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.

Mainstreaming Gender into Climate Action: Lessons from Peru

Wed, 05/29/2019 - 12:12
Peru, Latin America and Caribbean
If countries are to successfully mitigate and adapt to climate change impacts while meeting their Paris Agreement commitments, gender responsive climate policies are essential. In 2014, Peru was the first country in Latin America to develop …

International Best Practices for Implementing and Designing Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) Policies

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 12:12
South Africa, Middle East and North Africa, South Asia, Latin America and Caribbean, East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, North America, Sub-Saharan Africa
A Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) is a public policy tool requiring a certain amount of renewable electricity relative to the entire electricity supply. These policies are meant to increase generation from “renewable”, or more broadly …

Smart Incentives for Mini-Grids through Retail Tariff and Subsidy Design

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 12:12
South Africa, Middle East and North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa
Countries have diverse energy goals. Mini-grids are playing an increasing role in achieving countries’ energy goals such as: supporting rural electrification, community self-reliance, local resilience, and emissions reductions. Depending on …