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LEDS GP voices: Supporting governments to mainstream low emission development


Three new films from the LEDS GP demonstrate how LEDS GP is supporting Asian and African governments to mainstream low emission development.

During the 2018 meeting on long term climate strategies in Bangkok, we caught up with our members from around the world to talk about how LEDS GP is making a difference and to ask the question: what does low emission development mean to you? This page pulls together insights from three African and Asian delegates, who explain the importance of low emission development in their national contexts.

Tasila Banda

Watch Tasila Banda, of Zambia’s National Development Planning Agency, discuss how LEDS GP is helping develop technical capacities for low emission development in Africa.

Buddika Hemashantha

Buddika Hemashantha of Climate Smart Initiatives LTD, Sri Lanka, explains how low emission development strategies can help to mitigate damage towards coral reefs and protect the Sri Lankan economy.

Jessy Appavoo

Hear Jessy Appavoo of the Africa LEDS Partnership describe how LEDS GP is working with African governments to promote low emission development strategies through aligning development plans with targets set out in nationally determined contributions (NDCs).

If you liked these videos, watch our new LEDS GP feature: Achieving a resilient future

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