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Collaborating to align data, information and mitigation actions

Collaborating to align data, information and mitigation actions

Coordination between sectors and stakeholders in the development of a national inventory, NAMAs and MRV.
Good Practice
  • Immediate relevance and impact
  • Long term impact
  • Measurable and reliable data
  • Scalable and transferable
  • Stakeholder participation
  • Financial or implementation plan
  • MRV framework
Themes
  • Agriculture
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use
  • Energy
  • Transport
  • Waste Management
Location

Tunisia, Africa

Year Published

2012 - 2014

Case Summary
With an economic and development model closely linked to fossil fuel use, Tunisia’s growth in recent decades has led to a marked increase in greenhouse gas emissions. Recognising the need to address climate change, the country has proceeded to pursue various strategies, plans and activities to promote renewable energy and climate protection while at the same time pursuing development goals such as modernising industry, creating jobs, improving quality of life and supporting international climate change mitigation efforts.

This case provides a good example of the development of well-linked national climate change strategy, NAMAs and supporting MRV arrangements. In particular, efforts to collaborate across sectors and government ministries to share data and develop effective use of information to support national inventory, NAMA development and MRV are noteworthy.
Collaborators
  • TSP: Ministry of Industry, Energy & Mines/ General Directorate for Energy (DGE)
  • National Agency for Energy Conservation (ANME)
  • Tunisian Electricity and Gas Company (STEG)
  • Ministry of Finance
  • Ministry of Environment NAMAs: National Agency for Energy Conservation
  • National Sanitation Office (ONAS)
  • Ministry for Infrastructure and Environment
  • City of Sfax
  • Ministry of Agriculture
Cooperation with
  • German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) through its International Climate Initiative (IKI)
  • German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
  • United Nations Development Programme
Finance
Development of the various programs actions and activities (including development of TSP, NCCS and NAMAs) supported by a combination of private and public sector funds together with international support including from: the French Development Agency (AFD); World Bank; European Union; United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); and the German Federal Government.

Results supported byUNDPWorld Resources InstituteTransparency partnership