Climate Change Finance Innovation Award Contest - Terms & Conditions

This document contains the terms and conditions for participation in the Climate Change Finance Innovation Award Contest.

NAMA Sustainable Development Tool (UNDP MDG Carbon)

UNDP MDG Carbon 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.

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

The objective of this Discussion Paper is to present an innovative model for combining renewable energy rural electrification around the concept of a ‘Rural Productivity Zone’ (RPZ), with the objective of tackling some of the challenges in improving access to energy while encouraging sustainable development and GHG mitigation. 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.

Standardized Baseline Guidance Note (UNDP)

MDG Carbon published a Guidance Note for SBs, primarily intended for Designated National Authorities, Coordinating and Managing Entities, and consultants involved with the development of SBs. The Note focuses on the current UNFCCC rules and regulations (Standards and Guidelines) with an emphasis on establishing a Quality Management System. The objective of this document is to make SBs comprehensible and easy to implement thus promoting its wider application across a broad range of relevant sectors.

Standardized Baseline Assessment for Rural Off-Grid-Electrification in Sub-Saharan Africa (UNDP-GEF)

This report defines approaches for the development of standardized baselines in CDM projects on off-grid power generation in sub-Saharan Africa. Standardisation allows for baseline establishment and additionality demonstration for project types in a defined geography, rather than on a project-by-project basis. Standardisation thereby facilitates access to climate finance or carbon markets.

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