The EC-LEDS program supports development impact assessment (DIA) activities and tools, providing key resources to facilitate DIA processes and analysis globally. DIA supports the evaluation and communication of links between low-emission development actions and a country's social, economic, and environmental development goals, such as improved public health, job creation and energy access. Robust development impact assessment processes inform decision-making and catalyze implementation of low emission development strategies (LEDS) and Nationally Determined Contributions.
Tools In Action
DIA Visual Tool
The DIA visual tool supports qualitative and quantitative DIA analyses to inform decision-making and catalyze implementation of LEDS actions.
The DIA Toolkit helps practitioners and policymakers find tools and approaches to assess specific impacts of LEDS actions. These tools and impact analyses can feed into broader DIA processes described on this webpage. Learn more about the toolkit.
The International Jobs and Economic Development Impacts (I-JEDI) model estimates gross economic impacts from wind, solar, biomass, and geothermal energy projects. The model's outputs can feed into a broader DIA framework and provide valuable information for specific LEDS actions, supporting prioritization and informed decision-making.
More LEDS Tools
See our Tools Library.
- Development Impact Assessment Highlights Co-Benefits of GHG Mitigation Actions
- Assessing Development Impacts Associated with LEDS: Lessons Learned from Pilot Efforts in Kenya and Montenegro
- Development Impact Assessment Case Study: South Africa
Learn about the LEDS Global Partnership (GP) Benefits Assessment Working Group.
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