ໄທ ແລະ ຫວຽດນາມ.


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30 May 2013 | Washington, D.C. | Voluntary demand for carbon offsetting grew 4% in 2012, when buyers committed more than $523 million to offset 101 million metric tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions. Private sector buyers flocked to offsets earned by planting trees, saving tropical forests, or distributing clean cookstoves...


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Globally, estimates of existing public and private funds allocated for climate finance range from just over USD 200 billion to USD 364 billion annually. Yet this amounts to only between 20-30 percent of the approximately USD 1 trillion required annually over the next decade to finance the transition to a...


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Presentation by Mr. Stephen Gold Head, Low Emission, Climate Resilient Development Team, United Nations Development Programme at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging...


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Presentation by Mr. Ingo Puhl, Managing Director,  South Pole Carbon at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission...


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Presentation by Ms. Laura Wuertenberger Global Sustainability, ECN at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies...


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Presentation by Ms. Robyn Camp Executive Vice President, The Climate Registry at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low...


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Presentation by Dr. S.S. Krishnan, Principal Research Scientist, Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging...


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The 2012 report describes a carbon market that grew in total value by 11% in 2011, to $176 billion, and where transaction volumes reached a new high of 10.3 billion tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e). However, as expected, the market for primary CDM has dropped to its lowest level...


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USAID has launched the Forest Carbon, Markets and Communities (FCMC) Program to provide its missions and partner governments and local and international stakeholders with technical assistance in developing and implementing integrated REDD+ initiatives. FCMC is building technical capacity by developing tools and training that support USG contributions to the international...


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The 6th “State of the Voluntary Carbon Markets” report shows a significant increase in demand from buyers in the US and major changes in the mix of offsets capturing market share, such as record sales of offsets from Asian wind farms and the coming-of-age of clean development projects in...


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Developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region have experienced rapid economic growth in recent years, taking advantage of the opportunities brought about by globalization and an export-led growth model. High economic growth rates have helped lift millions out of poverty and achieve significant development gains. The high growth rates that the...


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Climate Finance

Malaysia's Green Technology Financing Scheme promotes green investment by providing easier access to financing, at lower cost. This brief on the GTFS is based on a presentation by Mr. Syed Ahmad Syed Mustafa, Vice President of malaysian Green Technology Corporation, given at the Asia LEDS Partnership workshop on Accessing Finance...


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The Indonesia Climate Change Trust Fund pools domestic and international resources to address mitigation and adaptation projects. This brief on the trust food is based on a presenation made by Ms. Syamsidar Thamrin, head of ICCTF Secretariat and Deputy Director for Weather and Climate, Indonesia National Development Planning Ministry (BAPPENAS),...


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This report summarizes presentations and topics presented at The Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Accessing Finance for Green Growth and LEDS that took place March 12-14, 2014 in Hanoi, Vietnam. The event brought together approximately 150 government officials from Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam, as well as experts and representatives from global climate...


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This fact sheet provides a summary of a two volume study of climate finance mechanisms in Asia based on a review of more than 200 climate change-related funds and financing mechanisms in the Asian region, along with interviews with 24 development financing institutions, banks, and private sector fund managers across...


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This video provides highlights of interviews with international experts, policymakers, and private sector representatives on the topic of financing for low-emission projects and initiatives in Asia. An estimated USD 140-175 billion annually will be required for developing countries to effectively mitigate the effects of climate change by 2030. The Asia...


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This document is Volume II of a report commissioned by the US Agency for International Development Regional Development Mission for Asia (USAID/RDMA) in April 2013, and based on a review of more than 200 climate change-related funds and financing mechanisms in the Asian region, along with interviews with 24 development...


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Climate Finance Advisory Service by CDKN

The Climate Finance Advisory Service (CFAS), created by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), aims to provide climate finance advice in response to queries. Users of the service will be able to submit queries through the website. The service offering includes:

  • Rapid response service
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The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has released a report outlining results of its work from 2008-2012 in the Asia-Pacific region, highlighting the need to continue addressing social inclusion, climate impacts and governance issues. The report says that the region has already reached the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of halving poverty...


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Graph from the Global Landscape of Climate Finance 2013 report

Understanding where the world stands in relation to its low-carbon and climate-resilient investment goals is a more urgent task than ever. This report, published by the Climate Policy Initiative (CPI), a team of analysts and advisors that work to improve the energy and land use policies around the world with...


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The road to NAMAs

This report provides a summary of the Asia-Pacific regional workshop on promoting international collaboration to facilitate the preparation, submission and implementation of nationally appropriate mitigation actions (NAMAs), which took place in Singapore from 13 to 15 August 2013. The workshop brought together experts from the Asia-Pacific region, as well as...


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Presentation by  Peter du Pont, Ph.D., USAID LEAD Program, at the Regional Workshop on Options for an Innovative Climate Finance Regime in South Asia, in New Delhi, India, 19-20 August 2013. The workshop was organized by the Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA), the sub-regional node...


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Presentation by  Jem Porcaro, USAID LEAD Program, at the Regional Workshop on Options for an Innovative Climate Finance Regime in South Asia, in New Delhi, India, 19 August 2013. The workshop was organized by the Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA), the sub-regional node of the Asia Pacific Adaptation Network...


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First page of LEAD Factsheet in Vietnamese language

Chương trình LEAD khu vực của USAID giúp chính phủ các nước châu Á, các doanh nghiệp, và các tổ chức xây dựng các khuôn khổ cho phát triển carbon thấp bền vững ở tất cả các lĩnh vực kinh tế. Chương trình năm năm này được thiết kế để...


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First page of LEAD Factsheet in Laos

ໂຄງການ ການພັດທະນາການປ່ອຍອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວຕ າ ່ສ າລັບທະວິີບອາຊີ (LEAD) ຂອງ USAID ຈະຊ່ວຍເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດຂອງ ພາກລັດຖະບານ, ເອກກະຊົນ ແລະ ອົງກອນຕ່າງໆ ໃນທະວີບອາຊີ ໃນການເສີມສ້າງ ຍຸດທະສາດສ າລັບການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ ໃນທຸກຂະແໜງເສດຖະກິດຂອງປະເທດນັ້ນໆ. ໂຄງການ LEAD ນີ້ ມີໄລຍະເວລາຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ 5 ປີ ແລະ ມີຈຸດປະສົງເພື່ອເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດໃນການພັດທະນາ ແລະ ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ ຍຸດທະສາດ ສ າລັບ ການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ (LEDS) ລວມທັງ ການສ າຫຼວດອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວ ແລະ ການພັດທະນາຕະຫຼາດກາກບອນ. ໂຄງການນີ້ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດຢູ່ໃນ 11 ປະເທດໃນຂົງເຂດອາຊີ ເຊິ່ງລວມມີ:ບັງກະລາເທດ, ກ າປູເຈຍ, ອິນເດຍ, ອິນໂດເນເຊຍ, ລາວ, ມາເລເຊຍ, ເນປານ, ປາປົວນິວກີນີ, ຟີລິບປີນ,ໄທ ແລະ ຫວຽດນາມ.


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On April 2-4, 2013, the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Partnership convened a regional workshop at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) headquarters in Manila, Philippines to exchange knowledge and lessons learned learn about financing low-carbon, climate-resilient growth in Asia. The event, entitled “Preparing for Scaled-up Climate Financing: New Business...


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Presentation by Wayne Zhou, CDM Specialist (Consultant), Carbon Market Program, Asian Development Bank at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titled "Transport"


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Presentation by S.S.Krishnan, Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP), Bangalore at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2, Sector Breakout Sessions titled "Public and Private Sector Case Studies in Climate Finance Energy Efficiency"

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Presentation by by Irfa Ampri, Director of the Center for Climate Change Financing and Multilateral Policy, Fiscal Policy Office, Ministry of Finance, Indonesia at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2, Plenary titled "Mainstreaming LEDS Finance in...


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Presentation by Tomonori Sudo, Research Fellow, JICA Research Institute at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titled "Using the Public Sector to Mobilize Private Climate Finance"


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Presentation William Beloe, Senior Operations Officer, International Finance Corporation at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Sector Breakout Sessions: Public and Private Sector Case Studies in Climate Finance Energy Efficiency


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Presentation by Romel Carlos, Operations Officer, Sustainable Energy Finance, Access to Finance Advisory Services, International Finance Corporation at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2, Sector Breakout Sessions titled "Public and Private Sector Case Studies in Climate Finance...


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Presentation by Joe Pokana, Senior Policy Analyst, Office of Climate Change and Development, Papua New Guinea at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titiled "Mainstreaming LEDS Finance in National Budgets and Plans"

 

 

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Presentation by Alex Heikens, United Nations Development Programme at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop Day 2 titled "Mainstreaming LEDS Finance in National Budgets and Plans"


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Presentation by Chhavi Dhingra, Program Manager-Capacity Building, EMBARQ India at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titled "Transport"


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Presentation by Tom Baumann, USAID LEAD Program (Greenhouse Gas Management Insitute) at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2, titled "Ensuring Climate Finance Readiness-Concrete Actions and Next Steps"

 


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Presentation by Nadir Ehsan, Senior Municipal Development Specialist, Cities Development Initiative for Asia at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titled "Transport" 


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Presentation by Octavio B. Peralta, Secretary General, Association of Development Financing Institutions at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 1 titlled Climate Finance Outlook and Key Opportunities

 


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Presentation by Wannapa Khlaisuan, Senior Professional, Plan and Policy Analyst, NESDB, Thailand at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 1 titled Presentations on National Frameworks to Support Green Finance


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Presentation by Barbara Buchner, Senior Director, Climate Policy Initiative Europe at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Opening Plenary: New Business Opportunities for Green Growth


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Presentation by Tessie Tan, President, BPI Globe BanKO at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 1 titled Bank and Private Equity Perspectives on Climate Friendly Investments

 


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Presentation by Edi Setijawan, Senior Researcher/Assistant Director at Financial System Stability Group-Banking Research and Regulation Department, Bank Indonesia, at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Plenary: Presentations on National Frameworks to Support Green Finance



 

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Presentation by Nguyen Tuan Anh, Deputy Director General, Ministry of Planning and Investment, Vietnam at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 1 titled Presentations on National Frameworks to Support Green Finance


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Presentation by Ancha Srinivasan, Principal Climate Change Specialist, South East Asia Regional Department, Asian Development Bank at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Pre-Workshop Event: Introduction to LEDS and Climate Financing titled "Introduction and Economics of Climate Change-Impacts in South...


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Presentation by Michael Rattinger, Climate Change Specialist, Climate Change Program Coordination Unit, Regional and Sustainable Development Department, Asian Development Bank at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Pre-Workshop Event: Introduction to LEDS and Climate Financing titled "LEDS and the Climate...


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Presentation by Akm Mahfuzuddin Ahmed, Principal Climate Change Specialist, South Asia Regional Department, Asian Development Bank at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Plenary: Introduction and Economics of Climate Change titled Impacts in South and Southeast Asia

 

 

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Presentation by Athena Ballesteros, Project Manager, Institutions and Governance Program, World Resources Institute at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at the Pre-Workshop Event: Introduction to LEDS and Climate Financing titled LEDS and the Climate Finance Landscape in...


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Presentation by Joe N Pokana, Senior Policy Analyst, Office of Climate Change and Development Papua New Guinea at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 1 titled Presentations on National Frameworks to Support Green Finance


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This report reviews the main public and private sector funds and mechanisms for financing low emission projects, businesses, and infrastructure in the Asia region that mitigate emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and thereby address climate change.The study aims to help Asian policymakers, public and private fund managers, banks, and even...


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Globally, estimates of existing public and private funds allocated for climate finance range from just over USD 200 billion to USD 364 billion annually. Yet this amounts to only between 20-30 percent of the approximately USD 1 trillion required annually over the next decade to finance the transition to a...


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Presentation by Mr. Stephen Gold Head, Low Emission, Climate Resilient Development Team, United Nations Development Programme at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging...


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Presentation Mr. Kai Uwe Schmidt Senior Environment Specialist, World Bank at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission...


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Presentation by Ms. Laura Wuertenberger Global Sustainability, ECN at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies...


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Presentation by Ms. Alexia Kelly Climate Change Mitigation Expert, US Department of State ...


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Presentation by AIT Technology Needs Assessment Mitigation Team at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies...


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Energy

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This report outlines what made 2013 another record year for renewables. Read about:
  • expansion of supporting policies in developing economies
  • additions to electricity generating capacity
  • progress made in renewables heating
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The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) regional Private Financing Advisory Network-Asia program will assist businesses, governments, and others in Asia’s developing countries to mobilize and scale up investments in clean energy. A previous USAID program had achieved broad success in mobilizing more than $275 million in new private investment for 21 clean energy projects...


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Introduction and Background to CTI PFAN

The Private Financing Advisory Network (CTI PFAN) is a multilateral public-private partnership that nurtures promising, innovative clean and renewable energy projects by bridging the gap between investors and clean energy entrepreneurs and project developers.

CTI PFAN brings together private sector companies with...


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28 December 2013: The Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) of the World Bank has published its annual report for 2013, marking the 30th year since ESMAP's founding. The report highlights programmes, results, outputs and budgetary information from 2013, and looks ahead at work to be undertaken in coming years....


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First page of LEAD Factsheet in Laos

ໂຄງການ ການພັດທະນາການປ່ອຍອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວຕ າ ່ສ າລັບທະວິີບອາຊີ (LEAD) ຂອງ USAID ຈະຊ່ວຍເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດຂອງ ພາກລັດຖະບານ, ເອກກະຊົນ ແລະ ອົງກອນຕ່າງໆ ໃນທະວີບອາຊີ ໃນການເສີມສ້າງ ຍຸດທະສາດສ າລັບການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ ໃນທຸກຂະແໜງເສດຖະກິດຂອງປະເທດນັ້ນໆ. ໂຄງການ LEAD ນີ້ ມີໄລຍະເວລາຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ 5 ປີ ແລະ ມີຈຸດປະສົງເພື່ອເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດໃນການພັດທະນາ ແລະ ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ ຍຸດທະສາດ ສ າລັບ ການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ (LEDS) ລວມທັງ ການສ າຫຼວດອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວ ແລະ ການພັດທະນາຕະຫຼາດກາກບອນ. ໂຄງການນີ້ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດຢູ່ໃນ 11 ປະເທດໃນຂົງເຂດອາຊີ ເຊິ່ງລວມມີ:ບັງກະລາເທດ, ກ າປູເຈຍ, ອິນເດຍ, ອິນໂດເນເຊຍ, ລາວ, ມາເລເຊຍ, ເນປານ, ປາປົວນິວກີນີ, ຟີລິບປີນ,ໄທ ແລະ ຫວຽດນາມ.


