Promoting Renewable Energy in Mae Hong Son ProvinceJun 10, 2012
The Thai Government has made it a goal to get as much as 20 percent of its energy from renewable sources by 2022. UNDP aims to help Mae Hong Son Province in Northern Thailand become the first province to be energy sufficient.
Promoting Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings (PEECB)Feb 16, 2015
UNDP aims to reduce GHG emissions from the Thai commercial building sector through the promotion and facilitation of the widespread application of building energy efficiency technologies and practices.
Catalyzing the Sustainability of Thailand’s Protected Area SystemOct 16, 2012
Thailand’s protected area system is changing. There are concerns that the size of many national parks and wildlife sanctuaries are insufficient to sustain their flora and fauna. Biodiversity within these areas remain under threat from many sources. While the Royal Thai Government, NGOs and other partners have focused efforts on the existing protected area system and other conservation initiatives, the loss of habitat and biodiversity continues through the clearing of forests, infrastructure, and agriculture, as well other unsustainable land uses such as hunting, and poorly-managed tourism development.
Climate Change FinanceJan 29, 2014
The arrival of Thailand's national climate change master plan marks the first time that climate change issues have become an explicit goal on the national development agenda. To succeed, though, public finance needs to be aligned to climate change policies.
GEF Small Grants ProgrammeFeb 19, 2015
Established in 1992, the GEF Small Grants Programme strives for sustainable development by "thinking globally acting locally". It provides financial and technical support to projects that conserve and restore the environment while enhancing people's well-being and livelihoods.
Small Grants Programme - ProjectFeb 20, 2015
Thailand participated in the Small Grants Programme in 1993 and was one among 33 participating countries from Africa, Europe, Middle East, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean. Currently, the GEF Small Grants Programme in Thailand manages 384 projects with a majority of projects focusing mainly on international water, climate change mitigation, and biodiversity.
Water for People Partnership ProjectFeb 25, 2015
The ‘Water for People’ Partnership: Small Grants Programme’ is a collaboration between the Metropolitan Waterworks Authority (MWA) and UNDP Thailand. It is built on the established mechanism of the Global Environment Facility – Small Grant Programme (GEF/SGP) in Thailand and managed by UNDP to support community environmental conservation work.