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NAMAs in the sector

  Country Type of action Objective
PROBIOMASA: Project for the Promotion of Energy from Biomass Argentina Strategy/Policy Boost production, management and sustainable use of biomass for energy purposes with the aim to generate a total of 200 electric MW and 200 thermal MW by 2016
Energy efficient public buildings and housing in Armenia Armenia Strategy/Policy To promote improved energy efficiency, the NAMA project will target the following key objectives:

- Support the policy, regulatory, institutional, and market transformation leading to a higher level of energy efficiency of structures and decreased GHG emissions from the building sector. - Contribute to improved energy performance of public buildings in health, educational, cultural and other sectors, improving comfort level, cutting public budget allocations for energy bills, while improving the overall quality of public services. - Support the provision of adequate and affordable housing in Armenia using integrated building design concept, and contribute in reducing the total costs for operation of buildings, decreasing public costs and costs for the users/clients. - Contribute to the development objectives of Armenia (environment, economic, and social), related to the construction and building sector. - Support transformational change to a low-emission development path in the longer term.

- Contribute to improving Armenia’s energy security.
Low-carbon end-use sectors in Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Strategy/Policy The specific objective of the project is to support SOCAR in the development and implementation of selected programmatic NAMAs in the low-carbon end-use sectors, where pilot investments will be directed into low energy and low carbon technologies that are so far missing on a large scale on the Azeri market.
Innovative Energy Optimisation in the Steel Sector Bangladesh Not known To improve energy efficiency in the steel sector in Bangladesh
NAMA in renewable energy and energy efficiency Barbados Not known The general objective is to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency in Barbados, thus reducing the country’s dependency from imported fossil fuels, enhancing security and stability in energy supply, and improving overall environmental sustainability in the country.
Sustainable and energy efficient building of Faculty of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy in Banja Luka Bosnia & Herzegovina Strategy/Policy The objective of the NAMA is the construction of energy efficient buildings of the Faculty of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy in Banja Luka.
Resource Efficiency Program for Brazil’s Beef Supply Chain Brazil Strategy/Policy The objective of the NAMA is to improve energy efficiency across the supply chain of the beef sector.
Burkina Faso Biomass Energy NAMA Support Burkina Faso Project The main objective of the NAMA Support Project is to make biomass energy a commercially viable, renewable and low emission energy sector.
Energy Efficiency NAMA in the Garment Industry in Cambodia Cambodia Strategy/Policy The overall objective of the NAMA is to support Cambodia´s energy efficiency policy and to improve efficiency in the industrial sector and to build capacity in the field of energy efficiency. The introduction of efficient sewing, washing, drying machines and compressors will improve energy efficiency in motor driven systems and will decrease GHG emissions by reducing the use of electricity.
Sustainable charcoal NAMA Cambodia Strategy/Policy The objective of the NAMA is to leverage private sector investment in sustainable charcoal production and solid biomass fuels, support forest restoration, and support the conversion of existing producers to sustainable practices
Clean Production Agreements in Chile Chile Project In Chile, the promotion of cleaner production is promoted and coordinated by the National Council for Clean Production (NCCP), an institution under the Ministry of Economy. One of the goals of NCCP for 2020 is to contribute to reducing greenhouse gases through its main management instrument, the Clean Production Agreement (CPA). This voluntary agreement is negotiated and signed by the representative of the industrial organization on behalf of the companies in a particular productive sector and a public administration sector.
Forestry NAMA Chile Strategy/Policy This NAMA aims to advance the implementation of the country's Platform for the Generation and Trading of Forest Carbon Credits (PBCCh).
Price stabilization fund for renewable energy Chile Strategy/Policy Revolving fund to insure renewable energy projects against spot market price fluctuation
Expanding self supply renewable energy systems in Chile Chile Strategy/Policy The objective of the NAMA is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by fostering renewable energy systems in small and medium-sized businesses.
E-mobility readiness plan Chile Strategy/Policy The E-mobility Readiness Plan is designed to promote the introduction of grid-enabled electric vehicles in Chile on a large scale, leading to a target of 70,000 electric vehicles by the year 2020. The plan foresees the implementation of a set of activities to target barriers and provide incentives to achieve the overall target.
