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Enhancing Capacity low income Emissions Development Strategies (EC-LEDS)


Period
2010 - ongoing

Implementing agencies
USAID

African partners
Government

Names of African partners involved
Ministries of Energy

Donor involvement (incl. IOs)
Bilaterals involved

Names of donors involved (incl. IOs
USA

Geographical scope
Country

Countries where active

Sectors
Renewables, Electricity, Energy Efficiency

Sub Sectors (Electricity)
Electricity system, Grid connected generation

Type of intervention
Operative program / delivery mechanism (downstream)

Type of technical assistance
Dialogue and networking, Information and analysis, Policy support / institution building, Project preparation / implementation, Skill development / training

Gender focus
No

Climate focus
Yes

Type of financing

Main objectives
Development frameworks that promote sustainable social and economic development while reducing greenhouse gas emissions over the medium to long term. Design and implementation of transformative, low emission policies and actions.

Main activities
- Developing a robust and transparent national GHG inventory, to identify, quantify, and track the impacts of low emission actions and policies - Supporting clean energy and sustainable landscapes policies and actions that lead to transformational change in the highest emitting sectors - Enabling investment and financing in low emission technologies and sectors - Building and sharing knowledge

Comments

Sources
https://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy16osti/65501.pdf

Contact information
Collin Green USAID’s Office of Global Climate Change Team cgreen@usaid.gov

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