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LEAD Program Fact Sheet

USAID's regional LEAD program supports developing countries in Asia to achieve long-term, transformative development and accelerate sustainable, climate-resilient economic growth while slowing the growth of greenhouse gas emissions. The LEAD program supports and enhances country-led development programs, plans, and policies, and complements efforts of other international donors and organizations to...


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First page of LEAD Factsheet in Vietnamese language

Chương trình LEAD khu vực của USAID giúp chính phủ các nước châu Á, các doanh nghiệp, và các tổ chức xây dựng các khuôn khổ cho phát triển carbon thấp bền vững ở tất cả các lĩnh vực kinh tế. Chương trình năm năm này được thiết kế để...


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A comprehensive assessment of clean energy resource potential is a critical building block for planning and implementing a low emission development strategy (LEDS). The United States Government’s Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) initiative1 is launching a regional capacity building activity in Asia to support a community of practitioners in using tools and...


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Presentation by Chhavi Dhingra, Program Manager-Capacity Building, EMBARQ India at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titled "Transport"


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Presentation by Paul Needham, President, SIMPA Networks at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titled "Access to Finance for Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP) and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) Sectors"


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Presentation by S.S.Krishnan, Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP), Bangalore at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2, Sector Breakout Sessions titled "Public and Private Sector Case Studies in Climate Finance Energy Efficiency"

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Presentation by Nintira Abhisinha, VP Finance, Bangchak Petroleum at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titled "Renewable Energy"
 


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Presentation William Beloe, Senior Operations Officer, International Finance Corporation at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Sector Breakout Sessions: Public and Private Sector Case Studies in Climate Finance Energy Efficiency


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Presentation by Anjali Garg, Energy Specialist, Sustainable Business Advisory International at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titled "Renewable Energy"

 

 


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Presentation by Sakshi Varma, Access to Finance Advisory, South Asia, International Finance Corporation at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titled "Access to Finance for Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP) and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise...


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Cover of the Nepal District Climate and Energy Plans case study

Nepal views the economy, society, and environment as the pillars of green growth and sustainable development. These three pillars are being mainstreamed into the development process through formulation of supportive national policies and through climate change-related initiatives. One example of this mainstreaming is the national government support provided to local...


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One of the challenges facing the world today is to provide sustainable energy to all citizens. The task is massive but solutions often come from small, localized initiatives. The Lighting a Billion Lives (LaBL) initiative launched by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) aims to replace kerosene-based lighting with cleaner,...


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Developing countries are faced with the dual challenge of reducing poverty while improving management of natural capital and mitigating the emission of greenhouse gases (GHG) and local pollutants. The challenge is particularly acute for large, rapidly growing economies, such as India, China and Brazil. In 2007 the Energy Sector Management...


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Presentation by Ms. Shannon Cowlin, Supervisor, Sustainability Analysis, National Renewable Energy Laboratory at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low...


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Presentation by Mr. Ingo Puhl, Managing Director,  South Pole Carbon at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission...


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Presentation by Dr. P. Abdul Salam Energy Field of Study, AIT at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low...


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Presentation by Dr. Chaiwat Muncharoen Deputy Executive Director, TGO at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission Development...


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USAID’s GCCI CLEER Protocol Activity aligns with USAID Change and Development Strategy goals of reducing, mitigating, and sequestering emissions of GHGs and supports the Administration’s focus on achieving measurable results. The GCCI CLEER Protocol address the above challenges by establishing a standardized methodology for determining if and how GHG reductions...


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During the next 25 years, the direction that Asian countries take to meet their energy needs will have a profound impact on global climate change, energy security, local environmental conditions, human health, and the world economy. The report focuses primarily on Asia’s six largest developing countries in terms of energy....


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GHG Accounting and Inventories

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Staff from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Low Emissions Asian Development (LEAD) program and U.S. Forest Service have developed a new multimedia guide to support field training on carbon accounting of mangroves and other forested wetlands in Asia. The annotated field guide aims to help trainers, researchers, and...


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The Asian Greenhouse Gas Management Center (AGMC) is a new regional facility that serves as an “open platform” for coordinating and delivering state-of-the-art training, needs assessments, and innovative solutions for improved greenhouse gas management across Asia.  The AGMC was launched with support from USAID's Low Emissions Asian Development (LEAD) program.
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Mitigating climate change can be accomplished through policies, programmes or projects conceived specifically for that purpose. It can also be achieved with policies, programmes or projects that meet development priorities while taking into account climate concerns. Policies, programmes, or projects that consider development and climate objectives simultaneously can deliver co-benefits.
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National greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories in Asia exhibit diversity in their methodological complexity, accuracy, and specificity to national circumstances. In addition, the majority of GHG inventory estimates rely on default GHG emission factors provided by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), as opposed to using country-specific emission factors (CSEFs)...


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7 November 2013:  The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Risø Centre has released a working paper titled 'Sustainable Development Impacts of NAMAs: An integrated approach to assessment of co-benefits based on experience with the Clean Development Mechanism's (CDM).' The paper assesses the sustainable development impacts of Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs)...


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The road to NAMAs

This report provides a summary of the Asia-Pacific regional workshop on promoting international collaboration to facilitate the preparation, submission and implementation of nationally appropriate mitigation actions (NAMAs), which took place in Singapore from 13 to 15 August 2013. The workshop brought together experts from the Asia-Pacific region, as well as...


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Presentation titled "Progress of preparing GHG inventories in Indonesi" by Ms. Sulistyowati, Ministry of Environment, Indonesia.

Souce: dnpi.go.id/DMS.V3/download.php?id=205‎...


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First page of LEAD Factsheet in Laos

ໂຄງການ ການພັດທະນາການປ່ອຍອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວຕ າ ່ສ າລັບທະວິີບອາຊີ (LEAD) ຂອງ USAID ຈະຊ່ວຍເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດຂອງ ພາກລັດຖະບານ, ເອກກະຊົນ ແລະ ອົງກອນຕ່າງໆ ໃນທະວີບອາຊີ ໃນການເສີມສ້າງ ຍຸດທະສາດສ າລັບການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ ໃນທຸກຂະແໜງເສດຖະກິດຂອງປະເທດນັ້ນໆ. ໂຄງການ LEAD ນີ້ ມີໄລຍະເວລາຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ 5 ປີ ແລະ ມີຈຸດປະສົງເພື່ອເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດໃນການພັດທະນາ ແລະ ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ ຍຸດທະສາດ ສ າລັບ ການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ (LEDS) ລວມທັງ ການສ າຫຼວດອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວ ແລະ ການພັດທະນາຕະຫຼາດກາກບອນ. ໂຄງການນີ້ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດຢູ່ໃນ 11 ປະເທດໃນຂົງເຂດອາຊີ ເຊິ່ງລວມມີ:ບັງກະລາເທດ, ກ າປູເຈຍ, ອິນເດຍ, ອິນໂດເນເຊຍ, ລາວ, ມາເລເຊຍ, ເນປານ, ປາປົວນິວກີນີ, ຟີລິບປີນ,ໄທ ແລະ ຫວຽດນາມ.


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LEAD Program Fact Sheet

USAID's regional LEAD program supports developing countries in Asia to achieve long-term, transformative development and accelerate sustainable, climate-resilient economic growth while slowing the growth of greenhouse gas emissions. The LEAD program supports and enhances country-led development programs, plans, and policies, and complements efforts of other international donors and organizations to...


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First page of LEAD Factsheet in Vietnamese language

Chương trình LEAD khu vực của USAID giúp chính phủ các nước châu Á, các doanh nghiệp, và các tổ chức xây dựng các khuôn khổ cho phát triển carbon thấp bền vững ở tất cả các lĩnh vực kinh tế. Chương trình năm năm này được thiết kế để...


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Forested wetlands, including mangroves, peat swamps, cypress domes, and related ecosystems, are believed to hold some of the highest carbon densities among terrestrial (soil and vegetation) systems. It it is estimated that these ecosystems store more than five times the amount of carbon compared to tropical upland forested ecosystems (not...


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30 May 2013 | Washington, D.C. | Voluntary demand for carbon offsetting grew 4% in 2012, when buyers committed more than $523 million to offset 101 million metric tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions. Private sector buyers flocked to offsets earned by planting trees, saving tropical forests, or distributing clean cookstoves...


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Presentation by Tom Baumann, USAID LEAD Program (Greenhouse Gas Management Insitute) at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2, titled "Ensuring Climate Finance Readiness-Concrete Actions and Next Steps"

 


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Presentation by Nadir Ehsan, Senior Municipal Development Specialist, Cities Development Initiative for Asia at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titled "Transport" 


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Presentation by Wayne Zhou, CDM Specialist (Consultant), Carbon Market Program, Asian Development Bank at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titled "Transport"


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Recognizing the upward trend in global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, the Royal Thai Government is prompting a paradigm shift within society and behavior change among its citizens towards low carbon practices. This includes transforming thinking about development at the national and local levels—such as among policymakers and other stakeholders—towards a...


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The Prime Minister of Vietnam approved the Green Growth Strategy submitted by the Minister of Planning and Investment on September 25, 2012.  The Decision notes that "Green growth, towards the low-carbon economy, natural capital enrichment has become a decisive tendency in sustainable economic development; reduction in emissions and increase in...


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Presentation by Mr. Leandro Buendia, Consultant at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum...


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Presentation by Ms. Joyceline A. Goco Deputy Executive Director, Climate Change Office, Philippines Climate Change Commission at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at the Side Event titled "An Introduction to Low Emission...


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A greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory can be a valuable tool for developing policies and programs that address climate change and economic development. GHG inventories estimate emissions to and removals from the atmosphere over time. This information can help a country:

  • Understand national GHG emissions, removals, and trends
  • Identify
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USAID’s GCCI CLEER Protocol Activity aligns with USAID Change and Development Strategy goals of reducing, mitigating, and sequestering emissions of GHGs and supports the Administration’s focus on achieving measurable results. The GCCI CLEER Protocol address the above challenges by establishing a standardized methodology for determining if and how GHG reductions...


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The Greenhouse Gas Protocol (GHGP) is an example of a best practice in GHG accounting that the LEAD Program promotes. Through the GHGP, the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) work with businesses to develop standards and tools that...


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From the Executive Summary:

The Second National Communication of Thailand was prepared through wide cooperation between various government agencies, research and academic institutes. Under the policy guidance from the National Climate Change Committee, the project was carried out by the Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning. The...


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Viet Nam signed and ratified the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in 1992 and 1994 respectively. The Kyoto Protocol (KP) was also signed and ratified in 1998 and 2002 respectively. Viet Nam is a non-Annex I Party to the UNFCCC. The Ministry of...


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This initial National Communication (NC) has been prepared under the stewardship of the National Steering Committee chaired by the Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment. For the preparation of this NC, the Second Conference of Parties guidelines and the 1995 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change...


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India is a Party to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Government of India attaches great importance to climate change issues. The Convention aims to stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at levels that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with...


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From the Foreword:

This First National Communication of Cambodia to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) describes the 1994 greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory and the steps that Cambodia plans to undertake to address climate change.

 


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From the Executive Summary:

Bangladesh as a signatory to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and pursuant to Article 4.1 and 12.1 of the UNFCCC, is committed to submit to the Conference of Parties (COP) National Communication comprising the status of GHG emission, climate change and vulnerability,...


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Indonesia strongly supports the objective of the UNFCCC to prevent the anthropogenic gas concentration in the atmosphere exceeding a level that would endanger the existence of life on earth. Its position is in line with the IPCC findings that global warming is a real threat to human...


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From the Foreword:

The climate change issue is a challenge to the world community and all countries should address this issue collectively and seriously. The signature of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic to the FCCC proof of the country's seriousness in cooperating with the world community in addressing the issue...


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From the Executive Summary:

Nepal, along with over 150 other nations, signed the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992. Nepal ratified the Convention on 2nd May in 1994, and this convention...


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Mr. Leandro Buendia, Coordinator for the UNFCCC Southeast Asia Greenhouse Gas Inventory Capacity Building Project, explains the fundamentals of national greenhouse gas inventories. In partnership with the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Secretariat, the project is supported by USAID's Bureau for Economic Growth, Education, and...


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From the Executive Summary:

This Initial National Communication contains a series of activities implemented by the Government of Papua New Guinea (GoPNG) in consultation with communities and nongovernment organisations since 1998. The Office of the Environment and Conservation (OEC) was tasked to co-ordinate the implementation of the initiative with UNDP...


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From the Executive Summary:

As a country Party to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Philippines is bound by its commitment to prepare and submit its National Communication on Climate Change. The preparation was made possible under the project PHI/97/G31 entitled “Enabling the Philippines to Prepare...


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Green Growth

Green growth is a new inclusive development paradigm to help countries increase resource efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and spur economic growth across all sectors of economy. To help communicate the concept of green growth and highlight the benefits that countries can enjoy through greening key sectors of the economy...


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Countries around the world are increasingly seeking to adopt green growth strategies that help accelerate a country’s economic development while maximizing environmental and social benefits. LEDS are country-led, country-specific national strategic analysis and planning processes covering all economic sectors—based on sound analytical foundations—that articulate concrete actions, policies, programs, and implementation...


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Mitigating climate change can be accomplished through policies, programmes or projects conceived specifically for that purpose. It can also be achieved with policies, programmes or projects that meet development priorities while taking into account climate concerns. Policies, programmes, or projects that consider development and climate objectives simultaneously can deliver co-benefits.
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This video provides highlights of interviews with international experts, policymakers, and private sector representatives on the topic of financing for low-emission projects and initiatives in Asia. An estimated USD 140-175 billion annually will be required for developing countries to effectively mitigate the effects of climate change by 2030. The Asia...