Off-grid non-conventional renewable energy Chile Strategy/Policy Incentive program for off-grid implementation of non-conventional renewable energy in industry and commercial sector
CSP NAMA Chile Project The objective is to construct a single CSP plant with an approximate capacity of 50MW in the north of Chile
National Program for Catalyzing Industrial and Commercial Organic Waste Management in Chile Chile Strategy/Policy The objective of this NAMA is to catalyse the instalation of the first facilities for industrial and commercial organic waste management in Chile (it does not include household organic waste).
Santiago Transportation Green Zone Chile Strategy/Policy Low emission vehicles (taxis and Transantiago), bicycle promotion, transit management
Integrated Waste Management in China China Strategy/Policy The objective of the NAMA is to operate integrated waste management and waste-to-energy systems in China.
Transit-oriented development Colombia Strategy/Policy The Colombian NAMA aims to construct lasting infrastructure and buildings that will lock in efficient land use and travel patterns.
NAMA Technology Transfer in the Industrial Sector of the Cundinamarca-Bogotá Region Colombia Project The objective of the NAMA is to promote technology transfer through the development of NAMA pilot projects in the industrial sector of the Cundinamarca-Bogota region, in line with Colombia’s low carbon development strategy.
NAMA for the domestic refrigeration sector in Colombia Colombia Strategy/Policy The objective of the NAMA is to reduce emissions from the domestic refrigeration sector by providing technical support and capacity building.
Unilateral NAMA: Sustainable road-based freight transport Colombia Colombia Strategy/Policy Accelerate the renovation of the cargo vehicle fleet with the aim to improve economic competitiveness and environmental performance of the freight transport sector.
Public Lighting Energy Efficiency Colombia Strategy/Policy The objective of the NAMA is to modernize public lighting.
NAMA TAnDem Colombia Strategy/Policy The objective of the NAMA, also called NAMA for Active Transport and Demand Management, is to improve the quality of urban live and contribute to climate change mitigation through an increasing use of bicycles and a responsible use of motorized transport.
Sustainable Bovine Livestock Colombia Strategy/Policy The objective of the NAMA is to diminish the GHG emissions generated in cattle production and increase the carbon sinks of the pasture agro-ecosystems, through an environmental and productive management system at a regional level, promoting conservation and/or restoration of natural ecosystems, encouraging sustainable productive landscapes through the harmonization of the different public policy tools.
Recycling Program NAMA Colombia Strategy/Policy The NAMA will support the Colombian government in transforming the solid waste sector by overcoming various existing policy, financial, market and social barriers. The cornerstones of the NAMA are regulatory changes, the promotion of alternative waste treatment technologies, creation of appropriate financial mechanisms, and the integration of informal recyclers into the formal sector.
Energy with Renewable Sources in non-interconnected areas Colombia Strategy/Policy The objective of the NAMA is to establish electrification solutions in non-interconnected areas with alternative sources.
Sustainable Waste Management Colombia Strategy/Policy The objective of the NAMA is to focus on sustainable waste management through a shift from landfilling to alternative waste treatments, including composting, mechanical biological treatment and waste-to-energy.
Productive and Technological Reconversion of Colombia's Panela Sector Colombia Strategy/Policy The NAMA seeks to implement strategies towards GHG and pollutant reduction across the Panela sector, focusing on three main technology areas: crop processes, mills technological upgrading and use of sub-products.
NAMA Habitat Colombia Strategy/Policy The objective of the NAMA is to improve planning, coordination and intervention of improvement measures in urban areas.
Supporting Implementation of 100% Renewable Electricity by 2020 Cook Islands Project The Cook Islands Government has set a policy goal for 100% renewable electricity by 2020 with a phased-in implementation plan that achieves 50% by 2015. This NAMA sets out the support requirements beyond that which has already been secured from international sources. Currently, power generation by the public owned electricity systems in the Cook Islands is by diesel generators. The objective of this NAMA is to see all these replaced by renewable sources of electricity, with diesel generators only kept for emergency back-up purposes.
