Low Carbon solutions / GHG reduction

Formulation of IGAD Regional Climate Change Strategy (IRCCS)

The Horn of Africa has been noted to be one of the most vulnerable regions to climate change, in particular its mainly natural resources-based economy, and faces serious water shortages, food scarcity, increased risks of livelihood systems, and vulnerability to a number of climate change-induced disasters and diseases. The overall objective of this assignment was …

Diffusion of solar energy in rural areas in Mali

This mission was implemented under the global contract “GCCA Climate Support Facility”. The AOPP (Association des Organisations Professionnelles Paysannes) in Mali is implementing a national programme to promote use of Solar Energy in rural areas in association with a Belgian NGO (SOS Faim) and a micro-credit institution (Kafo Jiginews). They therefore requested assistance from the CSF to: …

Calculation of the Emission Factor for the Electricity System in Djibouti

Through the GCCA ACP program funded under the 10th European Development Fund (EDF), the Climate Support Facility has been requested to assist in the calculation of the emission factor for Djibouti’s electricity system and to build capacity in the application of the corresponding calculation tool. Having a very favourable natural environment for production of renewable …

Capacity building in conducting greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories and vulnerability assessments in Ivory Coast

Through the GCCA ACP program funded under the 10th European Development Fund (EDF), the Climate Support Facility has been requested to assist the UNFCCC focal point of Ivory Coast in training staff in the development of full-fledged national communications, with special emphasis on conducting GHG inventories and vulnerability assessments. Ivory Coast has been a non-Annex …

Carbon footprint and low-carbon strategy development

Prospect supported the Belgian Technical Cooperation (BTC) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in conducting Carbon Footprint of their institutions (headquarters and delegations, embassies, consulates abroad). After a first annual analysis, we developed a self-assessment tool adapted to the institution and allowing future updates. Based on this analysis a low-carbon strategy has been developed with …

Inventory of tools and guidebooks in selected areas of the Intelligent Energy Programme

The main objective of the project was to increase the dissemination of results achieved under the Intelligent Energy-Europe (further “IEE”) Programme by ensuring that tools and guidebooks developed were widely communicated and used across Europe. The work consisted in the identification of tools and guidebooks, their assessment and the development of a website for the …