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This LEAD program presentation was given in Thanh Hoa, Vietnam by Scott Mueller from the LEAD team and the Institute for Sustainable Communities. Scott is also Co-Chair of the LEDS Global Partnership Working Group on Subnational LEDS.


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UNU report

This report, titled "Urban Development with Climate Co-Benefits: Aligning Climate, Environmental and Other Development Goals in Cities" and written by UN-IAS and supported by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan, provides insights of successful ways to promote, design, and implement the urban co-benefits approach.

The achievement of...


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Climate Finance Advisory Service by CDKN

The Climate Finance Advisory Service (CFAS), created by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), aims to provide climate finance advice in response to queries. Users of the service will be able to submit queries through the website. The service offering includes:

  • Rapid response service
  • ...

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The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has released a report outlining results of its work from 2008-2012 in the Asia-Pacific region, highlighting the need to continue addressing social inclusion, climate impacts and governance issues. The report says that the region has already reached the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of halving poverty...


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Green Growth Best Practiice Initiative Factsheet


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LEAD Program Fact Sheet

USAID's regional LEAD program supports developing countries in Asia to achieve long-term, transformative development and accelerate sustainable, climate-resilient economic growth while slowing the growth of greenhouse gas emissions. The LEAD program supports and enhances country-led development programs, plans, and policies, and complements efforts of other international donors and organizations to...


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First page of LEAD Factsheet in Vietnamese language

Chương trình LEAD khu vực của USAID giúp chính phủ các nước châu Á, các doanh nghiệp, và các tổ chức xây dựng các khuôn khổ cho phát triển carbon thấp bền vững ở tất cả các lĩnh vực kinh tế. Chương trình năm năm này được thiết kế để...


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First page of LEAD Factsheet in Laos

ໂຄງການ ການພັດທະນາການປ່ອຍອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວຕ າ ່ສ າລັບທະວິີບອາຊີ (LEAD) ຂອງ USAID ຈະຊ່ວຍເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດຂອງ ພາກລັດຖະບານ, ເອກກະຊົນ ແລະ ອົງກອນຕ່າງໆ ໃນທະວີບອາຊີ ໃນການເສີມສ້າງ ຍຸດທະສາດສ າລັບການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ ໃນທຸກຂະແໜງເສດຖະກິດຂອງປະເທດນັ້ນໆ. ໂຄງການ LEAD ນີ້ ມີໄລຍະເວລາຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ 5 ປີ ແລະ ມີຈຸດປະສົງເພື່ອເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດໃນການພັດທະນາ ແລະ ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ ຍຸດທະສາດ ສ າລັບ ການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ (LEDS) ລວມທັງ ການສ າຫຼວດອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວ ແລະ ການພັດທະນາຕະຫຼາດກາກບອນ. ໂຄງການນີ້ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດຢູ່ໃນ 11 ປະເທດໃນຂົງເຂດອາຊີ ເຊິ່ງລວມມີ:ບັງກະລາເທດ, ກ າປູເຈຍ, ອິນເດຍ, ອິນໂດເນເຊຍ, ລາວ, ມາເລເຊຍ, ເນປານ, ປາປົວນິວກີນີ, ຟີລິບປີນ,ໄທ ແລະ ຫວຽດນາມ.


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Cover page of China Greentech Initiative 2013 Report

The China Greentech Report 2013 is the culmination of an open source, 0commercial collaboration of more than one hundred leading technology companies, service providers, investors, policy makers, NGOs and advisors who participated in the China Greentech Initiative’s 2012 Partner Program. These organizations collaborate by ecosystem and commit their expertise, time...


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Asia is at a crossroads. As the world's most populous region, with a rising share of global greenhouse gas emissions, and as the region most vulnerable to climate risks, this book recognizes low-carbon green growth is imperative for developing Asia. It reviews low-carbon policy initiatives taken by Asian countries at...


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Cover page of REDD and GE symposium report

13 August 2013 - The UN Collaborative Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries (UN-REDD), in collaboration with the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), the UN Office for REDD+ Coordination in Indonesia (UNORCID), the Government of Indonesia and other partners, has released the report of the...


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This issue of the Green Growth and Development Quarterly, published by the The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) of India, includes interviews with prominent experts, including TCA Anant (Secretary, Ministry of Statistical Planning and Implementation); and Sir Partha Dasgupta and Pronab Sen (Chairman, National Statistical Commission). The issue also features...


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The video includes interviews and highlights of presentations shared at a special session on low emission development strategies (LEDS) and green growth policies and programs at the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit on February 2, 2013 in New Delhi, India. With support from the USAID LEAD program and the Climate...


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Presentation by Anjali Garg, Energy Specialist, Sustainable Business Advisory International at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titled "Renewable Energy"

 

 


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Presentation by Chhavi Dhingra, Program Manager-Capacity Building, EMBARQ India at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titled "Transport"


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Presentation by Nadir Ehsan, Senior Municipal Development Specialist, Cities Development Initiative for Asia at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titled "Transport" 


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Presentation by by Irfa Ampri, Director of the Center for Climate Change Financing and Multilateral Policy, Fiscal Policy Office, Ministry of Finance, Indonesia at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2, Plenary titled "Mainstreaming LEDS Finance in...


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Presentation by Wayne Zhou, CDM Specialist (Consultant), Carbon Market Program, Asian Development Bank at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titled "Transport"


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Presentation by Nintira Abhisinha, VP Finance, Bangchak Petroleum at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titled "Renewable Energy"
 


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Presentation by Nguyen Tuan Anh, Deputy Director General, Ministry of Planning and Investment, Vietnam at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titled "Mainstreaming LEDS Finance in National Budgets and Plans" 

 


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Presentation by Nguyen Tuan Anh, Deputy Director General, Ministry of Planning and Investment, Vietnam at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 1 titled Presentations on National Frameworks to Support Green Finance


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Presentation by Barbara Buchner, Senior Director, Climate Policy Initiative Europe at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Opening Plenary: New Business Opportunities for Green Growth


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Presentation by Tessie Tan, President, BPI Globe BanKO at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 1 titled Bank and Private Equity Perspectives on Climate Friendly Investments

 


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Presentation by Joe N Pokana, Senior Policy Analyst, Office of Climate Change and Development Papua New Guinea at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 1 titled Presentations on National Frameworks to Support Green Finance


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Presentation by Brad Johnson, Senior Financial Advisor, Center for Clean Air Policy at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Pre-Workshop Event: Introduction to LEDS and Climate Financing titled "Introduction to LEDS and Green Growth"


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Presentation by  by Orestes Anastasia, Co-Chair, Asia LEDS Partnership, and Senior Regional Climate Change Advisor, USAID Regional Development Mission for Asia at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Plenary: Introduction to LEDS and Green Growth 


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Presentation by Aidan Stretch, USAID LEAD Program at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Pre-Workshop Event: Introduction to LEDS and Climate Financing titled "LEDS and the Climate Finance Landscape in Asia"

 


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Presentation by Akm Mahfuzuddin Ahmed, Principal Climate Change Specialist, South Asia Regional Department, Asian Development Bank at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Plenary: Introduction and Economics of Climate Change titled Impacts in South and Southeast Asia

 

 

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Cover of the Fast Out of the Fater report, Volume 1

This report reviews the main public and private sector funds and mechanisms for financing low emission projects, businesses, and infrastructure in the Asia region that mitigate emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and thereby address climate change.The study aims to help Asian policymakers, public and private fund managers, banks, and even...


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The Vietnam Green Growth Strategy (VGGS) aims to accelerate the process of economic restructuring in order to use natural resources efficiently, reduce greenhouse gas emissions through research and application of modern technologies, develop infrastructure to improve the entire efficiency of the economy, cope with climate change, contribute to poverty reduction,...


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Cover of the Nepal District Climate and Energy Plans case study

Nepal views the economy, society, and environment as the pillars of green growth and sustainable development. These three pillars are being mainstreamed into the development process through formulation of supportive national policies and through climate change-related initiatives. One example of this mainstreaming is the national government support provided to local...


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This project promotes the Green Economy in developing countries and emerging economies as a realistic approach towards low carbon development. It will be implemented in cooperation with UNEP (focus on macroeconomic policies) , with special regard...


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This flyer, prepared for the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2013 session on "Learning from Green Growth Initiatives in Asia", highlights national and subnational policies, plans, and initiatives in support of low emission development in Nepal. It was prepared by the Alternative Energy Promotion Centre under the Ministry of Science, Technology...


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This flyer, prepared for the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2013 session on "Learning from Green Growth Initiatives in Asia", highlights national and subnational policies, plans, and initiatives in support of low emission development in Thailand. It was prepared by the Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (TGO) under the Royal Thai...


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LEDS and Green Growth Initiatives in Vietnam flyer thumbnail

This flyer, prepared for the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2013 session on "Learning from Green Growth Initiatives in Asia", highlights national and subnational policies, plans, and initiatives in support of low emission development in Vietnam. It was prepared by the Department of Science, Education, Natural Resources and Environment of the...


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India: LEDS and Green Growth Initiatives Flyer for DSDS

This flyer, prepared for the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2013 session on "Learning from Green Growth Initiatives in Asia", highlights national and subnational policies, plans, and initiaitives in support of green growth and low emission development in India. It was prepared by the The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in...


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Green Growth Innovation report cover

Achieving global goals for poverty reduction, economic growth and environmental health will require widespread innovation and implementation of new and appropriate “green growth” technologies. Establishing a sufficiently large suite of innovative options, suitable to all economies, and at the urgent pace required will involve unprecedented innovation activity not only from...


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Cover of the ESMAP Planning for a Low Carbon Future publication

Developing countries are faced with the dual challenge of reducing poverty while improving management of natural capital and mitigating the emission of greenhouse gases (GHG) and local pollutants. The challenge is particularly acute for large, rapidly growing economies, such as India, China and Brazil. In 2007 the Energy Sector Management...


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Vietnam Green Growth Strategy cover

The Prime Minister of Vietnam approved the Green Growth Strategy submitted by the Minister of Planning and Investment on September 25, 2012.  The Decision notes that "Green growth, towards the low-carbon economy, natural capital enrichment has become a decisive tendency in sustainable economic development; reduction in emissions and increase in...


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Presentation by Dr. Helen Lee Cambodia Program Manager, Global Green Growth Institute at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia...


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Presentation by Ms. Nguyen Thi Dieu Trinh Official, Ministry of Planning and Investment of Vietnam at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives...


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Presentation by Dr. Kamakshi Nadisha Perera-Mubarak Social Specialist, Metro Colombo Urban Development Project, Ministry of Defence and Urban Development of Sri Lanka at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at...


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Presentation by Mr. Said Irandoust President, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives


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Presentation by Ms. Joyceline A. Goco Deputy Executive Director, Philippine Climate Change Commission at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Opening Plenary: Catalyzing Green Growth in Asia


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Presentation by Ms. Nguyen Thi Dieu TrinhOfficer, Department of Science, Education, Natural Resources and Environment, Vietnam Ministry of Planning and Investment at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at the Side Event titled...


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Presentation by Mr. Ron Benioff, Director, GGBP at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Side Event titled "Green Growth Best Practices (GGBP) Initiative"


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The report is produced jointly by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
The Asia and Pacific region faces a new economic reality, a development context that is increasingly  influenced by...


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This is a publication of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) based in the Republic of Korea. GGGI issued an English-language version of the book “Green Growth in Motion: Sharing Korea’s Experience” in May 2011, outlining the country’s goals for green growth. The book includes details on implementing a policy...


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LEDS

Green growth is a new inclusive development paradigm to help countries increase resource efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and spur economic growth across all sectors of economy. To help communicate the concept of green growth and highlight the benefits that countries can enjoy through greening key sectors of the economy...


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Countries around the world are increasingly seeking to adopt green growth strategies that help accelerate a country’s economic development while maximizing environmental and social benefits. LEDS are country-led, country-specific national strategic analysis and planning processes covering all economic sectors—based on sound analytical foundations—that articulate concrete actions, policies, programs, and implementation...


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Considerable effort has been made to address the transition to a low-carbon economy. A key focus of these efforts has been on developing national low emissions development strategies (LEDS). Enabling these plans are well-functioning national, regional, and international low emission development networks and knowledge platforms. To better understand the role...


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EC-LEDS Fact Sheet: Advancing Low Emission Growth in the Philippines cover page

The Philippines, an island nation of nearly 100 million people and one of the world’s 15 most populous nations, is grappling with the challenge of expanding economic opportunities for its people. At the same time, it is one of the nations at greatest risk from climate change impacts, including rising...


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This video provides highlights of interviews with international experts, policymakers, and private sector representatives on the topic of financing for low-emission projects and initiatives in Asia. An estimated USD 140-175 billion annually will be required for developing countries to effectively mitigate the effects of climate change by 2030. The Asia...


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EC-LEDS Fact Sheet: U.S. Government Supports Low emission economic growth cover page

Countries around the world face the challenge of maintaining long-term sustainable economic growth and development under the threat of climate change. By identifying and pursuing a sustainable development pathway now, they are better positioned to reach their economic growth goals while addressing climate change impacts and lowering greenhouse gas (GHG)...


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Bangladesh is widely considered to be one of the nations most threatened by climate change. With two-thirds of the country less than 20 feet above sea level, the intrusion of salt into freshwater wells, frequent flooding, and the displacement of people from their homes is an ongoing threat. At the...


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This presentation, given on the sidelines of the nineteenth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 19) in November 2013 in Warsaw, Poland, provides an overview of the LEDS Global Partnership, a network of more than 100 countries and international programs that enhances coordination, information exchange, and cooperation to...


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Climate Finance Advisory Service by CDKN

The Climate Finance Advisory Service (CFAS), created by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), aims to provide climate finance advice in response to queries. Users of the service will be able to submit queries through the website. The service offering includes:

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The Asia LEDS Partnership serves as a platform to promote and support low emission development across the region. The partnership supports peer-to-peer learning, knowledge sharing, and improved coordination and cooperation among governmental and non-governmental partners to help Asian countries achieve transformative, sustainable economic growth in the 21st century.