Eco-competitive Livestock sector Costa Rica Not known A more eco-competitive livestock sector through low emission and transformational production practices
Low Carbon Urban and Housing NAMA Costa Rica Strategy/Policy Increase efficiency and decrease emissions from urban housing sector
Public Transport Costa Rica Strategy/Policy The objective of the NAMA is to improve public transport in Costa Rica.
NAMAs in the Costa Rican coffee sector Costa Rica Strategy/Policy Reduction of GHG emissions of the agricultural sector by up to 15% through the implementation of GHG mitigation technologies in coffee production and processing
Ordinary Solid Waste NAMA Costa Rica Not known Not specified
Low Carbon Climate Resilient Development Strategy in Dominica Dominica Strategy/Policy Support the implementation of the Low Carbon Climate Resilient Development Strategy
Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Pig Farms in the Dominican Republic Dominican Republic Strategy/Policy The purpose of this NAMA is to reduce GHG emissions through anaerobic digestion in the Dominican pig farms.
Blue Carbon NAMA Conserve and Restore Mangroves in the Dominican Republic Dominican Republic Strategy/Policy Enable the Dominican Republic to sequester and store substantial blue carbon through the conservation and restoration of mangroves, thus diminishing greenhouse gases from entering the atmosphere. The path to achieving this result through this NAMA includes enhancing and focusing the national level policy environment through collective understanding and commitment to the NAMA; the application of sound science in quantifying the country’s current and potential carbon sequestering and storage capacity; analysis and pursuit of potential carbon credit income for the Dominican Republic; and a participatory role for the private sector and communities around the country to actively support conservation and restoration efforts.
Tourism NAMA in the Dominican Republic Dominican Republic Strategy/Policy The goal of the NAMA is to achieve wide‐spread adoption of alternative energy technologies and address waste management in the tourism sector.
Low Carbon Coffee in Dominican Republic Dominican Republic Strategy/Policy The objective of the NAMA is to reduce GHG emissions in the coffee sector
NAMAs in Cement/Co‐Processing and Waste Sector Dominican Republic Not known Enable the use of waste for co-processing in the cement sector to improve waste disposal and reduce emissions from cement production.
Energy Efficiency in Public Sector Dominican Republic Strategy/Policy The mitigation actions comes from the implementation of energy efficiency measures identified by audits carried out by National Energy Commission (CNE, Spanish acronyms) or other relevant organization validated by CNE, as part of the Energy Efficiency Program. The Dominican Republic government understood that actions for economic development and climate protection can be synergistic and complementary, and has set the firm foundation from a concrete strategy to guide efforts that integrate actions that achieve development and climate compatibility.
NAMA on mass transit in Quito Ecuador Project IDB is providing technical support to the Government of Ecuador in the development of a proposal for the transport sector in Quito.
NAMA on low carbon freight transport Ecuador Not known IDB is providing technical support to the Government of Ecuador in the development of a NAMA proposal for its low carbon freight transport sector.
Ethiopia Addis Ababa Light Rail Transit Transit Oriented Development NAMA Ethiopia Project The envisaged infrastructure consists of two railway project components: the Addis Ababa Light Rail Transit (LRT) and the National Railway Network (NRN). Transport Oriented Development (TOD) is an urban development concept, which promotes mixed-­‐use public, residential and commercial areas, favouring non-­‐motorized modes of transport. High-­‐density urban development along the LRT will increase revenues through ticketing (enhanced ridership) and increase the value of land/leases, which will contribute to the sustainable operation of the LRT.
Ethiopian Green Energy NAMA Ethiopia Strategy/Policy The objective of the Green Energy NAMA is to develop a rural electrification program, staring with pilot projects using RE mini grids
Ethiopian Urban NAMA: Creating Opportunities for Municipalities to Produce and Operationalise Solid Waste Transformation (COMPOST) Ethiopia Strategy/Policy This NAMA aims to promote significantly greater use of Integrated Solid Waste Management (ISWM) and Urban Green Infrastructure (UGI) approaches in Ethiopian cities and towns in alignment with the national Growth and Transformation Plan for the urban sector.
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Feasibility studies

  Country Type of action Objective
Development of concentrating solar power plants in Algeria Algeria Project The objective is to help Algeria in developing its solar potential, which is one of the most important in the world, by launching major projects in solar thermal.
