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Country leadership explorer

Explore the map to discover how countries are integrating low emission action and Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in their development. The LEDS GP expert working groups, regional platforms and secretariat have collected these examples of country leadership – and have provided links to where you can find out more information. If you would like to nominate an example of leadership, please email us at: secretariat@ledsgp.org

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Case studies

Limiting coal consumption in China

Activity
Limiting coal consumption at 4.2 Gt/year and the share of coal-based energy in the energy mix at 62% by 2020.
Location
China, Asia
Themes
Energy

Inclusive and technically sound INDC development process in Chile

Activity
Preparation of the Chilean Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC), including a public consultation process and the creation of a broad analytical basis.
Location
Chile, Latin America and the Caribbean
Themes
Agriculture, Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use, Energy, Transport, Waste Management

Burkina Faso biomass energy NAMA

Activity
Disseminate more efficient biomass technology (especially cook stoves) and strengthen the market for more sustainable biomass use and production for energy consumption.
Location
Burkina Faso, Africa
Themes
Agriculture, Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use, Bioenergy, Energy, Transport, Waste Management

Developing a national climate compatible development plan (CCDP)

Activity
Conceptualization, stakeholder consultation, technical development and initial policy impact of a national climate compatible development plan.
Location
Dominican Republic, Latin America and the Caribbean
Themes
Agriculture, Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use, Energy, Transport, Waste Management

Developing an integrated forestry sector MRV system

Activity
Development of the National Forest Monitoring System, an integrated MRV system for the Forestry Sector in Costa Rica to support Payment for Ecosystem Services, REDD+ and other forestry projects.
Location
Costa Rica, Latin America and the Caribbean
Themes
Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use, Energy, Forestry and REDD+, Transport

Designing a vertically-integrated, transit orientated development NAMA

Activity
Designing a NAMA that integrates national policies on transport and housing, and local projects based on urban development around transportation systems, including vertical integration of policies between national and subnational government.
Location
Colombia, Latin America and the Caribbean
Themes
Agriculture, Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use, Energy, Subnational Integration, Transport, Waste Management

Developing a public-private carbon management program

Activity
Development of the national carbon management programme (Programa Nacional de Gestión del Carbono) for the estimation of greenhouse gas emissions, monitoring of carbon footprints and identification of mitigation opportunities by public and private sector entities.
Location
Chile, Latin America and the Caribbean
Themes
Agriculture, Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use, Energy, Forestry and REDD+, Transport, Waste Management

Design and implementation of a climate resilient green economy strategy

Activity
Comprehensive Green Growth Strategy combining vision for green economy, climate resilience and development goals in a least developed country.
Location
Ethiopia, Africa
Themes
Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use, Energy, Forestry and REDD+, Transport, Waste Management
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