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First page of LEAD Factsheet in Laos

ໂຄງການ ການພັດທະນາການປ່ອຍອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວຕ າ ່ສ າລັບທະວິີບອາຊີ (LEAD) ຂອງ USAID ຈະຊ່ວຍເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດຂອງ ພາກລັດຖະບານ, ເອກກະຊົນ ແລະ ອົງກອນຕ່າງໆ ໃນທະວີບອາຊີ ໃນການເສີມສ້າງ ຍຸດທະສາດສ າລັບການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ ໃນທຸກຂະແໜງເສດຖະກິດຂອງປະເທດນັ້ນໆ. ໂຄງການ LEAD ນີ້ ມີໄລຍະເວລາຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ 5 ປີ ແລະ ມີຈຸດປະສົງເພື່ອເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດໃນການພັດທະນາ ແລະ ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ ຍຸດທະສາດ ສ າລັບ ການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ (LEDS) ລວມທັງ ການສ າຫຼວດອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວ ແລະ ການພັດທະນາຕະຫຼາດກາກບອນ. ໂຄງການນີ້ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດຢູ່ໃນ 11 ປະເທດໃນຂົງເຂດອາຊີ ເຊິ່ງລວມມີ:ບັງກະລາເທດ, ກ າປູເຈຍ, ອິນເດຍ, ອິນໂດເນເຊຍ, ລາວ, ມາເລເຊຍ, ເນປານ, ປາປົວນິວກີນີ, ຟີລິບປີນ,ໄທ ແລະ ຫວຽດນາມ.


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LEAD Program Fact Sheet

USAID's regional LEAD program supports developing countries in Asia to achieve long-term, transformative development and accelerate sustainable, climate-resilient economic growth while slowing the growth of greenhouse gas emissions. The LEAD program supports and enhances country-led development programs, plans, and policies, and complements efforts of other international donors and organizations to...


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First page of LEAD Factsheet in Vietnamese language

Chương trình LEAD khu vực của USAID giúp chính phủ các nước châu Á, các doanh nghiệp, và các tổ chức xây dựng các khuôn khổ cho phát triển carbon thấp bền vững ở tất cả các lĩnh vực kinh tế. Chương trình năm năm này được thiết kế để...


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LEAD Fact Sheet (Thai)

USAID ดำเนินโครงการ LEAD เพื่อเพิ่มขีดความสามารถของรัฐบาล ภาคธุรกิจ และองค์กรต่างๆ ในทวีปเอเชียในการพัฒนาเศรษฐกิจในแนวทางคาร์บอนตํ่าเพื่อการพัฒนาอย่างยั่งยืน โครงการมีระยะเวลาดำเนินการห้าปีและมีวัตถุประสงค์เพื่อเสริมสร้างศักยภาพในการพัฒนาLEDSและการนำกลยุทธ์ดังกล่าวไปปฏิบัติใช้อย่างมีประสิทธิภาพ การจัดทำบัญชีการปล่อยก๊าซเรือนกระจก และการสนับสนุนการพัฒนาตลาดคาร์บอน โครงการครอบคลุม 11 ประเทศในเอเชีย ได้แก่ บังคลาเทศ กัมพูชา อินเดีย อินโดนีเซีย ลาว มาเลเซีย เนปาล ปาปัวนิวกินี ฟิลิปปินส์ ไทย และเวียดนาม


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Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) is a U.S. Government program to support developing countries’ efforts to pursue long-term, transformative development and accelerate sustainable, climate-resilient economic growth while slowing the growth of greenhouse gas emissions.

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A comprehensive assessment of clean energy resource potential is a critical building block for planning and implementing a low emission development strategy (LEDS). The United States Government’s Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) initiative1 is launching a regional capacity building activity in Asia to support a community of practitioners in using tools and...


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This report reviews the main public and private sector funds and mechanisms for financing low emission projects, businesses, and infrastructure in the Asia region that mitigate emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and thereby address climate change.The study aims to help Asian policymakers, public and private fund managers, banks, and even...


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This project, implemented by  World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), will establish country specific Low Carbon Plans (LCP). These LCPs will be the basis to create momentum for the uptake of mitigation and adaptation targets and measures in government policies and programmes as well as by civil society, and the...


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As part of the Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI), the USAID-supported Lowering Emissions in Asia’s Forests (LEAF) program is a five-year effort that started in January 2011 to promote regional collaboration in the forestry land-use sector. LEAF’s approach allows the LMI countries to learn directly from each other and from U.S....


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Developing countries are faced with the dual challenge of reducing poverty while improving management of natural capital and mitigating the emission of greenhouse gases (GHG) and local pollutants. The challenge is particularly acute for large, rapidly growing economies, such as India, China and Brazil. In 2007 the Energy Sector Management...


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This is the Khmer language version of the Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) initiative fact sheet.  EC-LEDS is a U.S. Government program to support developing countries’ efforts to pursue long-term, transformative development and accelerate sustainable, climate-resilient economic growth while slowing the growth of greenhouse gas emissions....


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Presentation by Ms. Sophie Punte Executive Director, Clean Air Initiative at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission...


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Presentation by Mr. Vikash K. Talyan Technical Expert, The Gold Standard Foundation at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia...


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Presentation by Ms. Joyceline A. Goco Deputy Executive Director, Climate Change Office, Philippines Climate Change Commission at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at the Side Event titled "An Introduction to Low Emission...


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Presentation by Mr. Ron Benioff, Director, GGBP at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Side Event titled "Green Growth Best Practices (GGBP) Initiative"


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Monitoring and Evaluation/Impact Assessment

Mitigating climate change can be accomplished through policies, programmes or projects conceived specifically for that purpose. It can also be achieved with policies, programmes or projects that meet development priorities while taking into account climate concerns. Policies, programmes, or projects that consider development and climate objectives simultaneously can deliver co-benefits.
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7 November 2013:  The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Risø Centre has released a working paper titled 'Sustainable Development Impacts of NAMAs: An integrated approach to assessment of co-benefits based on experience with the Clean Development Mechanism's (CDM).' The paper assesses the sustainable development impacts of Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs)...


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First page of LEAD Factsheet in Laos

ໂຄງການ ການພັດທະນາການປ່ອຍອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວຕ າ ່ສ າລັບທະວິີບອາຊີ (LEAD) ຂອງ USAID ຈະຊ່ວຍເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດຂອງ ພາກລັດຖະບານ, ເອກກະຊົນ ແລະ ອົງກອນຕ່າງໆ ໃນທະວີບອາຊີ ໃນການເສີມສ້າງ ຍຸດທະສາດສ າລັບການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ ໃນທຸກຂະແໜງເສດຖະກິດຂອງປະເທດນັ້ນໆ. ໂຄງການ LEAD ນີ້ ມີໄລຍະເວລາຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ 5 ປີ ແລະ ມີຈຸດປະສົງເພື່ອເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດໃນການພັດທະນາ ແລະ ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ ຍຸດທະສາດ ສ າລັບ ການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ (LEDS) ລວມທັງ ການສ າຫຼວດອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວ ແລະ ການພັດທະນາຕະຫຼາດກາກບອນ. ໂຄງການນີ້ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດຢູ່ໃນ 11 ປະເທດໃນຂົງເຂດອາຊີ ເຊິ່ງລວມມີ:ບັງກະລາເທດ, ກ າປູເຈຍ, ອິນເດຍ, ອິນໂດເນເຊຍ, ລາວ, ມາເລເຊຍ, ເນປານ, ປາປົວນິວກີນີ, ຟີລິບປີນ,ໄທ ແລະ ຫວຽດນາມ.


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First page of LEAD Factsheet in Vietnamese language

Chương trình LEAD khu vực của USAID giúp chính phủ các nước châu Á, các doanh nghiệp, và các tổ chức xây dựng các khuôn khổ cho phát triển carbon thấp bền vững ở tất cả các lĩnh vực kinh tế. Chương trình năm năm này được thiết kế để...


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Presentation by Ms. Laura Wuertenberger Global Sustainability, Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at...


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Presentation by Mr. Peter Ballinger Director, Overseas Private Investment Corporation at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission...


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National Communications

First page of LEAD Factsheet in Vietnamese language

Chương trình LEAD khu vực của USAID giúp chính phủ các nước châu Á, các doanh nghiệp, và các tổ chức xây dựng các khuôn khổ cho phát triển carbon thấp bền vững ở tất cả các lĩnh vực kinh tế. Chương trình năm năm này được thiết kế để...


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First page of LEAD Factsheet in Laos

ໂຄງການ ການພັດທະນາການປ່ອຍອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວຕ າ ່ສ າລັບທະວິີບອາຊີ (LEAD) ຂອງ USAID ຈະຊ່ວຍເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດຂອງ ພາກລັດຖະບານ, ເອກກະຊົນ ແລະ ອົງກອນຕ່າງໆ ໃນທະວີບອາຊີ ໃນການເສີມສ້າງ ຍຸດທະສາດສ າລັບການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ ໃນທຸກຂະແໜງເສດຖະກິດຂອງປະເທດນັ້ນໆ. ໂຄງການ LEAD ນີ້ ມີໄລຍະເວລາຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ 5 ປີ ແລະ ມີຈຸດປະສົງເພື່ອເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດໃນການພັດທະນາ ແລະ ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ ຍຸດທະສາດ ສ າລັບ ການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ (LEDS) ລວມທັງ ການສ າຫຼວດອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວ ແລະ ການພັດທະນາຕະຫຼາດກາກບອນ. ໂຄງການນີ້ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດຢູ່ໃນ 11 ປະເທດໃນຂົງເຂດອາຊີ ເຊິ່ງລວມມີ:ບັງກະລາເທດ, ກ າປູເຈຍ, ອິນເດຍ, ອິນໂດເນເຊຍ, ລາວ, ມາເລເຊຍ, ເນປານ, ປາປົວນິວກີນີ, ຟີລິບປີນ,ໄທ ແລະ ຫວຽດນາມ.


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Cover image of Thailand's Second National Communication

From the Executive Summary:

The Second National Communication of Thailand was prepared through wide cooperation between various government agencies, research and academic institutes. Under the policy guidance from the National Climate Change Committee, the project was carried out by the Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning. The...


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From the Executive Summary:

This initial National Communication (NC) has been prepared under the stewardship of the National Steering Committee chaired by the Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment. For the preparation of this NC, the Second Conference of Parties guidelines and the 1995 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change...


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From the Executive Summary:

India is a Party to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Government of India attaches great importance to climate change issues. The Convention aims to stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at levels that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with...


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From the Executive Summary:

Bangladesh as a signatory to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and pursuant to Article 4.1 and 12.1 of the UNFCCC, is committed to submit to the Conference of Parties (COP) National Communication comprising the status of GHG emission, climate change and vulnerability,...


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From the Foreword:

This First National Communication of Cambodia to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) describes the 1994 greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory and the steps that Cambodia plans to undertake to address climate change.

 


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From the Preface:

Indonesia strongly supports the objective of the UNFCCC to prevent the anthropogenic gas concentration in the atmosphere exceeding a level that would endanger the existence of life on earth. Its position is in line with the IPCC findings that global warming is a real threat to human...


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From the Foreword:

The climate change issue is a challenge to the world community and all countries should address this issue collectively and seriously. The signature of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic to the FCCC proof of the country's seriousness in cooperating with the world community in addressing the issue...


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From the Executive Summary:

Nepal, along with over 150 other nations, signed the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992. Nepal ratified the Convention on 2nd May in 1994, and this convention...


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From the Executive Summary:

This Initial National Communication contains a series of activities implemented by the Government of Papua New Guinea (GoPNG) in consultation with communities and nongovernment organisations since 1998. The Office of the Environment and Conservation (OEC) was tasked to co-ordinate the implementation of the initiative with UNDP...


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From the Executive Summary:

As a country Party to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Philippines is bound by its commitment to prepare and submit its National Communication on Climate Change. The preparation was made possible under the project PHI/97/G31 entitled “Enabling the Philippines to Prepare...


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Policies and Plans

ESMAP Annual report cover

28 December 2013: The Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) of the World Bank has published its annual report for 2013, marking the 30th year since ESMAP's founding. The report highlights programmes, results, outputs and budgetary information from 2013, and looks ahead at work to be undertaken in coming years....


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UNU report

This report, titled "Urban Development with Climate Co-Benefits: Aligning Climate, Environmental and Other Development Goals in Cities" and written by UN-IAS and supported by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan, provides insights of successful ways to promote, design, and implement the urban co-benefits approach.

The achievement of...


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Understanding where the world stands in relation to its low-carbon and climate-resilient investment goals is a more urgent task than ever. This report, published by the Climate Policy Initiative (CPI), a team of analysts and advisors that work to improve the energy and land use policies around the world with...


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The road to NAMAs

This report provides a summary of the Asia-Pacific regional workshop on promoting international collaboration to facilitate the preparation, submission and implementation of nationally appropriate mitigation actions (NAMAs), which took place in Singapore from 13 to 15 August 2013. The workshop brought together experts from the Asia-Pacific region, as well as...


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First page of LEAD Factsheet in Vietnamese language

Chương trình LEAD khu vực của USAID giúp chính phủ các nước châu Á, các doanh nghiệp, và các tổ chức xây dựng các khuôn khổ cho phát triển carbon thấp bền vững ở tất cả các lĩnh vực kinh tế. Chương trình năm năm này được thiết kế để...


