International Experiences and Frameworks to Support Country-Driven Low-Emissions Development

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Countries can use low-emission development strategies (LEDS) to advance sustainable development, promote private-sector growth, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This paper proposes a framework -- or support infrastructure -- to enable the efficient exchange of LEDS-related knowledge and technical assistance. Under the proposed framework, countries share LEDS-related resources via coordinating forums, 'knowledge platforms,' and networks of experts and investors. The virtual 'knowledge platforms' foster learning by allowing countries to communicate with each other and share technical reports, data, and analysis tools in support of LEDS development. Investing in all elements of the framework in an integrated fashion increases the efficacy ... continued below

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Benioff, R.; Cochran, J. & Cox, S. August 1, 2012.

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Countries can use low-emission development strategies (LEDS) to advance sustainable development, promote private-sector growth, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This paper proposes a framework -- or support infrastructure -- to enable the efficient exchange of LEDS-related knowledge and technical assistance. Under the proposed framework, countries share LEDS-related resources via coordinating forums, 'knowledge platforms,' and networks of experts and investors. The virtual 'knowledge platforms' foster learning by allowing countries to communicate with each other and share technical reports, data, and analysis tools in support of LEDS development. Investing in all elements of the framework in an integrated fashion increases the efficacy of support for country-driven LEDS.

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  • Presented at the Low-Emissions Development Policy Implementation Forum at the World Bank, 13 July 2012, Washington D.C.; Related Information: Prepared by the Coordinated Low Emissions Assistance Network (CLEAN)

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Benioff, R.; Cochran, J. & Cox, S. International Experiences and Frameworks to Support Country-Driven Low-Emissions Development, article, August 1, 2012; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc835137/: accessed November 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.