Energy efficiency in residential buildings Algeria Strategy/Policy Increase energy efficiency in new and existing residential buildings using mature technologies.
Renewable energy for rural and isolated villages in Argentina Argentina Project The objective of the NAMA is to construct 175 micro-scale hydro facilities in rural villages with no energy, and in villages with diesel fired generators.
Intelligent transport system Bhutan Project The objective is to assess the feasibility of an "Intelligent transport System" by encouraging commuters to take the bus.
Comprehensive mobility plan for Belo Horizonte, Brazil Brazil Strategy/Policy The aim of the Comprehensive Mobility Plan of the city of Belo Horzonte is to increase the modal share of non-motorized and public transport in Belo Horizonte in order to reduce GHG emissions, improve the quality of the transport network, and to realise other environmental benefits. This NAMA feasibility study comprised measures to enhance and promote the infrastructure and operation of these two modes, and also integrate land-use and parking policies. As the third largest city in Brazil, which has 40 cities with more than 500,000 inhabitants, replication of this activity could have a transformational impact on urban transport across the country. The marginal cost of implementing the integrated urban mobility plan was been estimated as US$2.7 billion, and the supported NAMA was estimated to cost US$36 million of this total, therefore comprising part of a wider funding package.
Assisted phytostabilization of massive mine wastes Chile Project The goal of the study was the development of cost-effective methods for assisted phytostabilization of TSF using biosolids (and other massive organic residues)
Programme for Energy Efficiency in the Transport Sector in Chile Chile
Supported NAMA for Improvement of Road-based Freight sector Colombia Project Accelerate the renovation of the cargo vehicle fleet with the aim to improve economic competitiveness and environmental performance of the freight transport sector.
Sustainable Charcoal Value Chain In Ivory Coast Côte d'Ivoire Strategy/Policy The objective of the NAMA is to improve the efficiency and the effectiveness of the charcoal value chain and enable the country to remove a major driver of deforestation while increasing energy security and sustainability.
Egyptian renewable energy investment Egypt Strategy/Policy Contribute to the target of 20% renewable electricity generation by 2020. A feed-in tariff is to be developed for several sources of renewable energy and a renewable energy support fund to be set up to back feed-in tariff payments.
V-NAMA for the urban transport sector Georgia Strategy/Policy The objective of the NAMA is to reduce GHG emissions in the urban transport sector.
Sustainable Charcoal Value Chain In Ghana Ghana Strategy/Policy The objective of the NAMA is to improve the sustainability of the charcoal value chain.
Solid Waste Treatment and Final Disposal Indonesia Project This NAMA concerns the construction and operation of waste treatment and final disposal sites in Legok Nangka and Nambo in West Java Province.
Sustainable Peatland Management in Indonesia Indonesia Strategy/Policy This study is intended to develop into a NAMA with the objective to
City wide mitigation programme of Greater Amman Municipality Jordan Strategy/Policy To reduce emissions in municipal waste, urban transport, sustainable energy, and urban forestry estimated to average around 560 ktCO2e per year.
Restoration of forests on degraded lands Kenya Not known Restore forests on 960,000 hectares of degraded lands by 2030 to abate 32.6 MtCO2e
Public transport development in Lebanon Lebanon Strategy/Policy This aim is to modernize the transport system which today depends on a large share of old passenger vehicles.
Scaling up RE and EE in the Lebanese building sector Lebanon Strategy/Policy The objective is to achieve significant improvements in energy efficiency, and an increase in the use of renewable energy in the buildings sector in greater Beirut, leading to a decrease of energy consumption and a reduction of GHG emissions. These improvements re to be achieved mainly through the use of solar PV for residential and commercial buildings, solar water heating (SWH) installations and other energy efficiency measures.
Reducing GHG emission factor of electrical sector in Lebanon Lebanon Strategy/Policy The objective is to improve the performance of Lebanese electricity production, covering the existing objectives set out in the government strategy for the electricity sector, and to mobilise financial resources to help reduce the emission factor of electricity production in Lebanon by 40%.