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First page of LEAD Factsheet in Laos

ໂຄງການ ການພັດທະນາການປ່ອຍອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວຕ າ ່ສ າລັບທະວິີບອາຊີ (LEAD) ຂອງ USAID ຈະຊ່ວຍເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດຂອງ ພາກລັດຖະບານ, ເອກກະຊົນ ແລະ ອົງກອນຕ່າງໆ ໃນທະວີບອາຊີ ໃນການເສີມສ້າງ ຍຸດທະສາດສ າລັບການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ ໃນທຸກຂະແໜງເສດຖະກິດຂອງປະເທດນັ້ນໆ. ໂຄງການ LEAD ນີ້ ມີໄລຍະເວລາຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ 5 ປີ ແລະ ມີຈຸດປະສົງເພື່ອເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດໃນການພັດທະນາ ແລະ ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ ຍຸດທະສາດ ສ າລັບ ການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ (LEDS) ລວມທັງ ການສ າຫຼວດອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວ ແລະ ການພັດທະນາຕະຫຼາດກາກບອນ. ໂຄງການນີ້ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດຢູ່ໃນ 11 ປະເທດໃນຂົງເຂດອາຊີ ເຊິ່ງລວມມີ:ບັງກະລາເທດ, ກ າປູເຈຍ, ອິນເດຍ, ອິນໂດເນເຊຍ, ລາວ, ມາເລເຊຍ, ເນປານ, ປາປົວນິວກີນີ, ຟີລິບປີນ,ໄທ ແລະ ຫວຽດນາມ.


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Low Carbon Green Growth in Asia cover

Asia is at a crossroads. As the world's most populous region, with a rising share of global greenhouse gas emissions, and as the region most vulnerable to climate risks, this book recognizes low-carbon green growth is imperative for developing Asia. It reviews low-carbon policy initiatives taken by Asian countries at...


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Front page of presentation

Presentation by Alex Heikens, United Nations Development Programme at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop Day 2 titled "Mainstreaming LEDS Finance in National Budgets and Plans"


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Programs/Projects

This video provides an introduction to the USAID Private Financing Advisory Network-Asia, a 5-year program supporting clean energy businesses in the developing countries of South and Southeast Asia.  Click on the image below, or view at: http://youtu.be/bz49E5teqhg...


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UNU report

This report, titled "Urban Development with Climate Co-Benefits: Aligning Climate, Environmental and Other Development Goals in Cities" and written by UN-IAS and supported by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan, provides insights of successful ways to promote, design, and implement the urban co-benefits approach.

The achievement of...


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7 November 2013:  The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Risø Centre has released a working paper titled 'Sustainable Development Impacts of NAMAs: An integrated approach to assessment of co-benefits based on experience with the Clean Development Mechanism's (CDM).' The paper assesses the sustainable development impacts of Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs)...


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LEAD Fact Sheet (Thai)

USAID ดำเนินโครงการ LEAD เพื่อเพิ่มขีดความสามารถของรัฐบาล ภาคธุรกิจ และองค์กรต่างๆ ในทวีปเอเชียในการพัฒนาเศรษฐกิจในแนวทางคาร์บอนตํ่าเพื่อการพัฒนาอย่างยั่งยืน โครงการมีระยะเวลาดำเนินการห้าปีและมีวัตถุประสงค์เพื่อเสริมสร้างศักยภาพในการพัฒนาLEDSและการนำกลยุทธ์ดังกล่าวไปปฏิบัติใช้อย่างมีประสิทธิภาพ การจัดทำบัญชีการปล่อยก๊าซเรือนกระจก และการสนับสนุนการพัฒนาตลาดคาร์บอน โครงการครอบคลุม 11 ประเทศในเอเชีย ได้แก่ บังคลาเทศ กัมพูชา อินเดีย อินโดนีเซีย ลาว มาเลเซีย เนปาล ปาปัวนิวกินี ฟิลิปปินส์ ไทย และเวียดนาม


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First page of LEAD Factsheet in Laos

ໂຄງການ ການພັດທະນາການປ່ອຍອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວຕ າ ່ສ າລັບທະວິີບອາຊີ (LEAD) ຂອງ USAID ຈະຊ່ວຍເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດຂອງ ພາກລັດຖະບານ, ເອກກະຊົນ ແລະ ອົງກອນຕ່າງໆ ໃນທະວີບອາຊີ ໃນການເສີມສ້າງ ຍຸດທະສາດສ າລັບການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ ໃນທຸກຂະແໜງເສດຖະກິດຂອງປະເທດນັ້ນໆ. ໂຄງການ LEAD ນີ້ ມີໄລຍະເວລາຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ 5 ປີ ແລະ ມີຈຸດປະສົງເພື່ອເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດໃນການພັດທະນາ ແລະ ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ ຍຸດທະສາດ ສ າລັບ ການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ (LEDS) ລວມທັງ ການສ າຫຼວດອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວ ແລະ ການພັດທະນາຕະຫຼາດກາກບອນ. ໂຄງການນີ້ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດຢູ່ໃນ 11 ປະເທດໃນຂົງເຂດອາຊີ ເຊິ່ງລວມມີ:ບັງກະລາເທດ, ກ າປູເຈຍ, ອິນເດຍ, ອິນໂດເນເຊຍ, ລາວ, ມາເລເຊຍ, ເນປານ, ປາປົວນິວກີນີ, ຟີລິບປີນ,ໄທ ແລະ ຫວຽດນາມ.


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First page of LEAD Factsheet in Vietnamese language

Chương trình LEAD khu vực của USAID giúp chính phủ các nước châu Á, các doanh nghiệp, và các tổ chức xây dựng các khuôn khổ cho phát triển carbon thấp bền vững ở tất cả các lĩnh vực kinh tế. Chương trình năm năm này được thiết kế để...


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LEAD Program Fact Sheet

USAID's regional LEAD program supports developing countries in Asia to achieve long-term, transformative development and accelerate sustainable, climate-resilient economic growth while slowing the growth of greenhouse gas emissions. The LEAD program supports and enhances country-led development programs, plans, and policies, and complements efforts of other international donors and organizations to...


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Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) is a U.S. Government program to support developing countries’ efforts to pursue long-term, transformative development and accelerate sustainable, climate-resilient economic growth while slowing the growth of greenhouse gas emissions.

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This project promotes the Green Economy in developing countries and emerging economies as a realistic approach towards low carbon development. It will be implemented in cooperation with UNEP (focus on macroeconomic policies) , with special regard...


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Thumbnail of the LEAF program fact sheet

As part of the Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI), the USAID-supported Lowering Emissions in Asia’s Forests (LEAF) program is a five-year effort that started in January 2011 to promote regional collaboration in the forestry land-use sector. LEAF’s approach allows the LMI countries to learn directly from each other and from U.S....


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Image of the cover of the EC-LEDS Khumer language fact sheet

This is the Khmer language version of the Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) initiative fact sheet.  EC-LEDS is a U.S. Government program to support developing countries’ efforts to pursue long-term, transformative development and accelerate sustainable, climate-resilient economic growth while slowing the growth of greenhouse gas emissions....


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Cover image of the Clean Energy Emission Reduction (CLEER) Protocol Activity

USAID’s GCCI CLEER Protocol Activity aligns with USAID Change and Development Strategy goals of reducing, mitigating, and sequestering emissions of GHGs and supports the Administration’s focus on achieving measurable results. The GCCI CLEER Protocol address the above challenges by establishing a standardized methodology for determining if and how GHG reductions...


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Thumbnail image of the FCMC program fact sheet

USAID has launched the Forest Carbon, Markets and Communities (FCMC) Program to provide its missions and partner governments and local and international stakeholders with technical assistance in developing and implementing integrated REDD+ initiatives. FCMC is building technical capacity by developing tools and training that support USG contributions to the international...


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Tools

Khao Yai National Park, Thailand - During 23-25 October 2013, in Thailand’s Khao Yai National Park, experts from the USAID Low Emissions Asian Development (USAID LEAD) program, in collaboration with the USAID-funded Lowering Emissions in Asia’s Forests (LEAF) program, trained 33 participants from Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, and Malaysia on...


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First page of LEAD Factsheet in Laos

ໂຄງການ ການພັດທະນາການປ່ອຍອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວຕ າ ່ສ າລັບທະວິີບອາຊີ (LEAD) ຂອງ USAID ຈະຊ່ວຍເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດຂອງ ພາກລັດຖະບານ, ເອກກະຊົນ ແລະ ອົງກອນຕ່າງໆ ໃນທະວີບອາຊີ ໃນການເສີມສ້າງ ຍຸດທະສາດສ າລັບການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ ໃນທຸກຂະແໜງເສດຖະກິດຂອງປະເທດນັ້ນໆ. ໂຄງການ LEAD ນີ້ ມີໄລຍະເວລາຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ 5 ປີ ແລະ ມີຈຸດປະສົງເພື່ອເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດໃນການພັດທະນາ ແລະ ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ ຍຸດທະສາດ ສ າລັບ ການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ (LEDS) ລວມທັງ ການສ າຫຼວດອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວ ແລະ ການພັດທະນາຕະຫຼາດກາກບອນ. ໂຄງການນີ້ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດຢູ່ໃນ 11 ປະເທດໃນຂົງເຂດອາຊີ ເຊິ່ງລວມມີ:ບັງກະລາເທດ, ກ າປູເຈຍ, ອິນເດຍ, ອິນໂດເນເຊຍ, ລາວ, ມາເລເຊຍ, ເນປານ, ປາປົວນິວກີນີ, ຟີລິບປີນ,ໄທ ແລະ ຫວຽດນາມ.


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First page of LEAD Factsheet in Vietnamese language

Chương trình LEAD khu vực của USAID giúp chính phủ các nước châu Á, các doanh nghiệp, và các tổ chức xây dựng các khuôn khổ cho phát triển carbon thấp bền vững ở tất cả các lĩnh vực kinh tế. Chương trình năm năm này được thiết kế để...


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Forested wetlands, including mangroves, peat swamps, cypress domes, and related ecosystems, are believed to hold some of the highest carbon densities among terrestrial (soil and vegetation) systems. It it is estimated that these ecosystems store more than five times the amount of carbon compared to tropical upland forested ecosystems (not...


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Cover of the GsT fact sheet

A comprehensive assessment of clean energy resource potential is a critical building block for planning and implementing a low emission development strategy (LEDS). The United States Government’s Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) initiative1 is launching a regional capacity building activity in Asia to support a community of practitioners in using tools and...


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Training and Capacity Building

Emission factors are coefficients that quantify the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions or removals per unit of human activity. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) maintains an open database of emission factors for all source categories to inform estimation of GHG emissions and removals; countries can use these default emission...


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This video provides highlights of interviews with international experts, policymakers, and private sector representatives on the topic of financing for low-emission projects and initiatives in Asia. An estimated USD 140-175 billion annually will be required for developing countries to effectively mitigate the effects of climate change by 2030. The Asia...


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Khao Yai National Park, Thailand - During 23-25 October 2013, in Thailand’s Khao Yai National Park, experts from the USAID Low Emissions Asian Development (USAID LEAD) program, in collaboration with the USAID-funded Lowering Emissions in Asia’s Forests (LEAF) program, trained 33 participants from Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, and Malaysia on...


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Climate Finance Advisory Service by CDKN

The Climate Finance Advisory Service (CFAS), created by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), aims to provide climate finance advice in response to queries. Users of the service will be able to submit queries through the website. The service offering includes:

  • Rapid response service
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cover slide of PPT presentation

Presentation by  Peter du Pont, Ph.D., USAID LEAD Program, at the Regional Workshop on Options for an Innovative Climate Finance Regime in South Asia, in New Delhi, India, 19-20 August 2013. The workshop was organized by the Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA), the sub-regional node...


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cover image of presentation by Jem Porcaro

Presentation by  Jem Porcaro, USAID LEAD Program, at the Regional Workshop on Options for an Innovative Climate Finance Regime in South Asia, in New Delhi, India, 19 August 2013. The workshop was organized by the Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA), the sub-regional node of the Asia Pacific Adaptation Network...


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First page of LEAD Factsheet in Vietnamese language

Chương trình LEAD khu vực của USAID giúp chính phủ các nước châu Á, các doanh nghiệp, và các tổ chức xây dựng các khuôn khổ cho phát triển carbon thấp bền vững ở tất cả các lĩnh vực kinh tế. Chương trình năm năm này được thiết kế để...


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First page of LEAD Factsheet in Laos

ໂຄງການ ການພັດທະນາການປ່ອຍອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວຕ າ ່ສ າລັບທະວິີບອາຊີ (LEAD) ຂອງ USAID ຈະຊ່ວຍເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດຂອງ ພາກລັດຖະບານ, ເອກກະຊົນ ແລະ ອົງກອນຕ່າງໆ ໃນທະວີບອາຊີ ໃນການເສີມສ້າງ ຍຸດທະສາດສ າລັບການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ ໃນທຸກຂະແໜງເສດຖະກິດຂອງປະເທດນັ້ນໆ. ໂຄງການ LEAD ນີ້ ມີໄລຍະເວລາຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ 5 ປີ ແລະ ມີຈຸດປະສົງເພື່ອເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດໃນການພັດທະນາ ແລະ ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ ຍຸດທະສາດ ສ າລັບ ການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ (LEDS) ລວມທັງ ການສ າຫຼວດອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວ ແລະ ການພັດທະນາຕະຫຼາດກາກບອນ. ໂຄງການນີ້ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດຢູ່ໃນ 11 ປະເທດໃນຂົງເຂດອາຊີ ເຊິ່ງລວມມີ:ບັງກະລາເທດ, ກ າປູເຈຍ, ອິນເດຍ, ອິນໂດເນເຊຍ, ລາວ, ມາເລເຊຍ, ເນປານ, ປາປົວນິວກີນີ, ຟີລິບປີນ,ໄທ ແລະ ຫວຽດນາມ.


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LEAD Program Fact Sheet

USAID's regional LEAD program supports developing countries in Asia to achieve long-term, transformative development and accelerate sustainable, climate-resilient economic growth while slowing the growth of greenhouse gas emissions. The LEAD program supports and enhances country-led development programs, plans, and policies, and complements efforts of other international donors and organizations to...


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Forested wetlands, including mangroves, peat swamps, cypress domes, and related ecosystems, are believed to hold some of the highest carbon densities among terrestrial (soil and vegetation) systems. It it is estimated that these ecosystems store more than five times the amount of carbon compared to tropical upland forested ecosystems (not...


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A comprehensive assessment of clean energy resource potential is a critical building block for planning and implementing a low emission development strategy (LEDS). The United States Government’s Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) initiative1 is launching a regional capacity building activity in Asia to support a community of practitioners in using tools and...


