Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions

Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) in the context of sustainable development refer to any action that reduces emissions in developing countries and contributes to sustainable development. NAMAs shall be directed at transformational change within an economic sector, or across sectors for a broader national focus. NAMAs are supported and enabled by technology, financing, and capacity-building and are aimed at achieving inclusive sustainable growth.

  • NAMA: Climate-Smart Dairy Livestock Value Chains in Uganda
    Aug 21, 2017

    The objective of this NAMA is to trigger resilient low-carbon development in the dairy sector through the introduction of climate-smart agricultural practices and to bring the dairy production sector of Uganda onto a low carbon and more resilient path.

  • NAMA on Integrated Sustainable Energy Solutions for Schools in Uganda
    Dec 15, 2016

    This NAMA is designed to create clean energy solutions that will enable transformational and sustainable change in the education sector, with positive impacts in the private sector and on people’s livelihoods.

  • NAMA on Circular Economy Solid Waste Management Approach for Urban Areas in Kenya
    Jul 21, 2016

    The NAMA promotes an alternative to the existing waste value chain. Instead of waste being collected for disposal only, the NAMA facilitates the diversion of 90 per cent of collected waste away from disposal sites and towards various recycling practices.

  • NAMA on Access to Clean Energy in Rural Kenya through Innovative Market Based Solutions
    May 13, 2016

    The NAMA introduces an innovative market based approach through private sector participation for the manufacture and distribution of 1 million units of solar PV-based lanterns and improved cookstoves respectively in Kenya.

  • Access to Clean Energy Through Market-Based Solutions in Ghana
    Feb 12, 2016

    The Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) on “Access to clean energy through establishment of market based solutions in Ghana” has the potential to bring about a transformational change in the sector, resulting in emissions reductions, promoting sustainable development and increased access to clean energy technologies for communities in Ghana.

  • NAMA for the Renewable Energy Sector of Lao PDR
    Nov 18, 2015

    The NAMA for the renewable energy sector supports Lao PDR in achieving the goal defined in the Rural Electrification Master Plan, namely to provide access to electricity to more than 90 per cent of households in Lao PDR by 2020. The NAMA will not only reduce GHG emissions through the replacement of fossil fuels with renewables but also support rural communities through the promotion of tourism, agricultural facilities, health centres, and literacy centres.

  • NAMA on Rural Electrification in Vanuatu
    Sep 11, 2015

    The overall target of the NAMA is to support Vanuatu in achieving the goal defined in the National Energy Road Map (NERM). The NAMA will not only replace fossil fuels with renewable energies but will also significantly contribute to Sustainable Development (SD) benefits, such as improvement of the situation of groups with specific vulnerabilities, women and the poor.

  • Energy Efficiency NAMA in the Garment Industry in Cambodia
    Aug 4, 2015

    The overall objective of the NAMA is to support Cambodia´s energy efficiency policy and to improve efficiency in the industrial sector and to build capacity in the field of energy efficiency. The introduction of efficient sewing, washing, drying machines and compressors will improve energy efficiency in motor driven systems and will decrease GHG emissions by reducing the use of electricity.

  • NAMA on Rural Development in Namibia through Electrification with Renewable Energies
    Jul 18, 2015

    The overall target of the NAMA is to support Namibia in achieving the goal defined in the Off-Grid Energisation Master Plan (OGEMP). The NAMA will reduce GHG emissions through the replacement of fossil fuels with renewable energies and will provide the conditions for income generation and new business opportunities. This will also lead to enhanced private sector involvement.

  • Rural Electrification with Renewable Energy in The Gambia
    Jun 26, 2015

    The overall target of the NAMA is to support The Gambia to achieve the objectives of the Vision 2020. The NAMA for ‘Rural Electrification with Renewable Energy in The Gambia’ offers the country the opportunity to accelerate access to electricity through small-scale, off-grid and stand-alone projects, as well as income-generating opportunities for the local population.

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