This Technology Transfer Advances Mauritius'
- Nationally Determined Contribution to decrease its greenhouse gas emissions by 30%, by the year 2030, relative to the business as usual scenario of 7 million metric tonnes CO2equivalent.
The Climate Technology Centre is seeking proposals for 2 separate technical assistance projects:
The representatives of Mauritius (Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Housing, Mauritius Oceanographic Institute, University of Mauritius, National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Centre, Department of Continental Shelf and Maritime Zone Administration and Exploration, Fisheries division, Ministry of Social Security, National Solidarity, and Environment and Sustainable Development, and local authorities) are currently participating at the Climate Technology Centre and Network training provided by CTCN Consortium member
Over 40 representatives from 17 countries of the African region met in Mauritius to discuss the need for Green Cooling and develop strategies to implement mitigation actions in their countries’ cooling sector. The workshop concluded with a site visit to a cascade system installed at the Université des Mascareignes.
As part of the NAP Expo 2019, the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) showcased two examples of how climate technologies are being utilized to support National Adaptation Plan (NAP) implementation in coastal zones.
Formerly known as the Mauritius Marine Authority (MMA), the MPA is the sole national port authority set up under the Ports Act 1998, to regulate and control the port sectors in Mauritius and Rodrigues. The MPA is a landlord port authority, providing the main port infrastructure and superstructure, together with related facilities. It also provides marine services and navigation aids, while it regulates and controls all port activities and environmental issues within the designated port areas.
Although the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) could see billions of dollars invested in the development of renewable energies in developing countries, this report argues that successful development of viable markets in renewable technologies is highly dependent on context-specific factors.
This report looks at the context-specific factors behind the success of three renewable energy developments that have taken place in developing countries- without significant foreign investment or the CDM.