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El Salvador

Official name: 

Republic of El Salvador

National Designated Entity
Type of organisation: Government/Ministry
Name: 
Mr. Luis Eduardo Menjívar Recinos
Position: 
Coordinator, Analysis and Geospatial Development Unit
Phone: 
+503 2132 9532
Emails: 
lmenjivar@marn.gob.sv

El Salvador (2012)

Energy profile
  • Construction of houses on stilts

    Type: 
    National Plan
    Type of National plan: 
    Objective: 
    Country: 
  • INDC of El Salvador

    Type: 
    National Plan
    Type of National plan: 
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    “(…) El Salvador presenta una serie de contribuciones destinadas en primer lugar, a establecer un marco de legislación y arreglos institucionales que orientan el desarrollo económico y social hacia las bajas emisiones y la adaptación al cambio climático.

  • Analysis of System Stability in Developing and Emerging Countries: El Salvador

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Thursday, August 1, 2013
    Objective: 

    This report provides an overview on the power sector of El Salvador and identifies potential issues relating to the impact of wind and PV power plants on system security. Based on this initial analysis, a scope of studies for analysing the impact of planned wind and PV plants on system security in El Salvador will be given.

  • Manual Eficiencia Energetica para MYPES

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Monday, January 1, 2007
    Objective: 

    This manual intends to provide an overview of energy efficiency measures and evaluate their energy systems within of their production processes. It provides evaluations of some examples of energy efficiency opportunities and estimates the economic benefits to be achieved. It presents the key thermal and electrical systems in industrial production, where the general concepts described and identifies energy efficiency opportunities that can be applied in the Small and Medium Enterprises.

  • Guia Practica para la Formulacion y Ejecucion de Proyectos de Eficiencia Energetica

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Objective: 

    This guideline provides technical and financial support for the elaboration, execution and monitoring of energy efficiency projects, from the development of the pre-feasibility and the economic feasibility analysis, financial management, to the monitoring of the actions. It also contains information regarding the institutional and legal frameworks for energy efficiency in El Salvador.

  • Indicators of Disaster Risk and Risk Management. El Salvador

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Objective: 

    The purpose of the indicator system is to assess the vulnerability and risk, using national-level indicators to facilitate access to relevant information to enable them to identify and propose effective measures for risk management, considering macroeconomics, social, institutional and technical aspects. The system includes Desasters Deficit Index, Local Disaster Index, Index of prevalent Vulnerability and Index of Risk Management. In the annexes the natural threats for the country, as well as the progress on the Hyogo Action Framework are presented.

  • Impact of Climate Change on Rural Salvadorian Farmers

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Objective: 
    Approach: 

    The objective of this consultancy is to explore climate change impacts on food supply and security as well as on hazards that threaten subsistence farmers in El Salvador. The GWU Capstone Team (team) was tasked with conducting a field study on the perception of a group of subsistence farmers on climate change and hazards, and perceived impacts on living conditions–-with particular attention to vulnerable groups such as women.

  • Climate Risk Assessment for the Intersectoral Program on Food and Nutrition Security in El Salvador

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Objective: 
    Approach: 

    The document is a climate assessment conducted for the Intersectoral Program on Food and Nutrition Security (ISAN), and is divided into two parts: (1) analysis of potential risks to achieving the objectives outlined in ISAN, considering climate change impacts, and (2) identification of potential adjustments or adaptation measures that could be implemented to reduce the risks from climate change.

  • Proyecto “Gestión del Agua para la Adaptación” (Brochure)

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Objective: 
    Approach: 

    The objective of the ‘Water Management Adaptation’ Project is to build capacity for good governance and adaptation to climate change through applied research, awareness, public participation and demonstrative experiences, for effective water management based on an ecosystems integrated management approach.

  • El proceso de Preparación para REDD+ en Mesoamérica: Actores, tendencias y temas críticos

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Objective: 
    Approach: 

    This report shows that the process of preparation for REDD in Mesoamerica is characterized for being relatively widespread, although there are enormous challenges regarding information, participation and consultation. In spite of the formal arguments, the preparation processes face serious challenges in terms of a more genuine and commitment with the consultation processes with various stakeholders related to forestry, especially in the case of indigenous peoples and forest communities.

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