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Detail of GEF Project #298

GEF Project ID298
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameNational Greenhouse Gas Project
RegionAsia and the Pacific
Focal AreaClimate Change
Operational ProgramEA
Approval Date1996-06-01
GEF Agency Approval Date1996-08-15
Project StatusUnder Implementation
Executing AgencyNational Environment Commission, Royal Government of Bhutan
DescriptionThis project aims to build capacity in Bhutan to advance national interests related to climate change. This includes capacity to respond to the UNFCCC, to more actively and effectively pursue energy and natural resource management activities related directly or indirectly to climate change abatement and adaptation, and to take advantage of new opportunities related to the procurement of funding or projects related to climate change. The direct objective of this project is to reduce the rate of growth of greenhouse gas emissions in Bhutan. The project will develop an institutional mechanism to coordinate the activities that are necessary to develop policy options related to climate change and comply with the provisions of the UNFCCC, including the submission of Bhutan’s First National Communication to the UNFCCC.
Implementation Status• Recruited local consultant to : assist the Project Management in documentation, compilation and synthesis during the stock taking exercise to assist Project Management in organizing and facilitating the consultative discussions during stakeholder consultation. under guidance of Project Management will prepare a draft project document, circulate it among the relevant stakeholders and incorporate the comments received. • Conducted inception workshop and first stakeholder consultation. • Produced first draft of stocktaking report and prioritizing methodology, and circulated to the stakeholders, UNDP Country Office and UNDP National Communication Support Programme.
GEF Project Grant
296,600 USD
GEF Grant
296,600 USD
Project Cost
296,600 USD
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