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As part of the Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI), the USAID-supported Lowering Emissions in Asia’s Forests (LEAF) program is a five-year effort that started in January 2011 to promote regional collaboration in the forestry land-use sector. LEAF’s approach allows the LMI countries to learn directly from each other and from U.S....


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First page of LEAD Factsheet in Vietnamese language

Chương trình LEAD khu vực của USAID giúp chính phủ các nước châu Á, các doanh nghiệp, và các tổ chức xây dựng các khuôn khổ cho phát triển carbon thấp bền vững ở tất cả các lĩnh vực kinh tế. Chương trình năm năm này được thiết kế để...


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First page of LEAD Factsheet in Laos

ໂຄງການ ການພັດທະນາການປ່ອຍອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວຕ າ ່ສ າລັບທະວິີບອາຊີ (LEAD) ຂອງ USAID ຈະຊ່ວຍເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດຂອງ ພາກລັດຖະບານ, ເອກກະຊົນ ແລະ ອົງກອນຕ່າງໆ ໃນທະວີບອາຊີ ໃນການເສີມສ້າງ ຍຸດທະສາດສ າລັບການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ ໃນທຸກຂະແໜງເສດຖະກິດຂອງປະເທດນັ້ນໆ. ໂຄງການ LEAD ນີ້ ມີໄລຍະເວລາຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ 5 ປີ ແລະ ມີຈຸດປະສົງເພື່ອເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດໃນການພັດທະນາ ແລະ ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ ຍຸດທະສາດ ສ າລັບ ການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ (LEDS) ລວມທັງ ການສ າຫຼວດອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວ ແລະ ການພັດທະນາຕະຫຼາດກາກບອນ. ໂຄງການນີ້ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດຢູ່ໃນ 11 ປະເທດໃນຂົງເຂດອາຊີ ເຊິ່ງລວມມີ:ບັງກະລາເທດ, ກ າປູເຈຍ, ອິນເດຍ, ອິນໂດເນເຊຍ, ລາວ, ມາເລເຊຍ, ເນປານ, ປາປົວນິວກີນີ, ຟີລິບປີນ,ໄທ ແລະ ຫວຽດນາມ.


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Presentation by Mr. Navid Ahdieh National Renewable Energy Laboratory at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission Development...


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Presentation by Ms. Mihoko Kawamura Climate Change Officer, Japan International Cooperation Agency at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia...


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First page of LEAD Factsheet in Laos

ໂຄງການ ການພັດທະນາການປ່ອຍອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວຕ າ ່ສ າລັບທະວິີບອາຊີ (LEAD) ຂອງ USAID ຈະຊ່ວຍເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດຂອງ ພາກລັດຖະບານ, ເອກກະຊົນ ແລະ ອົງກອນຕ່າງໆ ໃນທະວີບອາຊີ ໃນການເສີມສ້າງ ຍຸດທະສາດສ າລັບການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ ໃນທຸກຂະແໜງເສດຖະກິດຂອງປະເທດນັ້ນໆ. ໂຄງການ LEAD ນີ້ ມີໄລຍະເວລາຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ 5 ປີ ແລະ ມີຈຸດປະສົງເພື່ອເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດໃນການພັດທະນາ ແລະ ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ ຍຸດທະສາດ ສ າລັບ ການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ (LEDS) ລວມທັງ ການສ າຫຼວດອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວ ແລະ ການພັດທະນາຕະຫຼາດກາກບອນ. ໂຄງການນີ້ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດຢູ່ໃນ 11 ປະເທດໃນຂົງເຂດອາຊີ ເຊິ່ງລວມມີ:ບັງກະລາເທດ, ກ າປູເຈຍ, ອິນເດຍ, ອິນໂດເນເຊຍ, ລາວ, ມາເລເຊຍ, ເນປານ, ປາປົວນິວກີນີ, ຟີລິບປີນ,ໄທ ແລະ ຫວຽດນາມ.


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First page of LEAD Factsheet in Vietnamese language

Chương trình LEAD khu vực của USAID giúp chính phủ các nước châu Á, các doanh nghiệp, và các tổ chức xây dựng các khuôn khổ cho phát triển carbon thấp bền vững ở tất cả các lĩnh vực kinh tế. Chương trình năm năm này được thiết kế để...


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The 6th “State of the Voluntary Carbon Markets” report shows a significant increase in demand from buyers in the US and major changes in the mix of offsets capturing market share, such as record sales of offsets from Asian wind farms and the coming-of-age of clean development projects in...


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The 2012 report describes a carbon market that grew in total value by 11% in 2011, to $176 billion, and where transaction volumes reached a new high of 10.3 billion tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e). However, as expected, the market for primary CDM has dropped to its lowest level...


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The Greenhouse Gas Protocol (GHGP) is an example of a best practice in GHG accounting that the LEAD Program promotes. Through the GHGP, the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) work with businesses to develop standards and tools that...


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USAID’s GCCI CLEER Protocol Activity aligns with USAID Change and Development Strategy goals of reducing, mitigating, and sequestering emissions of GHGs and supports the Administration’s focus on achieving measurable results. The GCCI CLEER Protocol address the above challenges by establishing a standardized methodology for determining if and how GHG reductions...


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Presentation by Mr. Ron Benioff, Director, GGBP at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Side Event titled "Green Growth Best Practices (GGBP) Initiative"


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Presentation by Ambassador Rae Kwon Chung Director, Environment and Development Division, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at...


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Presentation by Mr. Stephen Gold Head, Low Emission, Climate Resilient Development Team, United Nations Development Programme at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging...


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Presentation by Dr. Helen Lee Cambodia Program Manager, Global Green Growth Institute at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia...


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Presentation by AIT team led by Professor S. Kumar at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission Development...


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Achieving global goals for poverty reduction, economic growth and environmental health will require widespread innovation and implementation of new and appropriate “green growth” technologies. Establishing a sufficiently large suite of innovative options, suitable to all economies, and at the urgent pace required will involve unprecedented innovation activity not only from...


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Presentation by Athena Ballesteros, Project Manager, Institutions and Governance Program, World Resources Institute at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at the Pre-Workshop Event: Introduction to LEDS and Climate Financing titled LEDS and the Climate Finance Landscape in...


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Presentation William Beloe, Senior Operations Officer, International Finance Corporation at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Sector Breakout Sessions: Public and Private Sector Case Studies in Climate Finance Energy Efficiency


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Presentation by Tom Baumann, USAID LEAD Program (Greenhouse Gas Management Insitute) at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2, titled "Ensuring Climate Finance Readiness-Concrete Actions and Next Steps"

 


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Presentation by Alex Heikens, United Nations Development Programme at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop Day 2 titled "Mainstreaming LEDS Finance in National Budgets and Plans"


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Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) is a U.S. Government program to support developing countries’ efforts to pursue long-term, transformative development and accelerate sustainable, climate-resilient economic growth while slowing the growth of greenhouse gas emissions.

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30 May 2013 | Washington, D.C. | Voluntary demand for carbon offsetting grew 4% in 2012, when buyers committed more than $523 million to offset 101 million metric tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions. Private sector buyers flocked to offsets earned by planting trees, saving tropical forests, or distributing clean cookstoves...


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Green Growth Best Practiice Initiative Factsheet


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Understanding where the world stands in relation to its low-carbon and climate-resilient investment goals is a more urgent task than ever. This report, published by the Climate Policy Initiative (CPI), a team of analysts and advisors that work to improve the energy and land use policies around the world with...


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7 November 2013:  The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Risø Centre has released a working paper titled 'Sustainable Development Impacts of NAMAs: An integrated approach to assessment of co-benefits based on experience with the Clean Development Mechanism's (CDM).' The paper assesses the sustainable development impacts of Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs)...


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The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has released a report outlining results of its work from 2008-2012 in the Asia-Pacific region, highlighting the need to continue addressing social inclusion, climate impacts and governance issues. The report says that the region has already reached the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of halving poverty...


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Climate Finance Advisory Service by CDKN

The Climate Finance Advisory Service (CFAS), created by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), aims to provide climate finance advice in response to queries. Users of the service will be able to submit queries through the website. The service offering includes:

  • Rapid response service
  • ...

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UNU report

This report, titled "Urban Development with Climate Co-Benefits: Aligning Climate, Environmental and Other Development Goals in Cities" and written by UN-IAS and supported by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan, provides insights of successful ways to promote, design, and implement the urban co-benefits approach.

The achievement of...


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Guidance Note: Gender Sensitive REDD+ cover page

This Guidance Note aims to promote gender sensitive REDD+ processes as well as also support UN-REDD Programme partner countries and stakeholders in the preparation, development and implementation of gender sensitive national REDD+ strategies. Through five components, it provides the rationale for investing the time and resources, offers concrete examples...


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28 December 2013: The Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) of the World Bank has published its annual report for 2013, marking the 30th year since ESMAP's founding. The report highlights programmes, results, outputs and budgetary information from 2013, and looks ahead at work to be undertaken in coming years....


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This presentation, given on the sidelines of the nineteenth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 19) in November 2013 in Warsaw, Poland, provides an overview of the LEDS Global Partnership, a network of more than 100 countries and international programs that enhances coordination, information exchange, and cooperation to...


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Introduction and Background to CTI PFAN

The Private Financing Advisory Network (CTI PFAN) is a multilateral public-private partnership that nurtures promising, innovative clean and renewable energy projects by bridging the gap between investors and clean energy entrepreneurs and project developers.

CTI PFAN brings together private sector companies with...


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Countries around the world face the challenge of maintaining long-term sustainable economic growth and development under the threat of climate change. By identifying and pursuing a sustainable development pathway now, they are better positioned to reach their economic growth goals while addressing climate change impacts and lowering greenhouse gas (GHG)...


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Considerable effort has been made to address the transition to a low-carbon economy. A key focus of these efforts has been on developing national low emissions development strategies (LEDS). Enabling these plans are well-functioning national, regional, and international low emission development networks and knowledge platforms. To better understand the role...


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This report outlines what made 2013 another record year for renewables. Read about:
  • expansion of supporting policies in developing economies
  • additions to electricity generating capacity
  • progress made in renewables heating
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During the next 25 years, the direction that Asian countries take to meet their energy needs will have a profound impact on global climate change, energy security, local environmental conditions, human health, and the world economy. The report focuses primarily on Asia’s six largest developing countries in terms of energy....


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Mr. Leandro Buendia, Coordinator for the UNFCCC Southeast Asia Greenhouse Gas Inventory Capacity Building Project, explains the fundamentals of national greenhouse gas inventories. In partnership with the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Secretariat, the project is supported by USAID's Bureau for Economic Growth, Education, and...


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The report is produced jointly by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
The Asia and Pacific region faces a new economic reality, a development context that is increasingly  influenced by...


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Developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region have experienced rapid economic growth in recent years, taking advantage of the opportunities brought about by globalization and an export-led growth model. High economic growth rates have helped lift millions out of poverty and achieve significant development gains. The high growth rates that the...


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USAID has launched the Forest Carbon, Markets and Communities (FCMC) Program to provide its missions and partner governments and local and international stakeholders with technical assistance in developing and implementing integrated REDD+ initiatives. FCMC is building technical capacity by developing tools and training that support USG contributions to the international...


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Presentation by Dr. S.S. Krishnan, Principal Research Scientist, Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging...


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Presentation by Ms. Mihoko Kawamura Climate Change Officer, Japan International Cooperation Agency at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia...


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Presentation by AIT Technology Needs Assessment Mitigation Team at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies...


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USAID’s GCCI CLEER Protocol Activity aligns with USAID Change and Development Strategy goals of reducing, mitigating, and sequestering emissions of GHGs and supports the Administration’s focus on achieving measurable results. The GCCI CLEER Protocol address the above challenges by establishing a standardized methodology for determining if and how GHG reductions...


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A greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory can be a valuable tool for developing policies and programs that address climate change and economic development. GHG inventories estimate emissions to and removals from the atmosphere over time. This information can help a country:

  • Understand national GHG emissions, removals, and trends
  • Identify
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Presentation by Mr. David Antonioli Chief Executive Officer, Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) Association at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives


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Presentation by Ms. Alexia Kelly Climate Change Mitigation Expert, US Department of State ...


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Presentation by Mr. Orestes Anastasia, USAID & Chair – Asia LEDS Platform and Mr. Ron Benioff, National Renewable Energy Laboratory & LEDS Global Partnership Secretariat at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given...


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Presentation by Dr. David McCauley Advisor and Head, Climate Change Program Coordination Unit, Asian Development Bank (ADB) at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Opening Plenary titled Catalyzing Green...


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Presentation by Mr. Said Irandoust President, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives


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Presentation by Mr. Ron Benioff, Director, GGBP at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at the Opening Plenary titled "Catalyzing Green Growth in Asia"


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Welcoming Remarks by His Excellency Mr. Preecha Rengsomboonsuk Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of Thailand (Delivered by Dr. Wijarn Simachaya, Secretary-General of the Thailand Office of the Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment) at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS)...


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Presentation by Ambassador Rae Kwon Chung Director, Environment and Development Division, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at...


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Presentation by Dr. Chaiwat Muncharoen Deputy Executive Director, Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (TGO) at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at...


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Presentation by Mr. Peter Ballinger Director, Overseas Private Investment Corporation at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission...


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Presentation Mr. Kai Uwe Schmidt Senior Environment Specialist, World Bank at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission...


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Presentation by Dr. P. Abdul Salam Energy Field of Study, AIT at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low...


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Presentation by Dr. Kamakshi Nadisha Perera-Mubarak Social Specialist, Metro Colombo Urban Development Project, Ministry of Defence and Urban Development of Sri Lanka at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at...


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Presentation by AIT team led by Professor S. Kumar at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission Development...


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Presentation by Mr. Ingo Puhl, Managing Director,  South Pole Carbon at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission...


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Presentation by Ms. Laura Wuertenberger Global Sustainability, ECN at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies...


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Presentation by Mr. Resham Dangi Joint Secretary, REDD-Forestry and Climate Change Cell, Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation of Nepal at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS...


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Presentation by Mr. Vikash K. Talyan Technical Expert, The Gold Standard Foundation at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia...


