Fact Sheet: Low Emissions Asian Development (LEAD) Program
This factsheet is an overview of the Low Emissions Asian Development (LEAD) program. Included in the factsheet is information on the challenges facing low emissions development and overview of the LEAD program and information on the approach used to implement the program.
The LEAD program helps Asian governments, business and institutions develop frameworks for sustained low-carbon development across all economic sectors. LEAD supports the adoption of low-carbon policies, plans and practices and enhanced human and institutional capacity in four interrelated areas:
- LEDS development and implementation
- Greenhouse gas inventories and accounting
- Carbon market development
- Regional cooperation
This five-year program is designed to build capacity in LEDS development and implementation, greenhouse gas inventories and carbon market development in up to 11 countries: Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.
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