The Good Practice Database presents various examples of good practices worldwide which demonstrate how climate policies and actions are being effectively designed and implemented across a range of national contexts. This analysis is a joint initiative of the Partnership on Transparency in the Paris Agreement, the UNDP Low Emission Capacity Building Programme and the NDC Support Cluster.

Tajikistan’s Qairokkum Hydropower plant: Planning ahead for climate change

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 12:12
Tajikistan, Europe and Central Asia
Tajikistan depends on hydropower for about 98% of its electricity and during winter months about 70% of the population experiences power outages. Tajikistan’s Qairokkum Hydropower plant relies on river basins that are fed by melted snow and …

Tanzania’s integrated resources and resilience planning program

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 12:12
Tanzania, Sub-Saharan Africa
Currently the electrification rate is Tanzania is 30% (can be as low is 11% in rural areas) and the government has a goal of 75% electrification by 2035. This is an estimated addition of 60 million new electricity users. Some of the major …

The impact of Indonesia’s public climate finance system

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 12:12
Indonesia, East Asia and Pacific
Indonesia is pushing forward to sustain economic growth while reducing greenhouse emissions. The country aims for a 26% reduction in business-as-usual levels by 2020, or 41% with international support. To reduce greenhouse gas emissions …

The Philippine National REDD-plus Strategy (PNRPS)

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 12:12
Philippines, East Asia and Pacific
The Philippine National REDD-plus Strategy (PNRPS) presents a broad range of strategies and corresponding activities over a 10-year time horizon (2010-2020), and seeks to prepare forestlands managers throughout the country to assume …

Watershed and Forest Management in India

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 12:12
India, South Asia
By 2011, deforestation related to unsustainable agriculture and livestock practices in India had degraded an estimated 35 million hectares of forestland and negatively impacted water table levels. To address this challenge the Government of …

Transmission Planning for Renewable Energy in Mexico (DEMO)

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 12:12
Mexico, Latin America and Caribbean
Traditional transmission planning approaches are often inadequate at accounting for areas of high renewable energy resources. However, regulators and transmission operators are increasingly exploring new methods for developing transmission …

Climate action planning in Cartagena, Colombia

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 12:12
Colombia, Latin America and Caribbean
A Competitive and Climate Compatible Cartagena (Plan 4C) positions Cartagena as the first coastal city in Colombia to have a long term vision and a framework of planning and action to achieve climate compatible development by 2040. It …

Marshall Islands Outer islands solar projects

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 12:12
Marshall Islands , East Asia and Pacific
Under the National Energy Policy and to address the challenges associated with fossil fuel dependence, the Marshall Islands implemented its outer island solar project, setting a target of 100% renewable energy electrification. The project …