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Presentation by Ms. Sophie Punte Executive Director, Clean Air Initiative at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission...


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Presentation by Dr. Charles Marpaung Energy Field of Study, AIT at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission...


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Presentation by Mr. Leandro Buendia, Consultant at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum...


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Rapporteurs Summary of two Open Space Sessions and three Concurrent Sessions at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low...


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Presentation by Dr. Chaiwat Muncharoen Deputy Executive Director, TGO at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission Development...


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Presentation by Mr. Navid Ahdieh National Renewable Energy Laboratory at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission Development...


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Presentation by Mr. Sitanon Jesdapipat Climate Change Policy Specialist, Chulalongkorn University at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low...


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Presentation by Ms. Nguyen Thi Dieu Trinh Official, Ministry of Planning and Investment of Vietnam at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives...


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Presentation by Ms. Shannon Cowlin, Supervisor, Sustainability Analysis, National Renewable Energy Laboratory at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low...


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Presentation by Ms. Robyn Camp Executive Vice President, The Climate Registry at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low...


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Presentation by Ms. Laura Wuertenberger Global Sustainability, Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at...


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Presentation by Dr. Doddy Surachman Sukadri Secretary of LULUCF Working Group, National Council on Climate Change of Indonesia at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia...


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Presentation by Mr. Jamie Halperin Asia Region Forestry Advisor, US Forest Service at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia...


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Presentation by Mr. Kai Uwe Schmidt Senior Environment Specialist, World Bank at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low...


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Presentation at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of...


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Presentation by Mr. Orestes Anastasia USAID & Chair – Asia LEDS Platform at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia...


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Opening remarks by Dr. Michael Yates, Mission Director, USAID Regional Development Mission for Asia, at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at the opening p...


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The Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Global Partnership was founded to enhance coordination, information exchange, and cooperation among programs and countries working to advance low emissions growth. Launched in early 2011, the partnership currently brings together more than 96 government and international institutions.


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Developing countries are faced with the dual challenge of reducing poverty while improving management of natural capital and mitigating the emission of greenhouse gases (GHG) and local pollutants. The challenge is particularly acute for large, rapidly growing economies, such as India, China and Brazil. In 2007 the Energy Sector Management...


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As part of the Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI), the USAID-supported Lowering Emissions in Asia’s Forests (LEAF) program is a five-year effort that started in January 2011 to promote regional collaboration in the forestry land-use sector. LEAF’s approach allows the LMI countries to learn directly from each other and from U.S....


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This video was produced by the Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (TGO), a cooperating partner of the LEAD program and one of the supporting organizations for the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012.  The video (in Thai) highlights the TGO display at the Forum's Open...


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Globally, estimates of existing public and private funds allocated for climate finance range from just over USD 200 billion to USD 364 billion annually. Yet this amounts to only between 20-30 percent of the approximately USD 1 trillion required annually over the next decade to finance the transition to a...


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One of the challenges facing the world today is to provide sustainable energy to all citizens. The task is massive but solutions often come from small, localized initiatives. The Lighting a Billion Lives (LaBL) initiative launched by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) aims to replace kerosene-based lighting with cleaner,...


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This report reviews the main public and private sector funds and mechanisms for financing low emission projects, businesses, and infrastructure in the Asia region that mitigate emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and thereby address climate change.The study aims to help Asian policymakers, public and private fund managers, banks, and even...


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Presentation by Ancha Srinivasan, Principal Climate Change Specialist, South East Asia Regional Department, Asian Development Bank at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Pre-Workshop Event: Introduction to LEDS and Climate Financing titled "Introduction and Economics of Climate Change-Impacts in South...


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Presentation by Michael Rattinger, Climate Change Specialist, Climate Change Program Coordination Unit, Regional and Sustainable Development Department, Asian Development Bank at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Pre-Workshop Event: Introduction to LEDS and Climate Financing titled "LEDS and the Climate...


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Presentation by  by Orestes Anastasia, Co-Chair, Asia LEDS Partnership, and Senior Regional Climate Change Advisor, USAID Regional Development Mission for Asia at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Plenary: Introduction to LEDS and Green Growth 


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Presentation by Brad Johnson, Senior Financial Advisor, Center for Clean Air Policy at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Pre-Workshop Event: Introduction to LEDS and Climate Financing titled "Introduction to LEDS and Green Growth"


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Presentation by Akm Mahfuzuddin Ahmed, Principal Climate Change Specialist, South Asia Regional Department, Asian Development Bank at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Plenary: Introduction and Economics of Climate Change titled Impacts in South and Southeast Asia

 

 

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Presentation by Aidan Stretch, USAID LEAD Program at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Pre-Workshop Event: Introduction to LEDS and Climate Financing titled "LEDS and the Climate Finance Landscape in Asia"

 


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Presentation by Barbara Buchner, Senior Director, Climate Policy Initiative Europe at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Opening Plenary: New Business Opportunities for Green Growth


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Presentation by Octavio B. Peralta, Secretary General, Association of Development Financing Institutions at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 1 titlled Climate Finance Outlook and Key Opportunities

 


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Presentation by Tomonori Sudo, Research Fellow, JICA Research Institute at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titled "Using the Public Sector to Mobilize Private Climate Finance"


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Presentation by Sakshi Varma, Access to Finance Advisory, South Asia, International Finance Corporation at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titled "Access to Finance for Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP) and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise...


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Presentation by Romel Carlos, Operations Officer, Sustainable Energy Finance, Access to Finance Advisory Services, International Finance Corporation at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2, Sector Breakout Sessions titled "Public and Private Sector Case Studies in Climate Finance...


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The video includes interviews and highlights of presentations shared at a special session on low emission development strategies (LEDS) and green growth policies and programs at the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit on February 2, 2013 in New Delhi, India. With support from the USAID LEAD program and the Climate...


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A comprehensive assessment of clean energy resource potential is a critical building block for planning and implementing a low emission development strategy (LEDS). The United States Government’s Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) initiative1 is launching a regional capacity building activity in Asia to support a community of practitioners in using tools and...


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On April 2-4, 2013, the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Partnership convened a regional workshop at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) headquarters in Manila, Philippines to exchange knowledge and lessons learned learn about financing low-carbon, climate-resilient growth in Asia. The event, entitled “Preparing for Scaled-up Climate Financing: New Business...


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Forested wetlands, including mangroves, peat swamps, cypress domes, and related ecosystems, are believed to hold some of the highest carbon densities among terrestrial (soil and vegetation) systems. It it is estimated that these ecosystems store more than five times the amount of carbon compared to tropical upland forested ecosystems (not...


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Asia is at a crossroads. As the world's most populous region, with a rising share of global greenhouse gas emissions, and as the region most vulnerable to climate risks, this book recognizes low-carbon green growth is imperative for developing Asia. It reviews low-carbon policy initiatives taken by Asian countries at...


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LEAD Program Fact Sheet

USAID's regional LEAD program supports developing countries in Asia to achieve long-term, transformative development and accelerate sustainable, climate-resilient economic growth while slowing the growth of greenhouse gas emissions. The LEAD program supports and enhances country-led development programs, plans, and policies, and complements efforts of other international donors and organizations to...


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The Asia LEDS Partnership serves as a platform to promote and support low emission development across the region. The partnership supports peer-to-peer learning, knowledge sharing, and improved coordination and cooperation among governmental and non-governmental partners to help Asian countries achieve transformative, sustainable economic growth in the 21st century.

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Presentation by  Jem Porcaro, USAID LEAD Program, at the Regional Workshop on Options for an Innovative Climate Finance Regime in South Asia, in New Delhi, India, 19 August 2013. The workshop was organized by the Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA), the sub-regional node of the Asia Pacific Adaptation Network...


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Presentation by  Peter du Pont, Ph.D., USAID LEAD Program, at the Regional Workshop on Options for an Innovative Climate Finance Regime in South Asia, in New Delhi, India, 19-20 August 2013. The workshop was organized by the Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA), the sub-regional node...


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The road to NAMAs

This report provides a summary of the Asia-Pacific regional workshop on promoting international collaboration to facilitate the preparation, submission and implementation of nationally appropriate mitigation actions (NAMAs), which took place in Singapore from 13 to 15 August 2013. The workshop brought together experts from the Asia-Pacific region, as well as...


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National greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories in Asia exhibit diversity in their methodological complexity, accuracy, and specificity to national circumstances. In addition, the majority of GHG inventory estimates rely on default GHG emission factors provided by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), as opposed to using country-specific emission factors (CSEFs)...


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The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) regional Private Financing Advisory Network-Asia program will assist businesses, governments, and others in Asia’s developing countries to mobilize and scale up investments in clean energy. A previous USAID program had achieved broad success in mobilizing more than $275 million in new private investment for 21 clean energy projects...


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This document is Volume II of a report commissioned by the US Agency for International Development Regional Development Mission for Asia (USAID/RDMA) in April 2013, and based on a review of more than 200 climate change-related funds and financing mechanisms in the Asian region, along with interviews with 24 development...


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This video provides highlights of interviews with international experts, policymakers, and private sector representatives on the topic of financing for low-emission projects and initiatives in Asia. An estimated USD 140-175 billion annually will be required for developing countries to effectively mitigate the effects of climate change by 2030. The Asia...


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This fact sheet provides a summary of a two volume study of climate finance mechanisms in Asia based on a review of more than 200 climate change-related funds and financing mechanisms in the Asian region, along with interviews with 24 development financing institutions, banks, and private sector fund managers across...


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This report summarizes presentations and topics presented at The Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Accessing Finance for Green Growth and LEDS that took place March 12-14, 2014 in Hanoi, Vietnam. The event brought together approximately 150 government officials from Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam, as well as experts and representatives from global climate...


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Mitigating climate change can be accomplished through policies, programmes or projects conceived specifically for that purpose. It can also be achieved with policies, programmes or projects that meet development priorities while taking into account climate concerns. Policies, programmes, or projects that consider development and climate objectives simultaneously can deliver co-benefits.
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The Asian Greenhouse Gas Management Center (AGMC) is a new regional facility that serves as an “open platform” for coordinating and delivering state-of-the-art training, needs assessments, and innovative solutions for improved greenhouse gas management across Asia.  The AGMC was launched with support from USAID's Low Emissions Asian Development (LEAD) program.
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Countries around the world are increasingly seeking to adopt green growth strategies that help accelerate a country’s economic development while maximizing environmental and social benefits. LEDS are country-led, country-specific national strategic analysis and planning processes covering all economic sectors—based on sound analytical foundations—that articulate concrete actions, policies, programs, and implementation...


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This document provides an overview of the Asia LEDS Partnership, a voluntary regional network comprised of individuals and organizations from the public, private, and non-governmental sectors active in designing, promoting, and/or implementing LEDS and green growth initiatives in Asia. It is one of four regional platforms of...


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The USAID LEAD program and US Forest Service, in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment of Cambodia, organized a field training in Koh Kong Province, Cambodia on a new global protocol for measuring the carbon stored in mangrove forests developed by the Sustainable Wetlands Adaptation and Mitigation program (SWAMP). SWAMP...


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This video provides an introduction to the USAID Private Financing Advisory Network-Asia, a 5-year program supporting clean energy businesses in the developing countries of South and Southeast Asia.  Click on the image below, or view at: http://youtu.be/bz49E5teqhg...


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Green growth is a new inclusive development paradigm to help countries increase resource efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and spur economic growth across all sectors of economy. To help communicate the concept of green growth and highlight the benefits that countries can enjoy through greening key sectors of the economy...


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Staff from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Low Emissions Asian Development (LEAD) program and U.S. Forest Service have developed a new multimedia guide to support field training on carbon accounting of mangroves and other forested wetlands in Asia. The annotated field guide aims to help trainers, researchers, and...


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This presentation titled "Aboveground protocol to assess carbon pools in mangroves and flooded forests" was presented by Patra Foulk, USDA Forest Service, Research & Development at the Follow on Mangrove Ecosystems with Carbon Assessment Training in Cambodia during February 8-25, 2015.

 


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This presentation titled "Biomass and Carbon Density Computation" was presented by Richard A. MacKenzie and Daniel Donato, USDA Forest Service, Research & Development at the Follow on Mangrove Ecosystems with Carbon Assessment Training in Cambodia during February 8-25, 2015.  


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This presentation titled "Distribution, trends, and regional threats mangrove ecosystems in Southeast Asia" was presented by Richard A. MacKenzie, USDA Forest Service, Research & Development at the Follow on Mangrove Ecosystems with Carbon Assessment Training in Cambodia during February 8-25, 2015.  


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This presentation titled "Tropical Forested Wetlands and the global Carbon Cycle" was presented by Richard A. MacKenzie, USDA Forest Service, Research & Development at the Follow on Mangrove Ecosystems with Carbon Assessment Training in Cambodia during February 8-25, 2015. 


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This presentation titled "Belowground Protocol" was presented by Richard A. MacKenzie, USDA Forest Service, Research & Development at the Follow on Mangrove Ecosystems with Carbon Assessment Training in Cambodia during February 8-25, 2015. 


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This presentation titled "Incorporating Mangroves into National GHG Inventories" was presented by Amornwan Resanond, USAID LEAD Program at the Follow on Mangrove Ecosystems with Carbon Assessment Training in Cambodia during February 8-25, 2015.  


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This presentation titled "Sustainable Wetlands and Adaptation Mitigation Programs" was presented by Richard A. MacKenzie, Randy Kolka, Cynthia Mackie, Mathew Warren, J.Boone Kauffman, Joko Purbospito, Daniel Murdiyarso, Carl Trettin, and Erik Lilleskov from USDA Forest Service, Research & Development, Oregon State University, and CIFOR at the Follow on Mangrove Ecosystems...


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Emission factors are coefficients that quantify the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions or removals per unit of human activity. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) maintains an open database of emission factors for all source categories to inform estimation of GHG emissions and removals; countries can use these default emission...


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Bangladesh

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From the Executive Summary:

Bangladesh as a signatory to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and pursuant to Article 4.1 and 12.1 of the UNFCCC, is committed to submit to the Conference of Parties (COP) National Communication comprising the status of GHG emission, climate change and vulnerability,...


