Project-Based Activities: Case Studies
Natural energy project water treatment systems in Rwanda
The purpose of this project activity is to provide clean water that meets the drinking, cooking, and hygiene needs in rural Rwanda through the instillation of water treatment systems that rely on renewable energy and replace the use of non-renewable firewood for treating water by boiling.
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Biogas recovery, heat and electricity generation from effluents ponds in Honduras
The project involves the installation of two biodigesters and a biogas recovery system. The captured biogas from agricultural effluents will be utilised in a gas engine for the generation of electricity for the mill’s internal processes and in two boilers for the generation of heat. If the project is successful and there is enough biogas available ERH is considering the installation of a second generator.
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On April 11-12, 2015 UNFCCC organized an African Regional Workshop on Carbon Finance. UNDP's work on the standardized baseline for the rice sector in the Philippines (ASB0008), which became the building stone for the Philippine Adaptation and Mitigation Initiatives in Agriculture was presented as a replicable example for Africa.