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As of: January 2018

Mobilizing the Co-Benefits of Climate Change Mitigation through Capacity Building among Public Policy Institutions

Objective and activities

The project strengthens institutions in the target countries in their ability to advice their ministerial clients on the co-benefits of climate change mitigation, in order to spur ambitious as well as effective INDC implementation. Climate protection measures are largely discussed in the light of “burden sharing” whereas important benefits – such as for local value creation, employment, health, water use, energy access and energy security – are frequently overlooked. In collaboration with national knowledge partners, the project elaborates country specific co-benefits of climate policies, with emphasis on the opportunities presented by renewable power generation. The project links these potentials to mitigation strategies and measures in the target countries and enables international mutual learning and capacity building among policymakers, knowledge partners and multipliers on enabling environments to seizing the co-benefits of climate change mitigation.

State of implementation/results

Project in implementation

Project data

India, South Africa, Turkey, Vietnam

Implementing organisation:

Partner institution(s):
International Energy Transition (IET) - Germany;Renewables Academy AG (RENAC);Unabhängiges Institut für Umweltfragen e.V. (UfU)

BMUB grant:
€ 3,765,000

03/2017 till 02/2020

Fact sheet:
COBENEFITS - From burden sharing to opportunity sharing

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