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National greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories in Asia exhibit diversity in their methodological complexity, accuracy, and specificity to national circumstances. In addition, the majority of GHG inventory estimates rely on default GHG emission factors provided by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), as opposed to using country-specific emission factors (CSEFs)...


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Bangladesh is widely considered to be one of the nations most threatened by climate change. With two-thirds of the country less than 20 feet above sea level, the intrusion of salt into freshwater wells, frequent flooding, and the displacement of people from their homes is an ongoing threat. At the...


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This document is Volume II of a report commissioned by the US Agency for International Development Regional Development Mission for Asia (USAID/RDMA) in April 2013, and based on a review of more than 200 climate change-related funds and financing mechanisms in the Asian region, along with interviews with 24 development...


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Cambodia

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From the Foreword:

This First National Communication of Cambodia to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) describes the 1994 greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory and the steps that Cambodia plans to undertake to address climate change.

 


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Presentation by Dr. Helen Lee Cambodia Program Manager, Global Green Growth Institute at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia...


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This is the Khmer language version of the Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) initiative fact sheet.  EC-LEDS is a U.S. Government program to support developing countries’ efforts to pursue long-term, transformative development and accelerate sustainable, climate-resilient economic growth while slowing the growth of greenhouse gas emissions....


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National greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories in Asia exhibit diversity in their methodological complexity, accuracy, and specificity to national circumstances. In addition, the majority of GHG inventory estimates rely on default GHG emission factors provided by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), as opposed to using country-specific emission factors (CSEFs)...


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This document is Volume II of a report commissioned by the US Agency for International Development Regional Development Mission for Asia (USAID/RDMA) in April 2013, and based on a review of more than 200 climate change-related funds and financing mechanisms in the Asian region, along with interviews with 24 development...


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China

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This project, implemented by  World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), will establish country specific Low Carbon Plans (LCP). These LCPs will be the basis to create momentum for the uptake of mitigation and adaptation targets and measures in government policies and programmes as well as by civil society, and the...


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Presentation William Beloe, Senior Operations Officer, International Finance Corporation at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Sector Breakout Sessions: Public and Private Sector Case Studies in Climate Finance Energy Efficiency


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Presentation by Wayne Zhou, CDM Specialist (Consultant), Carbon Market Program, Asian Development Bank at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titled "Transport"


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The China Greentech Report 2013 is the culmination of an open source, 0commercial collaboration of more than one hundred leading technology companies, service providers, investors, policy makers, NGOs and advisors who participated in the China Greentech Initiative’s 2012 Partner Program. These organizations collaborate by ecosystem and commit their expertise, time...


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UNU report

This report, titled "Urban Development with Climate Co-Benefits: Aligning Climate, Environmental and Other Development Goals in Cities" and written by UN-IAS and supported by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan, provides insights of successful ways to promote, design, and implement the urban co-benefits approach.

The achievement of...


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India

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From the Executive Summary:

India is a Party to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Government of India attaches great importance to climate change issues. The Convention aims to stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at levels that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with...


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Presentation by Dr. S.S. Krishnan, Principal Research Scientist, Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging...


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Presentation by Mr. Vikash K. Talyan Technical Expert, The Gold Standard Foundation at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia and Emerging Initiatives at the Asia...


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India: LEDS and Green Growth Initiatives Flyer for DSDS

This flyer, prepared for the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2013 session on "Learning from Green Growth Initiatives in Asia", highlights national and subnational policies, plans, and initiaitives in support of green growth and low emission development in India. It was prepared by the The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in...


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Presentation by Anjali Garg, Energy Specialist, Sustainable Business Advisory International at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titled "Renewable Energy"

 

 


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Presentation by Chhavi Dhingra, Program Manager-Capacity Building, EMBARQ India at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titled "Transport"


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Presentation by S.S.Krishnan, Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP), Bangalore at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2, Sector Breakout Sessions titled "Public and Private Sector Case Studies in Climate Finance Energy Efficiency"

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Presentation by Paul Needham, President, SIMPA Networks at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titled "Access to Finance for Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP) and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) Sectors"


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This issue of the Green Growth and Development Quarterly, published by the The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) of India, includes interviews with prominent experts, including TCA Anant (Secretary, Ministry of Statistical Planning and Implementation); and Sir Partha Dasgupta and Pronab Sen (Chairman, National Statistical Commission). The issue also features...


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Presentation by  Peter du Pont, Ph.D., USAID LEAD Program, at the Regional Workshop on Options for an Innovative Climate Finance Regime in South Asia, in New Delhi, India, 19-20 August 2013. The workshop was organized by the Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA), the sub-regional node...


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UNU report

This report, titled "Urban Development with Climate Co-Benefits: Aligning Climate, Environmental and Other Development Goals in Cities" and written by UN-IAS and supported by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan, provides insights of successful ways to promote, design, and implement the urban co-benefits approach.

The achievement of...


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Emission Factor Improvement report cover

National greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories in Asia exhibit diversity in their methodological complexity, accuracy, and specificity to national circumstances. In addition, the majority of GHG inventory estimates rely on default GHG emission factors provided by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), as opposed to using country-specific emission factors (CSEFs)...


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This document is Volume II of a report commissioned by the US Agency for International Development Regional Development Mission for Asia (USAID/RDMA) in April 2013, and based on a review of more than 200 climate change-related funds and financing mechanisms in the Asian region, along with interviews with 24 development...


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Indonesia

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From the Preface:

Indonesia strongly supports the objective of the UNFCCC to prevent the anthropogenic gas concentration in the atmosphere exceeding a level that would endanger the existence of life on earth. Its position is in line with the IPCC findings that global warming is a real threat to human...


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Presentation by Dr. Doddy Surachman Sukadri Secretary of LULUCF Working Group, National Council on Climate Change of Indonesia at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS in Asia...


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Presentation by Edi Setijawan, Senior Researcher/Assistant Director at Financial System Stability Group-Banking Research and Regulation Department, Bank Indonesia, at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Plenary: Presentations on National Frameworks to Support Green Finance



 

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Presentation by by Irfa Ampri, Director of the Center for Climate Change Financing and Multilateral Policy, Fiscal Policy Office, Ministry of Finance, Indonesia at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2, Plenary titled "Mainstreaming LEDS Finance in...


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13 August 2013 - The UN Collaborative Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries (UN-REDD), in collaboration with the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), the UN Office for REDD+ Coordination in Indonesia (UNORCID), the Government of Indonesia and other partners, has released the report of the...


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Presentation titled "Progress of preparing GHG inventories in Indonesi" by Ms. Sulistyowati, Ministry of Environment, Indonesia.

Souce: dnpi.go.id/DMS.V3/download.php?id=205‎...


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UNU report

This report, titled "Urban Development with Climate Co-Benefits: Aligning Climate, Environmental and Other Development Goals in Cities" and written by UN-IAS and supported by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan, provides insights of successful ways to promote, design, and implement the urban co-benefits approach.

The achievement of...


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National greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories in Asia exhibit diversity in their methodological complexity, accuracy, and specificity to national circumstances. In addition, the majority of GHG inventory estimates rely on default GHG emission factors provided by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), as opposed to using country-specific emission factors (CSEFs)...


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This document is Volume II of a report commissioned by the US Agency for International Development Regional Development Mission for Asia (USAID/RDMA) in April 2013, and based on a review of more than 200 climate change-related funds and financing mechanisms in the Asian region, along with interviews with 24 development...


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The Indonesia Climate Change Trust Fund pools domestic and international resources to address mitigation and adaptation projects. This brief on the trust food is based on a presenation made by Ms. Syamsidar Thamrin, head of ICCTF Secretariat and Deputy Director for Weather and Climate, Indonesia National Development Planning Ministry (BAPPENAS),...


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Japan

UNU report

This report, titled "Urban Development with Climate Co-Benefits: Aligning Climate, Environmental and Other Development Goals in Cities" and written by UN-IAS and supported by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan, provides insights of successful ways to promote, design, and implement the urban co-benefits approach.

The achievement of...


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Laos

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From the Foreword:

The climate change issue is a challenge to the world community and all countries should address this issue collectively and seriously. The signature of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic to the FCCC proof of the country's seriousness in cooperating with the world community in addressing the issue...


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First page of LEAD Factsheet in Laos

ໂຄງການ ການພັດທະນາການປ່ອຍອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວຕ າ ່ສ າລັບທະວິີບອາຊີ (LEAD) ຂອງ USAID ຈະຊ່ວຍເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດຂອງ ພາກລັດຖະບານ, ເອກກະຊົນ ແລະ ອົງກອນຕ່າງໆ ໃນທະວີບອາຊີ ໃນການເສີມສ້າງ ຍຸດທະສາດສ າລັບການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ ໃນທຸກຂະແໜງເສດຖະກິດຂອງປະເທດນັ້ນໆ. ໂຄງການ LEAD ນີ້ ມີໄລຍະເວລາຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ 5 ປີ ແລະ ມີຈຸດປະສົງເພື່ອເສີມສ້າງຄວາມສາມາດໃນການພັດທະນາ ແລະ ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດ ຍຸດທະສາດ ສ າລັບ ການພັດທະນາທີ່ປ່ອຍອາຍກາກບອນຕ ່າ (LEDS) ລວມທັງ ການສ າຫຼວດອາຍພິດເຮືອນແກ້ວ ແລະ ການພັດທະນາຕະຫຼາດກາກບອນ. ໂຄງການນີ້ຈັດຕັ້ງປະຕິບັດຢູ່ໃນ 11 ປະເທດໃນຂົງເຂດອາຊີ ເຊິ່ງລວມມີ:ບັງກະລາເທດ, ກ າປູເຈຍ, ອິນເດຍ, ອິນໂດເນເຊຍ, ລາວ, ມາເລເຊຍ, ເນປານ, ປາປົວນິວກີນີ, ຟີລິບປີນ,ໄທ ແລະ ຫວຽດນາມ.


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National greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories in Asia exhibit diversity in their methodological complexity, accuracy, and specificity to national circumstances. In addition, the majority of GHG inventory estimates rely on default GHG emission factors provided by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), as opposed to using country-specific emission factors (CSEFs)...


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This document is Volume II of a report commissioned by the US Agency for International Development Regional Development Mission for Asia (USAID/RDMA) in April 2013, and based on a review of more than 200 climate change-related funds and financing mechanisms in the Asian region, along with interviews with 24 development...


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Malaysia

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From the Executive Summary:

This initial National Communication (NC) has been prepared under the stewardship of the National Steering Committee chaired by the Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment. For the preparation of this NC, the Second Conference of Parties guidelines and the 1995 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change...


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Emission Factor Improvement report cover

National greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories in Asia exhibit diversity in their methodological complexity, accuracy, and specificity to national circumstances. In addition, the majority of GHG inventory estimates rely on default GHG emission factors provided by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), as opposed to using country-specific emission factors (CSEFs)...


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This document is Volume II of a report commissioned by the US Agency for International Development Regional Development Mission for Asia (USAID/RDMA) in April 2013, and based on a review of more than 200 climate change-related funds and financing mechanisms in the Asian region, along with interviews with 24 development...


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Malaysia's Green Technology Financing Scheme promotes green investment by providing easier access to financing, at lower cost. This brief on the GTFS is based on a presentation by Mr. Syed Ahmad Syed Mustafa, Vice President of malaysian Green Technology Corporation, given at the Asia LEDS Partnership workshop on Accessing Finance...


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Nepal

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From the Executive Summary:

Nepal, along with over 150 other nations, signed the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992. Nepal ratified the Convention on 2nd May in 1994, and this convention...


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Presentation by Mr. Resham Dangi Joint Secretary, REDD-Forestry and Climate Change Cell, Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation of Nepal at the Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth that took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012 given at Plenary: LEDS...


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This flyer, prepared for the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2013 session on "Learning from Green Growth Initiatives in Asia", highlights national and subnational policies, plans, and initiatives in support of low emission development in Nepal. It was prepared by the Alternative Energy Promotion Centre under the Ministry of Science, Technology...


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Nepal views the economy, society, and environment as the pillars of green growth and sustainable development. These three pillars are being mainstreamed into the development process through formulation of supportive national policies and through climate change-related initiatives. One example of this mainstreaming is the national government support provided to local...


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Emission Factor Improvement report cover

National greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories in Asia exhibit diversity in their methodological complexity, accuracy, and specificity to national circumstances. In addition, the majority of GHG inventory estimates rely on default GHG emission factors provided by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), as opposed to using country-specific emission factors (CSEFs)...


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This document is Volume II of a report commissioned by the US Agency for International Development Regional Development Mission for Asia (USAID/RDMA) in April 2013, and based on a review of more than 200 climate change-related funds and financing mechanisms in the Asian region, along with interviews with 24 development...


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Pakistan

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Presentation by Nadir Ehsan, Senior Municipal Development Specialist, Cities Development Initiative for Asia at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titled "Transport" 


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Papua New Guinea

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From the Executive Summary:

This Initial National Communication contains a series of activities implemented by the Government of Papua New Guinea (GoPNG) in consultation with communities and nongovernment organisations since 1998. The Office of the Environment and Conservation (OEC) was tasked to co-ordinate the implementation of the initiative with UNDP...


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Presentation by Joe N Pokana, Senior Policy Analyst, Office of Climate Change and Development Papua New Guinea at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 1 titled Presentations on National Frameworks to Support Green Finance


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Presentation by Joe Pokana, Senior Policy Analyst, Office of Climate Change and Development, Papua New Guinea at the Regional Asia LEDS Partnership Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance, in Manila, Philippines,  April 2-4, 2013 given at Main Workshop, Day 2 titiled "Mainstreaming LEDS Finance in National Budgets and Plans"

 

 

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Emission Factor Improvement report cover

National greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories in Asia exhibit diversity in their methodological complexity, accuracy, and specificity to national circumstances. In addition, the majority of GHG inventory estimates rely on default GHG emission factors provided by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), as opposed to using country-specific emission factors (CSEFs)...


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Philippines

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From the Executive Summary:

As a country Party to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Philippines is bound by its commitment to prepare and submit its National Communication on Climate Change. The preparation was made possible under the project PHI/97/G31 entitled “Enabli