Towards Climate-Friendly Transport Technologies and Measures (TRANSfer II)

The objective of the TRANSfer project was to support developing countries to develop and implement climate change mitigation strategies in the transport sector as „Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions“ (NAMAs). The project followed a multi-level approach: At country level, TRANSfer supported selected partner countries in developing and implementing NAMAs in the transport sector. The NAMAs supported by the project covered a broad variety of approaches in the partner countries Indonesia, the Philippines, South Africa, Tunisia, Peru and Colombia. At international level and closely linked to the UNFCCC process, the project helped accelerate the learning process on transport NAMAs with a comprehensive set of measures (events, training, facilitation of expert groups, documents with guidance and lessons learned such as the transport NAMA handbook and a database) which is an interactive wiki-based portal that provides access to transport NAMAs.

Project data

Colombia, Indonesia, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, Tunisia
IKI funding
6,470,074.90 €
10/2013 till 09/2018
Implementing organisation
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Political Partner
  • Climate Change Commission (CCC) - Philippines
  • Departement of Transport and Communications (DOTC) - Philippines*
  • Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) - South Africa*
  • Department of Transport - South Africa
  • Diverse climate change relevant institutions in the respective partner countries/Diverse klimarelevante Institutionen in den entsprechenden Partnerländern
  • Ministry of Environment, Housing and Territorial Development (MinAmbiente) - Colombia
  • Ministry of Environment (MINAM) - Peru
  • Ministry of Transport - Colombia
  • Ministry of Transport and Communication (MTC) - Peru
  • Ministry of Transportation - Indonesia
  • National Agency for Energy Management (ANME) - Tunisia
Implementing Partner
  • Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT) Foundation

State of implementation/results

  • Project completed.
  • In all partner countries mitigation measures in transport have been elaborated as NAMAs. The topics reach from sustainable urban transport, to the heavy duty vehicle fleet and mass rapid transit.
  • With support of the project, two NAMA Facility proposals have been prepared and selected for further support (Indonesia and Peru).
  • Two expert groups have been established which work on MRV in transport and Climate Finance for Sustainable Transport.
  • The component “Support of the German Partnership for Sustainable Mobility" provided German Know-how for the elaboration and implementation of NAMAs.
  • The support of the "Partnership on Sustainable Low Carbon Transort" (SLoCaT) strengthened transport in international fora.

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