This Technology Transfer Advances Guinea's
- Nationally Determined Contribution to reduce 13% of the national greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2030 as compared to 1994.
In achieving its unique mandate in accelerating Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development, UNIDO recognizes access to sustainable energy for productive uses as a key catalyst for inclusive and sustainable economic development.
An Environmental Information System (EIS) aims to respond to decision-makers’ needs for information on the evolution of the environment, and its impact on people’s lives and the natural resources on which they depend.
Agricultural ecosystems hold large carbon reserves (IPCC, 2001a), mostly in soil organic matter.Historically, these systems have lost more than 50 Pg Carbon, but some of this carbon lost can be recovered through improved management, thereby withdrawing atmospheric CO2 (Paustian et al., 1998; Lal, 1999, 2004a).
Since about 1.5 billion people in the world use traditional stoves for cooking (and heating), efforts to improve the efficiency of cookstoves have been increasingly popular in the developing world. Improved stoves come in different forms and sizes.
Energy poverty is a problem that has a disproportionate effect on women and girls, especially in rural areas. Many women in developing countries have to spend long hours gathering fuel and hauling water, using their own energy to carry heavy loads over long distances. As fuel wood becomes scarce due to over-harvesting, land clearing, or environmental degradation, many women are forced to travel further in search of fuel.
Developing the necessary policies to transform SSA’s infrastructure, natural and human resources in the near term, will play a large role in shaping SSA nations' growth going forward. It is crucial that SSA governments, development partners, civil society and the private sector all seize this opportunity to shift the region’s development.
along low-carbon pathways.
Carbon tetrachloride (CTC) is a solvent and cleaning agent used widely across many industry segments. Its high solvency power, low cost and the fact that it is non-flammable made it popular in many cleaning applications.