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Ambitious renewable energy plan: go with the wind and soak up the sun in Tunisia

Ambitious renewable energy plan: go with the wind and soak up the sun in Tunisia

Due to the combination of social-economic growth and subsidy policies, Tunisia faced an increasing demand of energy in the last 20 years. The generation of electricity is highly dominated by fossil fuels, primarily gas-powered generation. For this reason, despite a steady increase of demand at a rate of approximately 4% […]

The NAMA Facility: spurring on mitigation action in developing countries

The NAMA Facility: spurring on mitigation action in developing countries

The NAMA Facility’s 3rd Call for Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) Support Project Outlines, closed on 15th July 2015. During the three months open for submissions, a total of 42 NAMA Support Project outlines were received for consideration. The NAMA Facility, a programme jointly financed by Germany, the United Kingdom, […]

Kazakhstan’s Urban Development NAMA is a Home Run

Kazakhstan’s Urban Development NAMA is a Home Run

A project to lower emissions and address climate change in Kazakhstan’s cities is launched with financial, technical and capacity building support from the international community. The national climate action is focused on facilitating sustainable urban development. The action is a Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) and is made possible through […]

Opportunity for Developing Countries and Emerging Economies to access Funding for Climate Action

Opportunity for Developing Countries and Emerging Economies to access Funding for Climate Action

NAMA Facility’s Third Call for Support Project Outlines Open Until 15 July 2015 Developing countries and emerging economies are invited to provide technical information with which they can secure funding for transformative climate action. Plans for such action are set out in Nationally Appropriate Mitigations Actions (NAMAs). Transformational NAMAs can […]

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Boosting Transit Oriented Development: Colombia and Ethiopia Show the Way

Transit Oriented Development (TOD), is a new term for an old model that is making a comeback to provide greater social, economic, and environmental benefits to urban populations. Once dependency on local geography for transportation, such as rivers and ports, was no longer a factor for urban growth, the use […]

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Spain’s unique, tailor-made approach to supporting NAMAs propels Uruguay along clean energy pathway.

An innovative Spanish NAMA Platform combines technical expertise from Spain’s ministries and relevant institutions to bundle custom support packages for climate action in developing countries. The latest result is direct and detailed support to Uruguay’s expansion of wind power. The approach combines the use of Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions, through […]