Latest Projects

Climate change | Air quality | Energy | Environment

In-country experience

A selection of projects

Energy in Botswana

2018-2019

Capacity building on energy statistics analysis, modeling, and energy planning in Botswana

Climate finance MRV in El Salvador (UNDP)

2018

Design of a Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) system for climate finance data for El Salvador, in line with the national approach and architecture for climate finance of the country.

Second Biennial Update Report of Colombia

2018

Technical support for the elaboration of the mitigation chapter of the second Biennial Update Report of Colombia.

International energy consultancy for Lesotho (UNDP)

2017-2018

Main tasks under this assignment are:

  • Designing and implementing an energy survey.
  • Establishing a national energy system, including a national energy database, a national energy balance, and energy indicators, using the data collected under the survey.
  • Incorporating a MRV system to enable tracking of GHG emission reductions.
  • Delivering capacity building regarding the development of energy surveys, energy information systems, and modeling of energy systems (LEAP, TIMES-MARKAL)
  • Assisting in policy formulation for promoting RE sources.

National approach and architecture for climate finance in El Salvador (UNDP)

2017-2018

This project aimed at empowering El Salvador to best position itself for accessing and managing climate finance from various sources. The project includes the development of a proposal for climate finance national architecture and the development of a national strategy for accessing climate finance.

Technical support for the elaboration of a plan in Wallonia on reductions of emissions of air pollutants in 2030 (walloon air and climate agency).

2017-2018

Projections (2025, 2013, 2040 and 2050), elaboration of scenarios of WEM and WAM and evaluation of emission reduction.

Second Biennial Update Report of Mexico

2017-2018

Technical support to elaborate the Sixth National Communication and the Second Biennial Update Report of Mexico to the UNFCCC with special focus on mitigation policies, technology transfer, and support received and needed.

Third National Communication of El Salvador to the UNFCCC.

2017-2018

Technical support to elaborate the Third National Communication of El Salvador to the UNFCCC.

Improvement of the volatile organic compounds (VOC) emission estimates of the national emission inventory of Spain (ministry of environment-government of Spain)

2016 - 2018

Improvement in the methodology for estimating VOC emissions based on the information gathered under the implementation of Royal Decree 117/2003 on volatile organic compounds. Review of national methodologies and proposal of improvements for the national inventory.

El Salvador GHG inventory elaboration – IPPU, Energy and Waste (UNDP)

2017

Capacity building and Technical support for the elaboration of the sectors of waste, energy, and industrial processes of the greenhouse gas inventory for the third national communication.

Review of member states’ emission inventories under the directive on national emission ceilings for certain atmospheric pollutants

2017

A comprehensive review, including capacity-building, of member states’ emission inventories under the directive on national emission ceilings for certain atmospheric pollutants

Course on the preparation of inventories and the implementation of REDD+ for Chilean professionals (CONAF)

2016-2017

Training program on AFOLU and REDD+. based on Chilean inventory and REDD+ activities for 50 participants.

Assessment, evaluation and update of Belgian policies and measures (national climate commission of Belgium)

2016 - 2017

Analysis, evaluation, and update of the federal Belgian policies and measures regarding the reduction of GHG emissions, including first estimates on socio-economic impacts.

Support in compilation and reporting of the Spanish emission inventory (TRAGSATEC)

2014 – 2017

Technical support on national emission inventories for its management, maintenance, and updating of the Spanish Inventory & Projections systems.

Colombia GHG inventory review – IPPU and Energy (UNDP)

2016

Technical review and quality assurance of energy and industrial processes sectors of the Colombian inventory and recommendations to implement appropriate institutional arrangements for MRV systems for the third national communication.