Environment and Energy

  • Biodiversity Conservation, Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry (LULUCF) Programmes: Ideas for Implementation

    The report provides inputs on issues related to land use, land use change, forestry, biodiversity conservation and livelihoods promotion. It also highlights gaps that exist in the current policies and strategies of various agencies in the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Orissa.

  • Bioenergy India

    Issued every quarter, this newsletter provides a range of information relating to the biomass energy sector including how to tap rural markets, barriers to scalability and the outlook for global renewables.

  • Bioenergy India - December 2009

    Issued every quarter, this newsletter provides a range of information relating to the biomass energy sector including how to tap rural markets, barriers to scalability and the outlook for global renewables.

  • Bioenergy for Rural India - Demonstration of Decentralized Sub-Megawatt-Level power Generation Using Biomass Gasification Technology

    This book details the experience of the Biomass for Rural Energy project, one of the first attempts at sub-megawatt power generation through biomass gasification in India. It highlights the importance of biomass energy in national policy geared towards increasing the share of renewable energy in India’s energy mix.

  • Biomass Energy for Rural India - Carbon Mitigation Report

    The study undertakes an analysis of carbon savings achieved by the Biomass Energy for Rural India project, supported by UNDP and funded by Global Environment Facility, and its related activities, as of July 2010 in five taluks in Tumkur district of Karnataka. It also assesses carbon savings to be achieved by the project in the future.

OUR WORK - ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY

UNDP is committed to promoting low carbon, climate resilient and inclusive development. We support the Government of India in meeting national development objectives along with commitments under important multilateral environment agreements. Key areas of intervention are climate change (mitigation and adaptation), sustainable natural resource management (conserving biodiversity and addressing land degradation) and integrated chemical management (phasing out of ozone depleting substances and reducing persistent organic pollutants).

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