NAMA for the sustainable use and disposal of the biomass in Mexico, turning it into renewable energy Mexico Project The NAMA has two objectives.

In the short term, the objective is:

  • Incorporation and compliance to a voluntary environmental program of the Tequila industry for the sustainable disposition of vinazas, bagasse and agave leaf, considered today as a waste.
  • Replacement of fossil fuel in the Mexican industry with renewable biofuel derived from the agave, promoting the installation and operation of biomass based cogeneration systems that use agave waste from the Tequila industry.
  • Accreditation of emissions reduction in the production of Tequila through the distinctive "Holohuella CO2" (hologram-carbon footprint) as a physical proof to adhere to the bottle.
In the long term, the NAMA will incorporate to the voluntary environmental program, other biomasses considered a waste besides the Agave.
Optimization of the conventional bus system in the valley of Mexico City Mexico Not known The objective of the NAMA is to improve the conventional bus system in the valley of Mexico. The actions reviewed as a NAMA in this feasibility study were the: establishment of an appropriate institutional and regulatory framework, the implementation of changes in the bus system (such as the reorganization of routes and concession management), public awareness raising and outreach, and the implementation of a transport monitoring system.
Multipurpose utilization of biochar in Mongolia Mongolia Project This NAMA intends to leverage the use of biochar across the country.
Residential buildings energy efficiency in Morocco Morocco Strategy/Policy Incorporate several measures to incentivize the uptake of solar hot water systems, accelerate the adoption of compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFL), implement measures related to the thermal performance of buildings and incorporate energy efficiency labeling of appliances.
Demand-side energy efficiency programme in industry Morocco Strategy/Policy To promote energy efficiency activities in the manufacturing sector based on specific incentives and demonstration projects.
NAMA for the construction sector in Peru Peru Strategy/Policy Reduce the carbon footprint of the construction industry:
  • Achieve a a 20% reduction in GHG emissions compared to the baseline for the brick sector by 2020
  • Achieve a 10% reduction in GHG emissions in the cement sector by 2020;
  • Achieve an allocation of 5% of the Green Code budget to the 'Mi Vivienda' and 'Techo Propio' programmes, which promote home ownership.
Developing a solid waste inventory and identifying NAMA options Peru Strategy/Policy Market-readiness preparation for a range of multi-source funded waste-sector NAMAs to achieve waste collection targets, waste disposal targets, recycling targets, waste-to-energy targets and waste management enforcement targets
Sustainable Charcoal Value Chain in Rwanda Rwanda Strategy/Policy The objective is to modernize the wood-energy sector in Rwanda by improving the sustainability of the charcoal value chain.
Rollout of electric private passenger vehicles South Africa Not known The NAMA aims to produce and use private passenger electric vehicles in South Africa, with the goal of a 10% penetration of electric private passenger vehicles by 2015. The objective is to decrease GHG emissions by 450 MtCO2 equivalent from 2011 to 2050. The NAMA will help to demonstrate the feasibility and efficiency of electric vehicles, with the potential of making a considerable contribution to the sustainability of the sector, and complementing other national climate change and transport initiatives.
A Regional NAMA Framework for Solar PV in the Caribbean Supranational Strategy/Policy Contribute to renewable energy targets with the overall target to decrease dependency on fossil fuels
Waste and waste water management Thailand Not known Development of a methodology for planning in the waste management sector
Sustainable charcoal in Uganda Uganda Strategy/Policy The objective of this NAMA is to improve the value chain of charcoal in Uganda including the introduction of improved kilns and thereby increase energy security while fighting one of the drivers of deforestation.

The NAMA includes three elements of the value chain:

  • Production
  • Transport
  • Retail
Development of grid-connected renewable energy Uganda Strategy/Policy Support of the development of grid-connected renewable energy generation through a feed-in-tariff and through carbon credit generation
Sustainable Urban Transport Initiative (SUTRI) Vietnam Project
Sustainable Urban Transport Vietnam Project
Production and application of hybrid and electric cars in Vietnam Vietnam Project To reduce GHG emissions from transport sector through the production and application of hybrid and electric cars in Vietnam, towards the target of the Vietnam Government that 6 million environmentally-friendly vehicles will be in operation by 2020.
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