Category: Projects

Climate change | Air quality | Energy | Environment

Advisory support, data needs, gap assessment, recommendations and capacity building to account, track and update NDC under the climate action enhancement project in Grenada (GGGI/NDC Partnership)

Gauss provided technical assistance, analytical support, and capacity building to the Government of Grenada to assess data collection procedures and available climate change-related data to measure progress towards emissions reduction and other climate goals and support the upgrading and further implementation of NDC. A QA was undertaken of the GHG inventory presented in the Second…
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Quality assurance of the national systems and the GHG emission inventories of Vietnam, Nigeria, PNG, Philippines, South Africa, Malawi, Armenia, Argentina, Guyana, Angola, Senegal, Zimbabwe and Burkina Faso (UNFCCC)

This project consisted in a quality assurance (QA) exercise focused on the capacity building of the national compilation team. The QA is developed together with the compilation team, identifying areas of improvement of the inventory and providing customised training to the attendees. One of the key outcomes of the exercise is the development of an…
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Moderation of the UNFCCC forum on MRV and GHG inventories (UNFCCC)

In preparation for the inventory reporting under the enhanced transparency framework of the Paris Agreement, this project covers the provision of continued capacity-building support to the national greenhouse gas inventory compilers for implementing the 2006 IPCC/latest available Guidelines for their greenhouse gas inventory preparation and their GHG inventory systems. The support is provided via a…
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Technical support to increase the overall transparency capacities in developing countries under the initiative for climate action transparency (ICAT/UNOPS)

The objective of this grant is to provide technical support and capacity building to developing countries for transparency related to climate actions and policies based on country priorities and needs with the aim of equipping countries with the capacity to effectively assess the impacts of their climate policies and actions and fulfill their transparency commitments…
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Development of the full project proposal of the capacity-building initiative for transparency (CBIT) for establishing an integrated and enhanced transparency framework for climate actions and support measures in India (UNDP India)

The objective was to lead and coordinate the elaboration of a project proposal for the GEF to strengthen the existing institutional capacity and enable national institutions and organisations to monitor, verify, and report relevant information pertaining to climate reporting to the UNFCCC. This project included the development of an study to assess the gaps in…
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Technical support for the green climate fund (GCF) readiness in Dominica (UNDP Barbados)

This project was focused on the development of national procedures (such as, but not limited to, the no objection procedure), coordination mechanisms and an operational manual for the NDA of Dominica. This work included a capacity building component on good practices for accessing the GCF and other international climate finance sources.


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Update of climate finance strategy, the NDA framework document and the country programme of Dominica for the Green Climate Fund (UNDP Barbados)

This project consisted in a review and update the Low-Carbon Climate-Resilient Development Strategy, the elaboration of the framework document of the NDA and the prioritisation of climate actions in a country programme to develop proposals to be submitted to the Green Climate Fund.


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Support Georgia in enhancing its national capacities to track and report on climate finance (UNDP GSP)

The main objective of the assignment is to support the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture (MEPA) in establishing a climate finance MRV system. This objective included the implementation of a capacity building program to train local experts in the key concepts of climate finance and its tracking.


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Emission inventory and projections of SLCPs (Short live climate pollutants) for the NDC revision of Liberia (UNDP Liberia)

The main objective of the assignment was to assess the emission profile of the country, analyse the quantitative data available on SLCP emissions and their forecasts, recommend sector targets to be added in the revised NDC; and to provide capacity building to national stakeholders on the development of inventories and development of policy related to…
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Support to the revision of the NDC of the republic of Tajikistan (UNDP Tajikistan)

This project aimed at supporting UNDP of Tajikistan in the update of its National Determined Contributions, as part of UNDP’s Global Climate Promise Initiative and as part of the Climate Action Enhancement Package (CAEP). Gauss team developed the gender analysis, the sectoral assessments of the transport and infraestructure and industry and construction sectors, and developed…
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