Greening the Charcoal Value Chains of Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire – a NAMA approach

Charcoal remains one of the most important sources of fuel in Sub-Saharan Africa including Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire. A look through the supply chain highlights the inter-linkages with issues of energy, deforestation, employment and other socio-economic and environmental challenges. The infographicsmore


Finance Structure and its Management for a Rural Electrification NAMA

UNDP MDG Carbon has recently released Guidance Paper which describes a model approach to financing the development, implementation, and operation of a sector-wide programme for renewable energy rural electrification as a Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action.   One of the main issues facingmore


NAMA Study for A Sustainable Charcoal Value Chain In Ghana

MDG Carbon jointly with the Regional Environment Project on the Management of Environmental Services and Financing for Sustainable Development have released a NAMA study,  the third to focus on charcoal (following last year’s study of the sector in Uganda, and this year’s study in Côtemore


NAMA Study for Sustainable Charcoal Value Chain in Côte d’Ivoire

MDG Carbon jointly with the regional environment project on the Management of Environmental Services and Financing for Sustainable Development has released a new NAMA study to help Côte d’Ivoire to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the current charcoal value chain and enable themore


A Snapshot on Climate Finance

UNDP MDG Carbon just released ‘A snapshot on Carbon Finance’, using an infographic design to present an overview of existing financing sources and additionally required funds to close the financing gap and reach climate resilience. more


Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) Sustainable Development EvaluationTool

UNDP has released a new tool that is designed for Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) developers and policy makers.The tool allows users to evaluate the sustainable development performance indicators and sustainable development results achieved over the lifetime of the NAMA. Themore


Integrated Sustainable Rural Development: Renewable Energy Electrification and Rural Productivity Zones

This discussion paper provides stakeholders in beneficiary countries and donor organizations a holistic way of tackling rural energy access and rural poverty by setting up an integrated infrastructure for energy and income generation. The approach presented in the Discussion Paper combinesmore


Financing Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions – providing for support to receiving Governments

This paper for Governments and donors on discusses the conceptualization, design, implementation and operationalization of NAMAs with a focus on rural electrification. The purpose of the paper is to elaborate further on the concept presented at the UNDP-WBI webinar ‘Engaging the Private Sector inmore


MDG Carbon Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMA) Template

The MDG Carbon NAMA template has been developed for practitioners, activitly involved in the design of NAMA options and provides a guidance for external NAMA experts invovled in MDG Carbon’s NAMA design. more


Corporate Social Responsibility as an enabler of Green Growth and Climate Action

UNDP MDG Carbon has released a new Discussion Paper on 'Corporate Social Responsibility as an enabler of Green Growth and Climate Action' which looks at the role of UNDP and MDG Carbon in helping a host country to establish a CSR Agency, a CSR Strategy and a CSR Fund for sustainablemore